Portugal showing positive signs of being a competitive squad even without their star player, Cristiano Ronaldo as Selecao Das Quinas got a precious 1-0 win over Italy in their latest UEFA Nations League fixture.
England making their way into a dream World Cup 2018 as Gareth Southgate's men successfully advanced into the tournament's semifinal stage after eliminating Sweden.
Three Lions looking quite confident in facing their Scandinavian counterpart as Southgate's side on paper do have slightly better players.
Not being considered as one the favorites to even get out of their group, Sweden certainly have surprised many football lovers with their ability in advancing into the quarter final, but the Scandinavian side are not planning to stop as just yet.
Sweden's surprise continuing as the Scandinavian side made their way into the quarter finals of FIFA World Cup 2018 following their 1-0 victory over Swiss.
Coming into the last 16 as their group winner, Janne Andersson's men looking more confident as they started in such positive fashion, trying to search for goals as early as possible.
A rather unpredictable match up for World Cup 2018 last 16 battle will happen this Tuesday when Sweden facing up against Switzerland.
Both teams' meeting at this stage is certainly not something many football fans were predicting, notably for the Blue Yellow squad, which came out as the winner of their group.
Being predicted to struggle in their attempt to secure a place in the last eight against Mexico, Sweden proved everyone's wrong as they destroyed their Concacaf giant 3-0.
Needing all three points to ensure their passage into the next round, the Scandinavian side immediately go on the offensive as they search for that quick goal.
Losing their last game against Germany in such dramatic fashion certainly left plenty disappointment for Sweden, but they're not giving up on their chance of getting through the group stage as just yet.
Germany's World Cup hope remain alive and well thanks to their dramatic late 2-1 victory over Sweden this weekend.
Knowing the need to pick up all three points so they won't lose their hope of advancing into the knock out stage, Germany put on an aggressive approach since kick off.
Losing their opening game in World Cup 2018 against Mexico, Germany are gunning for redemption as they face up against Sweden on their second group game this Saturday.
The defending champion arrived on the weekend tie not in a good mood following their first match defeat and now they must wake up and get things together if they don't want to get into deeper trouble.