Ibrahimovic and Beckham make World Cup bet

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'We played the way we said we would and we attacked the game.

As you can see in the following images, a number of England fans were hanging around the lobby as footage emerged online and many on social media have made their presumptions.

Maguire opened the scoring in the 30th minute at the Samara Arena and Alli doubled the lead after the break as Gareth Southgate's young squad continued to defy dampened pre-tournament expectations with another confident display.

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Around 10,000 tickets remain unsold for the quarter-final World Cup clash between England and Sweden.

Charlie Nicholas, Sky Sports: "England have more quality, there's absolutely no doubt about that, but I've not been caught up with the fluency of their play".

Far more fancied England sides had failed to reach the last four in the past but Gareth Southgate's young squad powered on as they continued to make a mockery of dampened pre-tournament expectations with another impressive display in Russian Federation. The way the draw has opened up for England is a massive carrot for them, and I think they will continue their progress.

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More than 24 million watched their dramatic penalties win over Colombia to reach the last eight.

Set clear by Jordan Henderson's long pass over the defense late in the first half, Sterling tried to get around Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen but was stopped.

The Sweden team got in a huddle after the game and coach Janne Andersson spoke to the players who, like England's, had gotten further than expected.

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The Swedes took down Switzerland 1-0 in the Round of 16 on Tuesday in Saint Petersburg to clinch their first quarterfinal berth at a World Cup since 1994.