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SWEDEN v ENGLAND
The stated purpose of England’s trip to Sweden may simply be to provide opposition for the opening of their new national stadium, but for manager Roy Hodgson, this is a crucial litmus test.
Spain will be rubbing their hands in glee after watching this game.
In the end, England stuck to their grand old tradition of making life difficult for themselves.
When England needed someone to deliver, it was her youngest stars who stood up to be counted.
Former England striker Stan Collymore likes what he has seen of England so far, and believes the Three Lions will notch a one-goal victory over the Swedes tomorrow morning (Singapore time).
It's the stuff that dreams are made of, says our analyst Ray Houghton.
Ukraine, taking part in their first European Championship, couldn't have asked for a better start after they beat Sweden 2-1 this morning (Singapore time).
The final pool of the European Championship is perhaps the most intriguing one of all.
France, with their quality, could be a decent bet to go all the way from Group D, after battling humiliation from the 2010 World Cup.
Student Will Lim, 23, panicked when his friend, Mr Lee Ying Cong, also 23, could not be contacted for three days and even missed an important exam.
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