Southgate picked England path

SAMARA, Russia |Southgate picked England’s path but now praises Sweden

SAMARA, Russia — Having intentionally steered England into what’s widely considered the weaker half of the World Cup’s knockout bracket, coach Gareth Southgate is now casting the upcoming quarterfinal against Sweden as “bloody difficult.” Southgate sent out a crew of reserves who lost 1-0 to Belgium in their group-stage finale, and after both teams survived … Continue reading SAMARA, Russia |Southgate picked England’s path but now praises Sweden