Fernando Muslera's blunder helps France into the World Cup semi-finals

Fernando Muslera's blunder helps France into the World Cup semi-finals

Sweden coach Janne Andersson said his side were "easy to analyse but very hard to beat" ahead of Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against England in Samara.

Their baby was originally due in June, then was expected on Tuesday when Sweden beat Switzerland 1-0 in the round of 16.

It was only the latest goalkeeping gaffe in a World Cup that's been full of them, with Spain's David De Gea and Argentina's Willy Caballero among those who have also suffered howlers that have cost their team.

Sweden, devoid of a free scoring talisman in the wake of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's global retirement, have worked hard on being difficult to breakdown and a major threat from set-pieces.

But they were not going to Germany - in fact, they struggled even to find anyone who would play them in friendlies. We have a certain style and a general football idea. Sweden are 15-31 down when it comes to corners won in their matches, so we'll add those to create our accumulator with the Betway #betyourway.

Between Mbappe's speed, power, and room for growth, his play looks like a precursor to even more great things to come in his club and global careers - we could be witnessing the start of yet another generational talent.

In summation, what a majority of you expect is France versus Belgium and England versus Croatia in the semi-finals.

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.

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric plays down Christian Eriksen midfield battle
Modric, who has already scored two goals , will be expected once again to pull the strings for Croatia from midfield. Denmark have proved to be a tough nut to crack this World Cup and we expect goals to come hard by in this one.

In the second half with the score knotted 2-2, Mbappe claimed a loose ball amidst the chaos of the box, controlled it, played it to himself, and sent home the go-ahead goal in the 64th minute.

The Golden Eagles stunned the 2010 champions Spain 3-2 on penalties after Russian Federation striker Artem Dzyuba had levelled matters following Sergei Ignashevich's own-goal on Sunday. "We had to work on our set pieces, and we hadn't scored like that yet, even though we do have good specialists in that regard".

"Against Argentina we grew and it wasn't easy".

England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford saves a penalty from Colombia's Carlos Bacca during the FIFA World Cup 2018, round of 16 match at the Spartak Stadium, Moscow.

The Colombians really haven't taken to losing on penalties against England in the knockout stages of the World Cup very well at all.

"We need to get the defence right, we need to be courageous when we have possession". Seven of England's nine goals in the tournament have come from dead-ball situations, a statistic not lost on Andersson.

One of only two teams to win all four games so far, Uruguay boast one of the meanest defences in Russian Federation marshalled by talismanic captain Diego Godin, and a lethal strike force in Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez.

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