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World Cup, Day 19 - Sweden v Switzerland, England v Colombia

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The Round of 16 comes to a close on Tuesday, but first, two more nations will round out the quarterfinals field.

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A pair of European surprises kick off the day’s action in Saint Petersburg, while the Three Lions meet a South American powerhouse that is seeking its second quarterfinals appearance in World Cup history.

Sweden and Switzerland will meet earlier in the day, as the former aims to carry its rich World Cup history through its current squad.

The Swiss haven’t reached the quarterfinal phase since 1954, giving Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri something significant to shoot for.

Meanwhile, England hopes to see itself into the final eight, after finishing runners’ up in Group G to Belgium.

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Gareth Southgate’s decision to rest many of his stars in that match will be an intriguing talking point on Tuesday, but the extended layoff should benefit the Three Lions.

2018 World Cup schedule – Tuesday, July 3

Round of 16

Sweden vs. Switzerland, Saint Petersburg -- 10 a.m ET -- LIVE COVERAGE
Colombia vs. England, Moscow -- 2 p.m. ET -- LIVE COVERAGE