Roy Hodgson is set to partner Andy Carroll and Danny Welbeck up-front as England look to record their first win of Euro 2012.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is expected to drop out, with Ashley Young moving out to the left wing. Hodgson has no fresh injury concerns, although Martin Kelly is still suffering from a virus, so he is not expected to make wholesale changes for what is a must-win match for both sides.

England captain Steven Gerrard and Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker will resume their partnership in the middle, and James Milner will continue on the right-flank.

Glen Johnson has overcome a toe infection and will play at right-back, while Wayne Rooney serves out the final game of his suspension. Sweden have been something of a bogey team for England, who are yet to beat their Scandinavian opponents in competitive action despite seven attempts.

The two sides did meet in a friendly last November, and England ran out 1-0 winners after a Gareth Barry header broke the deadlock.

Sweden are likely to bring in West Brom centre-back Jonas Ollsson, with Andreas Granqvist swapping to right-back. Johan Elmander came on as a sub against Ukraine and should be fit enough to start. He could replace Markus Rosenberg, who was removed after an ineffective 60 minutes against Ukraine.

Ibrahimovic the key threat

Roy Hodgson has identified Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the man most likely to trouble England's defence this evening . The AC Milan striker scored against Ukraine, and caused problems throughout the match with clever movement and excellent hold-up play.

Hodgson, who spent time in Sweden as manager of Halmstad and Malmo, praised his opponents tactical discipline before the match.

"They are organised as a result of years of work based on English coaching," said Hodgson. "Their major weapon is Ibrahimovic - he is one of the best strikers in European football."

Sweden coach Erik Hamren is confident his side will produce an improved performance, after he watched his team slump to a 2-1 defeat in their opening game.

"We're not reaching the level we want to and that's my responsibility as a coach," said Hamren. "We didn't show the courage we were supposed to. Only five or six players did. We all need all the players doing that."

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