10 Stats ahead of England-Sweden 2018 World Cup Quarter-final

0 – England are the only quarter-finalist yet to keep a clean sheet in the 2018 World Cup, conceding exactly one goal in each of their four matches.

2 – England and Sweden have met twice in the World Cup, both matches ending in a draw (1-1 in 2002 and 2-2 in 2006).

3 – Harry Kane currently leads the race for the Golden Boot with six goals; half of those have come from the penalty spot.

9 – Harry Kane was targeted by Colombia in the previous round with the England striker being fouled nine times.

11 – 11 of Emil Forsberg’s 14 attempts on goal so far at the 2018 World Cup have come from outside the penalty area.

14 – Only Argentina’s Javier Mascherano and Mexico’s Héctor Herrera (15 each) have committed more fouls than Sweden striker Marcus Berg so far at this tournament.

60% – England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has only saved six of the 10 shots on target he’s faced so far this summer.

75% – Three of the four goals England have conceded so far at the 2018 World Cup have come from set pieces (1 penalty, 1 indirect free kick and 1 corner).

75% – Sweden have kept three clean sheets in their four matches so far in Russia with only Germany beating Robin Olsen so far.

78% – Seven of England’s nine goals in this tournament have come fro a corner in someway.  Four of their goals have come directly from corners, whilst the three penalties they have earned were all from corners.  Gareth Southgate’s side have two goals from open play – the first was Jesse Lingard’s long-range strike against Panama and the second was Harry Kane’s freak deflection in the same game.

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