FIFA World Cup 2018: England Beat Sweden To Book Semi-Final Spot
England reached the World Cup semi-final for the first time since 1990 as Harry Maguire and Dele Alli struck either side of the interval to beat Sweden in Samara. Gareth Southgate's side will now face either Croatia or hosts Russia in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday.
Harry Maguire broke the deadlock for England against Sweden on the half-hour mark after a set-piece chance. (Images courtesy: AFP)
England keeper Jordan Pickford was at his best as he snuffed out Sweden's hopes of recovery.
Pickford denied Viktor Claesson in the first half from close range to secure his first World Cup clean sheet.
Dele Alli scored England's second goal in the 58th minute.
England saw off Sweden's charge at the end and earned a semi-final berth.