Analysis: Roy should call on Ã¢ÂÂhorses for coursesÃ¢ÂÂ Carroll to capitalise on Sweden frailties
EnglandÃ¢ÂÂs display in their Group D opener against the French was symptomatic of what fans have already come to expect from the Three Lions under Roy Hodgson.
Tactically disciplined and typically spirited, MondayÃ¢ÂÂs performance Ã¢ÂÂbuilt a solid foundationÃ¢ÂÂ in EnglandÃ¢ÂÂs bid to qualify from their group and reach the quarter-finals.
Scott Parker provided the reality check after the Donbass Arena draw, saying: Ã¢ÂÂI don't know if you can win tournaments playing like that.Ã¢ÂÂ And with the Ã¢ÂÂhardest gameÃ¢ÂÂ now out of the way, the onus will be on England to attack a tad more against a Sweden side now desperate for points after being upset by co-hosts Ukraine.
Tireless front duo Danny Welbeck and Ashley Young were at the heart of EnglandÃ¢ÂÂs brightest moments in the opening 30 minutes, culminating in Joleon LescottÃ¢ÂÂs goal.
However, Hodgson may just be tempted to adopt a different approach at KievÃ¢ÂÂs Olympic Stadium on Friday evening, given their opponents' susceptibility in a certain area.
Sweden appeared well set to kick off their Euro 2012 campaign with three points after Zlatan IbrahimovicÃ¢ÂÂs opener, but contrived to throw them away after a quick-fire couple from home hero Andriy Shevchenko Ã¢ÂÂ both headers.
ShevaÃ¢ÂÂs aerial double means Erik HamrenÃ¢ÂÂs side have now conceded five consecutive goals from headers, with Sweden also allowing Serbia and Iceland (twice) to net with their noggins in two warm-up matches ahead of the tournament (videos below).
Three of those goals have come from corner-kicks, with the zonal marking system currently employed evidently leaving the Scandinavians in a bit of pickle at set-pieces.
It continued against the co-hosts, with Ukraine finding a team-mate with two of their three flag-kicks, while three of the four headed clearances Sweden attempted inside their own penalty area were unsuccessful.
Andy CarrollÃ¢ÂÂs inclusion in HodgsonÃ¢ÂÂs final 23-man squad may have come as a surprise after a disappointing season with Liverpool, but the big man got the nod, thanks largely to two domineering displays against England colleague John Terry in May.
In LiverpoolÃ¢ÂÂs 4-1 victory over Chelsea at Anfield Ã¢ÂÂ four days after his impressive cameo in the FA Cup Final Ã¢ÂÂ Carroll won all seven of his aerial duels, as well as teeing up Daniel Agger to score the RedsÃ¢ÂÂ third.
SwedenÃ¢ÂÂs defence could therefore do without his presence in Kiev, and given the right delivery from Messrs Young, Milner and (and maybe even Downing), CarrollÃ¢ÂÂs contribution could prove key if England are to alleviate some pressure ahead of the Ukraine clash.
SerbiaÃ¢ÂÂs goal v Sweden
IcelandÃ¢ÂÂs goals v Sweden