England 1-0 Sweden

Young Lions end Sweden hoodoo

November 15, 2011
By James Dall, Wembley stadium
(Archive)
It was a night of records at Wembley. A crowd of 48,876, the stadium's lowest attendance figure in its new form, witnessed England secure their first win over Sweden since 1968, thanks to the Three Lions' 2,000th goal.

After becoming 'world-beaters' at the weekend by defeating Spain 1-0, England rewarded the fans that made the trip to North West London with another pinch of optimism, in a game that initially encouraged but ultimately coasted in its latter stages. That entertainment was ...

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