England are suitable opponents to open Sweden's Friends Arena in Stockholm having played against them in four major tournaments over the past 20 years.
Last year the Three Lions finally ended a hoodoo which had lasted since 1968 against the Swedes when Fabio Capello's side beat the Scandinavians at Wembley in November last year - not so much a monkey off their back but the Planet of the Apes.
And then came a competitive win at Euro 2012 in an exciting and error-strewn game of football which Danny Welbeck settled with an innovative finish.
Watch that and five other matches between the teams below...
1992 EUROS, SOLNA
1995 UMBRO CUP, ELLAND ROAD
1998 EURO 2000 QUALIFIER
2002 WORLD CUP, SAITAMA
2006 WORLD CUP, COLOGNE