Zlatan: 'I'm Swedish and I believe in Sweden against England'

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Temperatures in both the United Kingdom and Russian Federation are set to soar, with the mercury potentially reaching 33C (91.4F) at home and peaking at 30C (86F) in Samara around kick-off.

Eriksson admitted England's first penalty shootout win in a World Cup will give them great "confidence" but said "Sweden won't be impressed by (Harry) Kane".

Sweden have scored twice from set plays, while England have scored three, the most at the tournament. For example, when England achieved success at the tournament, cheapflightsfinder said there was a spike of 148 percent in flight searches to Russian Federation.

The FCO reminded fans to follow its Be On The Ball advice to prepare well and stay safe during the tournament.

"There are more people coming over, I know people that are coming over now", he said.

"Deep down I think England have one eye on the semi-final and maybe they believe a little bit that they can get to the final", Eriksson said, before warning that England cannot afford to lose to Janne Andersson's side.

"The allocation is about 2,500 and I think we'll have 8,000-9,000 in there to be honest". Well, it's fun for England to have that sort of confidence.

"Sweden will be more or less the same as Iceland in Euro 2016 - they don't have the best footballers in the world, and none of our players would play in the first team of the biggest clubs in the world since Zlatan (Ibrahimovic) has left".

'Their strikers are defenders when it's time to defend and they can defend in their own box as well. I am quite sure about that.

"It's a 50-50, 55-45 game either way the Sweden game".

After leading his side through a light workout following their 1-0 Round of 16 victory over Switzerland, captain Andreas Granqvist said his team have no secrets ahead of the clash with England, who beat Colombia 4-3 on penalties on Tuesday.

The 56-year-old, from Bridgnorth, in Shropshire, said: "It was just wonderful, just a great feeling".

"They should continue doing what they´re doing", Ibrahimovic said. However, the Scandinavians would then not qualify for the finals again until 1970 in Mexico.

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