England backed to win the 2018 World Cup by Sweden coach

first_imgJanne Andersson has backed England to go all the way in Russia and win the World Cup.The Sweden head coach could only watch on as Gareth Southgate’s young and exciting side tore the Swedes to ribbons, sealing a 2-0 win in the process. 1 After advancing to the semi-finals for the first time since 1990, Andersson has backed the Three Lions to end 52 years of pain in Moscow on July 15.“Yes, I definitely believe England are good enough to win it,” he said.“They are forceful, well-organised. I’d like to pay tribute to the team and coach.“They are a good footballing side. I think they would be perfectly able to go all the way.”Goals from Dele Alli and Harry Maguire sealed the victory for England in Samara on Saturday afternoon.After the result, the odds on an English World Cup win shortened even further.They now face Croatia in their semi-final clash on Wednesday at 7pm, where they will face the winners of the Belgium v France game the day before.You can listen to both semi-final fixtures live on talkSPORT.center_img Gareth Southgate celebrates the victory over the Swedes last_img read more