Man Utd boss Mourinho unimpressed by 'diver' Maguire in England triumph

Petkovic: Let them think this half of the World Cup is weak

The Three Lions booked a quarter-final spot against Sweden after defeating Colombia on penalties in Moscow on Tuesday night.

The Times, though, sees things rather differently and issues a warning: "Resolute Sweden a team to be reckoned with".

The Reds will be wary about the "World Cup curse", however, as it was not long ago where they signed Serbian winger Milan Jovanovic after his impressive tournament outing, only for the move to dramatically not work out for either party.

After a disappointing 1-1 draw against Switzerland, 2-0 wins over Costa Rica, Serbia and Mexico have taken Brazil into a seventh straight quarter-final and they remain the favorites to erase the scars of a humiliating 7-1 semi-final thrashing at the hands of Germany four years ago.

Russian players were on their knees in exhaustion after defending for 120 minutes in Moscow with just 26 percent possession and they must now summon another huge physical effort, with Croatia expected to dominate the ball once more.

Mild, who is the current sporting director of Gothenburg and played briefly for Wimbledon, made 74 global appearances and was part of the Sweden team that finished third at the 1994 World Cup.

Meanwhile, Jeremy Corbyn wants the whole United Kingdom to get a day off if England win the World Cup in Russian Federation.

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In Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said it was best not to get too excited about what the summit might yield.

The Mirror labelled them: "Snarling, cynical Colombians", while the Sun said: "Brute Force - Kane 'n Co hold their own in street fight".

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has taken aim at England's players after they reached the World Cup quarterfinals.

England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates after the win in Moscow.

But, in the last 30 years, how many times have England beaten Sweden? Is it finally okay to like England?

Eriksson, however, says Sweden's resolute defence which conceded just two goals in the group stage won't fear the Tottenham talisman. "It's going to be a real tough test". He is widely seen as the team's best player ever.

La Celeste are 14/1 to win the tournament and 10/3 to beat France, who are evens to win on Friday, while the draw is 21/10.

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