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Sweden vs England, Live Score, FIFA World Cup 2018 Quarter-final: Harry Kane and Co Look for Historic Win

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Latest update: England are going in with an unchanged line-up, while Sweden have Mikael Lustig banned and is replaced by Emil Krafth, while midfielder Sebastian Larsson returns from suspension and comes into the side for Gustav Svensson.

Catch all the latest updates from the quarter-final between Sweden and England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Samara.

Latest update: England are going in with an unchanged line-up, while Sweden have Mikael Lustig banned and is replaced by Emil Krafth, while midfielder Sebastian Larsson returns from suspension and comes into the side for Gustav Svensson.

Catch all the latest updates from the quarter-final between Sweden and England at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Samara.

Jordan Pickford and Eric Dier were the heroes in Moscow on Tuesday night as the Three Lions won their first penalty shootout in 22 years.

In their way are the unfancied Swedes, who have already help send Germany home in the group stage and defeated Switzerland in the round-of-16.

The competition is hotting up as we approach the latter stages, with Belgium knocking Brazil out on Friday night after France’s win over Uruguay.

A semi-final against hosts Russia or Croatia await the victors on Saturday.

Join Sportsmail’s JONATHAN SPENCER and LUKE AUGUSTUS with all the live action from the 3pm (BST) kick-off, with our reporters providing all the updates from the Samara Arena.

Marcus Rashford believes the positive mood within the England camp is in complete contrast to their Euro 2016 debacle and the spirit is translating into their performances on the field.

The Manchester United striker says Gareth Southgate’s side are being powered by the feelings of failure and disappointment experienced by England teams at previous tournaments.

The Three Lions play Sweden in Samara on Saturday afternoon for a place in the World Cup semi-finals, where either hosts Russia or Croatia would await them.

The hours are ticking down to England’s World Cup quarter-final against Sweden and the fans are in Samara soaking up the atmosphere ahead of their biggest game in a generation.

Gareth Southgate’s side are favourites for the last-eight clash with a semi-final meeting against either hosts Russia or Croatia in the offing.

And after ending their penalty hoodoo by defeating Colombia in a shootout on Tuesday night, confidence is high in the camp as they aim for a place in the last-four for the first time in 28 years.

It was, Gareth Southgate said, the way Harry Kane reset himself; the way he shut out the dastardly attempts of the Colombians to distract him, even resorting to dragging their studs across the penalty spot.

Kane remained composed — calm for as long as it took for the referee to regain control of a tense, bad-tempered, last-16 contest. And then Kane adopted that now familiar stance, feet apart, three steps behind and to the left of the ball — a ‘routine’, as he called it on Friday night, that has seen him successfully convert four penalties at this World Cup.

Southgate said it reminded him of Jonny Wilkinson, and for a man choosing his words very carefully, who is trying to manage expectations as much as the national football team, that was some statement.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham have agreed the terms of an unusual wager that could see the former England captain taking his Swedish counterpart on an all-expenses paid trip to IKEA.

Ibrahimovic, who plays for Beckham’s former club LA Galaxy, extended a bet ahead of England’s World Cup quarter-final clash with Sweden on social media.

He offered to buy Beckham dinner anywhere in the world if Gareth Southgate’s men emerged victorious on Saturday afternoon, but the stakes only increased from there.

Former English footballer Jimmy Bullard was in a positive yet cheeky mood on Twitter.

World Cup fever has taken over England and Rio Ferdinand woke up with a real spring in his step before the eagerly-anticipated clash with Sweden.

Gareth Southgate’s side take on Sweden in Samara on Saturday afternoon with a place in the semi-finals at stake and the excitement levels are at boiling point.

Former England international Ferdinand, donning the Three Lions kit tracksuit top, took to Twitter in the morning to post an amusing video of himself spurring himself up in front of the mirror before the big clash.

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