Sweden 0 England 2 2018 World Cup

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England players celebrate their World Cup quarter-final victory against Sweden

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Sweden 0 England 2 2018 World Cup

Media pundits give their verdict as the Three Lions beat Sweden 2-0

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Saturday, July 7, 2018 – 9:34pm

Sweden 0 England 2

England are through to the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 after beating Sweden 2-0 at the Samara Arena.

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Gareth Southgate’s side secured their last-four spot after goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli. Leicester City defender Maguire headed in Ashley Young’s corner after half an hour then on 58 minutes Alli also headed in, this time from Jesse Lingard’s cross.

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, the hero in the penalty shoot-out against Colombia, once again impressed with a number of superb saves and was named man-of-the-match.

After the victory England boss Southgate told the BBC: “We knew it was going to be such a different game from the other night, to come back having had extra-time and penalties, with the emotions of it to lift ourselves through a …read more

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