FootballCoin Journal Day 19: England plays against Colombia

July 03, 2018

by xfciulia

harry kane England vs Colombia World Cup 2018 FootballCoin

On Tuesday we will see, probably, one of the most balanced games from the group of 16. It is a game between a South American team and a former winner of the World Cup. The FootballCoin managers stand all the chances to have a successful team.

Sweden versus Switzerland seems to be a game of two very good teams, but not too spectacular. Both of these teams deserve a place in the group of 16. Of course, surprises can happen. How many of you believed that Sweden will win against Mexico with a score of 3 to 0? Even more, how many of you thought that the only points Germany will get at this tournament, will when they play against the Scandinavians?

The last time Switzerland pas present in a final tournament, in 2016, they forced Portugal until the penalty shots. Ever since that loss, in their 20 following games, they have lost only once. They had a good overall performance during the group stage, managing a tie with Brazil. The Swiss have an experienced squad. The stars of the team, Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri, will play today also. FIFA dropped out their initial suspension, which they got due to their celebrating gestures when they scored against Serbia. They then did an imitation of the black eagle of the Albanian flag. 

 England vs Colombia World Cup 2018 FootballCoin

If you missed the Sweden football team for the last years, we can say that their gameplay hasn’t much improved. But their recent results have been very good. Sweden has qualified to the World Cup, leaving the Netherlands and Italy at home. They also qualified from the group stage, surpassing the last World Cup champion, Germany.


A tight game is to be expected, and there are chances we might see some penalties, to decide who qualifies further. Here are 5 players, which are performing today, and who have free player cards in FootballCoin.


  • Granqvist, Andreas (Sweden)




  • Behrami, Valon (Switzerland)




  • Toivonen, Ola (Sweden)




  • Gavranovic, Mario (Switzerland)




  • Forsberg, Emil (Sweden)



Things seem to be going for the better for England’s supporters. Their exaggerated pessimism, they showed before the start of the tournament has transformed into an overflowing optimism, as a consequence to their team’s victory against Panama and Tunisia. Not even their defeat against Belgium had taken it. But, in their defence, both teams used mainly their substitutes in that game.

gareth southgate England vs Colombia World Cup 2018 FootballCoin

Today’s England opponent, Colombia, had a disastrous start of the tournament. In the third minute of their first game, one of their defender, Carlos Sanchez, was already being eliminated, and they were being led. Colombia lost their first game, but they still managed to qualify by winning against Senegal, in their last group game. If they manage to win today,  Los Cafeteros will match their best World Cup performance so far, the one from 2014. 

Yes, there are more than five valuable football players, who have free player cards in FootballCoin, for today’s game. But we will tell you about five of them. We hope you will use the filters when you will start setting your team.


  • Sanchez, Davinson (Colombia)




  • Pickford, Jordan (England)




  • Mina, Yerry (Colombia)




  • Trippier, Kieran (England)




  • Falcao, Radamel (Colombia)


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