World Cup: England beat Sweden 2-0 to reach semi-finals

Harry Maguire of England celebrates after scoring (Getty Images)

SAMARA, Russia (AFP) — England comfortably beat Sweden 2-0 on Saturday to reach the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 28 years.

Harry Maguire headed England ahead from a corner in the first half in Samara and Dele Alli doubled the lead with just over half an hour to go.

England will play the winner of the Russia v Croatia quarter-final that takes place in Sochi later on Saturday.


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