Gerrard: With All Due Respect, Sweden Are Not France

England captain Steven Gerrard has demanded his team mates to have the fighting spirit back as they face Sweden in the second match of their group stage.


England Captain Steven Gerrard

England played a 1-1 draw with a well organized looking France in their opening match of their Euro 2012 campaign.Ukraine are topping the group with 3 ponts after beating Sweden 2-1.Steven Gerrard has demanded his team mates to give their 100 percent in order to steal three points from their game against Sweden.

He mentioned that the tactics would be the same and they would be a difficult opponent for Sweden to be defeated.France had a good ball possession against England while Gerrard wants his team to capitalize the chances created during the game.

He said “We need to be braver on the ball. We need to create a bit more as we need three points on Friday.

“With all due respect, Sweden are not France.”