Despite all the pre-tournament jitters, Russian Federation 2018 has turned out to be one of the best World Cups ever, with high drama and memorable goals making for a thrilling spectacle.
The 36-year-old retired from worldwide football after Euro 2016 but remains Sweden' record goalscorer with 62 goals in total.
"They think they are going to win and they will get an unpleasant surprise on Saturday".
"After previous year of course there will be more pressure and more eyes on us, but I'm confident come kick-off that they will be ready to go".
"The surprise is probably that we're terribly consistent", he added.
Take a look at what they had to say. They are really important messages for us. Sweden have lost to England just once in eight competitive meetings - a 3-2 defeat during the group stage at Euro 2012 - but Andersson said past records are meaningless.
England manager Gareth Southgate has hailed his team's mettle over the course of the World Cup as well, but in his last news conference before the clash with Sweden, he was more keen to talk about comments from some in the opposition camp who have labelled his team as entitled.
"He's incredibly skilled, not just at penalties but as a striker". They're making good things, and hopefully, they could continue.
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Midfielders Naby Keita and Fabinho have already been secured and are set to make their first appearances in a pre-season friendly at Chester on Saturday.
The former Liverpool player and Under-23 coach for the Reds is now managing Rangers in the Scottish Premier League and he spoke about England's chances following his Rangers' 6-0 friendly win against Bury on Friday.
"Football isn't that simple".
Ibrahimovic told Sweden's Expressen newspaper yesterday that "now it's not just about how good you are", adding that England can be "tough and hard to score against".
"It's quite simple, getting a daughter is the most handsome thing you can get as a human being and for a footballer, it's a dream to play in the quarterfinal of the World Cup, so I am just trying to enjoy the moment", Granqvist said in a press conference on Thursday. "We have a clear idea of what we want to do in attack and we want to able to implement all of this".
"Set-pieces will be one key factor".
"I can see a draw and extra-time".
It's a holistic approach.