- England have never beaten Sweden in seven previous competitive meetings. No country has ever stayed unbeaten in eight against England.
- The injured Gareth Barry headed England's winner in a Wembley friendly last November as England beat Sweden for the first time since 1968.
- Four of the last six meetings have ended level, including each of the last three competitive games.
- Sweden have lost their last three European championship finals matches - their worst run of defeats in tournament history.
- England have failed to score more than once in their last seven matches at major tournaments - since a 2-2 World cup draw with Sweden in 2006.
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored in each of Sweden's last four matches. The last player to score in five successive matches for the Swedes was Henrik Larsson back in 2001.
- England made the lowest percentage of passes (51%) in the opposition half of any team in the first round of the group games.
- Sweden have not drawn a match since February last year, a 1-1 friendly against Ukraine in Nicosia. Since then they have won 11 of 15 games and lost four.
- England are unbeaten in nine competitive matches since their 4-1 drubbing by Germany at the 2010 World cup.
- The Swedes have scored in all 11 competitive matches under Erik Hamren's management.
- Ibrahimovic's goal against Ukraine meant he became the fifth player to score at three different European championships: after Jurgen Klinsmann, Vladimir Smicer, Thierry Henry and Nuno Gomes.
- England have won their last four matches at a major tournament on 15th June without conceding a goal, including the Paul Gascoigne- inspired 2-0 win over Scotland at Euro 1996.
- However, England have twice lost on this date in European championships, including the 3-1 defeat by Holland in 1988.
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