Sweden's Granqvist ready to show England what they missed

England have a poor record against Sweden in competitive games

England are benefiting from playing without "enormous pressure" and can go all the way and win the World Cup if they beat Sweden in Saturday's quarter-final, says Sven-Goran Eriksson.

Speaking to reporters at LA Galaxy's training facility in Los Angeles, the 36-year-old, who retired from global football after Euro 2016, said the stakes are getting higher in the knockout stages.

And Eriksson warned that Gareth Southgate's side may have been better off facing tournament favourites Brazil rather than Sweden.

Swede Eriksson guided England to successive World Cup quarter-finals in 2002 and 2006 before resigning.

"I think there are a real lot of disappointed people who have done England for years and years and their families have, quite rightly, said this is what we've been shown on television".

The 3-0 win over Mexico in Sweden's final group match is the only time the Scandinavians have scored more than once in their past 11 official games.

The coach added, "We have played a number of big games this year and we have the same procedure for every game; we have good procedures in place and good habits".

He said: "I think it's a bit disrespectful of them to be confident because their record in this tournament is better than ours, they've played better teams than us and our record against them is really, really poor".

Eriksson said that the Three Lions will find it hard to break Janne Andersson's side down.

They have kept three clean sheets in four outings in Russian Federation but captain Andreas Granqvist will have his work cut out against Harry Kane, the leading scorer in the competition with six goals.

Federation Internationale de Football Association said that it had previously asked the FA to stop displaying unauthorised commercial branding on playing equipment items but that members of the Sweden delegation continued doing so in their round of 16 victory against Switzerland.

If they beat Sweden in Samara, they will be in the semi-finals for the first time since 1990. You don't get afraid when you see this team. It will be very tight.

Eriksson told The Mirror that England face another loss comparable to falling to Iceland at the 2016 European Championship.

"They played twice against Italy and for 180 minutes Italy could not score a goal against them". Germany struggled in the group stage and needed Toni Kroos' free-kick to save them.

The number of goals scored by English striker Harry Kane.

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