Rashford was the only player to feature against Colombia to train in the pouring rain at Spartak Zelenogorsk, where he was part of an eight-strong playing group outnumbered by staff.
England's chances against Sweden could be made all the tougher by injuries, with Southgate joking the dressing room was "like a scene from M*A*S*H*". "We had the belief and the resilience to get over the line". I think Kyle's is cramp. 'Keep the flag flying for us...'
"We've not got a good record against them".
"England have got some fantastic players here and some players are going to want to go in a bit hard and try to rough them up a bit", Trippier observed before reiterating his original point.
But despite all the euphoria generated back in England by his team's progress, Southgate cautioned against getting too far ahead of themselves.
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"I think we've learned a lot from the game so hopefully we can take it in to the next one". But then we are very much one game at a time.
"We played so well in the 90 minutes, we showed resilience to come back from huge disappointment and kept calm", Southgate told ITV.
"I'm feeling better than Spain did", Vardy responded when a supporter asked how he was feeling.
- Kane's run in Russian Federation also echoes how clinical Lineker was from close range - all six of the latter's goals in 1986 came from in or very close to the six-yard box.
He added: "Somebody messaged me today, saying: 'I still wouldn't trust you over a four-foot putt!' I don't care if I'm not the biggest keeper because it's about being there in the moment and making the save, and I was", he said in his post match interview.
England fans were left sat on the edge of their seats during last night's nail-biting game after Harry Kane scored the first goal just minutes into the second half after Carlos Sanchez fouled the England captain during a free-kick.