Saturday, 7 July 2018

World Cup 2018: England into semi-finals after beating Sweden 2-0



England are through to the semi-finals of the World Cup after beating Sweden 2-0 in a dramatic encounter at the Samara Arena.
 
Harry Maguire opened the scoring for England - heading the ball home from an Ashley Young corner half-an-hour into the game.

 
A Harry Maguire header gave England the lead 30 minutes in
 
 
It was another typical England set piece and Maguire's first international goal.


And Alli was unmarked to turn home Jesse Lingard's cross against a lacklustre Sweden in Samara.


England's Dele Alli celebrates scoring their second goal


England keeper Jordan Pickford pulled off three fantastic saves to keep Sweden out - first turning away a Marcus Berg header, then producing a low stop from Viktor Claesson and finally tipping Berg's shot over the bar.





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