England make it to first semi-final in 28 years

England will now progress to the semi-finals, where they will play against Croatia for a spot in the World Cup final.

The overachieving hosts, the lowest ranked nation in the tournament, were trying to make it to the World Cup semifinals for the first time since the Soviet Union team finished fourth at the 1966 tournament in England.

Two years ago, he was in the stands watching England crash out at the hands of underdogs Iceland at Euro 2016.

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The former Manchester United star wrote on social media: "If England win I buy you dinner wherever you want in the world, but if Sweden wins you buy me whatever I want from Ikea, okay?"

The winning goal from Maguire of Leicester City arrived just on 30 minutes, and it was another textbook set piece for England. Rather, in this case, a dual celebration - of the happy union and England winning the match thanks to Harry Maguire and Dele Alli. It was England's eighth set-piece goal of its 11 in Russian Federation, and the center back's first in global soccer.

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Is it coming home? "And also that little ball that Jesse sent in for Dele, that was great".

If England do beat Sweden and reach the last four, their next match will be in Moscow on Wednesday night, which will be far more accessible.

And while both teams, drinking side-by-side, were civil enough during the game.

Alli has also come up the hard way and helped put a frustrating tournament behind him by wrapping things up after team-mate Raheem Sterling wasted chances and Jordan Pickford superbly denied Sweden's Marcus Berg.

At least England had proved a goal threat, whereas Sweden's blunt attack failed to muster a shot on target until two minutes of the restart. "You have to respect you are faced with a good keeper", Andersson said.

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