When did Three Lions last beat Sweden and will Zlatan Ibrahimovic play?

first_img 2 Getty At World Cups, they’ve come up against each other twice and both ended in stalemate.In total, including friendlies, the head-to-head record is eight England wins, nine draws and seven Swedish victories.The last meeting was in 2012, where the Scandinavians won a bonkers friendly 4-2 – and Zlatan Ibrahimovic netted a 35-yard overhead kick.Last 10 meetingsLOST – Sweden 4-2 England (2012 friendly)WON – Sweden 2-3 England (Euro 2012)WON – England 1-0 Sweden (2011 friendly)DRAW – Sweden 2-2 England (World Cup 2006)LOST – Sweden 1-0 England (2004 friendly)DRAW – England 1-1 Sweden (World Cup 2002)DRAW – England 1-1 Sweden (2001 friendly)DRAW – England 0-0 Sweden (Euro 2000 qualifier)LOST – Sweden 2-1 England (Euro 2000 qualifier)DRAW – England 3-3 Sweden (1995 friendly) Will Zlatan Ibrahimovic play?You won’t be seeing any bicycle kicks from Zlatan this summer.The Swede is currently playing for LA Galaxy and hung up his international boots after Euro 2016.talkSPORT will bring you live commentary of England’s World Cup quarter-final clash with Sweden Getty What is England’s head-to-head record with Sweden?Not to put a dampener on England’s celebrations, but their record in competitive games against Sweden is not pretty.The sides have met before eight times in tournaments and qualifiers.Out of those meetings, England have won just one – a 3-2 triumph at Euro 2012 where Andy Carroll, Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott netted.There have been five draws and two wins for the Swedes.center_img England ran out 3-2 winners at Euro 2012 They did it the hard way, but England are through to the World Cup quarter-finals.Attention now turns to Saturday’s clash with Sweden – and history is not on Gareth Southgate’s side. Joe Cole’s famous volley against the Swedes in 2006 2last_img read more