Sweden coach Janne Andersson claimed England are capable of going all the way to lifting the World Cup, after the Three Lions eliminated the Nordic team.
England won 2-0 over Sweden in the quarter-finals stage of the World Cup, which means they will be facing either Russia or Croatia, whoever comes on top, on Tuesday. Harry Maguire and Dele Alli were the ones to lead the team into the last four phase for the first time since 1990.
“Yes, I definitely believe they are,” Andersson said when asked if England were good enough to win the tournament, according to AFP.
“They’re strong and well-organised. I’d like to pay tribute to both the team and the coach.”
“They’re a good football side, they don’t give a lot of openings. I believe they are perfectly capable of going all the way.”
Sweden, on the other side, did their best since 1994, when they finished fourth.
“We came through to the quarter-finals in a World Cup. I think we performed really well to get here, we just weren’t good enough to beat this side today,” Andersson said.