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Sweden 0-2 England: Three Lions roar into World Cup semi-finals (AS IT HAPPENED) LIVE UPDATES

7 Jul, 2018 13:41
Sweden 0-2 England: Three Lions roar into World Cup semi-finals (AS IT HAPPENED)
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England have beaten Sweden 2-0 to book a place in the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990. Relive all the action with the updates from the game below.

  • 07 July 2018

    16:03 GMT

    We'll leave you with the stats from today's game. You can also read our full match report by clicking here.  

    We'll be back with more updates later as Russia and Croatia bid to book their place in the semi-finals alongside England. 

  • 15:51 GMT

    A fairly comfortable win for England in the end, although Pickford was called on to make three excellent stops. 

    England posed more threat going forward, and two headers have won it for them - the first for Harry Maguire from a corner, the second from Dele Alli.

    The Three Lions march on to Moscow, where they will face the winners of tonight's Russia versus Croatia match. 

     

  • 15:48 GMT

    Full time: Sweden 0-2 England

    England are in the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990!

  • 15:43 GMT

    90 mins: Sweden with a free-kick on the edge of the England box, dangerous position, but Augustinsson blasts well over. Sweden's World Cup hopes fading. 

    5 minutes of added time, not sure where that's come from, but still...

  • 15:41 GMT

    Dele Alli became England's second-youngest ever World Cup scorer with his second-half goal. 

  • 15:40 GMT

    84 mins: Another change for England. Jordan Henderson makes way for Eric Dier in midfield. England looking to shut up shop. 

  • 15:33 GMT

    82 mins: Lingard is played in by Kane but his shot is blocked on the edge of the box. England seeing this game out comfortably so far. The Three Lions just 10 minutes away from a first World Cup semi-final since 1990...

  • 15:30 GMT

    75 mins: Into the last 15 minutes in Samara. England make their first change as goalscorer Dele Alli makes way for Fabian Delph.

    Alli's place in the starting 11 was in doubt, but he delivered with that headed goal.  

  • 15:27 GMT

    72 mins: Just as we were saying England were looking the likelier to score, Sweden break and have a golden chance to pull one back. Berg collects in the box and shoots on the turn, but Pickford gets his fingertips on it to push the ball over. The England stopper has been immense today.  

  • 15:24 GMT

    70 mins: England looking much the likelier to score the next goal here. Alli and Sterling seeing a lot of the ball in particular.