England beats Sweden to reach first World Cup semifinal since 1990
Posted: 9:09 AM, Jul 07, 2018
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<p>Marcus Berg of Sweden consoles team mate Sebastian Larsson following their team's defeat during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Quarter Final match between Sweden and England at Samara Arena on July 7, 2018 in Samara, Russia. </p>
England reached its first World Cup semifinal since 1990, comfortably beating Sweden 2-0 with a commanding performance in Samara.
Harry Maguire's first-half header set the Three Lions on their way to victory, before Dele Alli's header in the second period ended the match as a contest.
In truth, it was a comfortable victory and England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was more than a match for the three chances Sweden created.
England now wait to find out which of Croatia or host Russia will be its semifinal opponent.
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