Euro 2012: England 3 Sweden 2

England have beat Sweden 3-2 in the Euro 2012 Group D match in Kiev with goals from Andy Carroll, Theo Walcott and Danny Welbeck.

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What the newspapers say about England's victory

The sports pages are dominated by England's 3-2 victory against Sweden last night. Goal-scorers Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott are hailed as heroes. Read the match report here.

  • The Sun: To Hell... and Beck
  • The Mirror: Revenge is Swede
  • Daily Mail: Welbeck to the rescue to leave Hogson's men in driving seat
  • The Independent: Walcott inspires comeback as England rescue sweet victory
  • The Express: Theo Walcott saves Roy Hodgson's boys


England fans celebrate Sweden win

England fans celebrated into the early hours of this morning after a thrilling victory against Sweden at Euro 2012.

The Three Lions looked set for defeat when they trailed 2-1 in the second half.

England fans enjoy their team's first victory of Euro 2012. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

But they fought back to claim a 3-2 victory which left their supporters delighted as they poured out of the Olympic Stadium at midnight local time.

Many England fans headed to the fan zone in Independence Square after the match.

England fans in full voice after the final whistle in Kiev. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

ITV's Rags Martel tweeted that a small group of England fans had waited for the team to arrive back at their hotel in Krakow. They were chanting "3-2, even Carroll scored".

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