England dominates to move one step away from World Cup final

Sweden are'bloody difficult to play against

Sweden are'bloody difficult to play against

Gareth Southgate revelled in an "incredible feeling" but warned that England are still developing after beating Sweden 2-0 to secure a first World Cup semifinal appearance in 28 years.

Sweden manager Janne Andersson had warned his side England were a match for them at set-pieces, and so it proved when Maguire connected with Ashley Young´s corner after a low-key first half hour.

Sweden will work to neutralise the threat posed by England's Harry Kane on Saturday, when the two sides meet in the World Cup quarter final tie in Samara.

Captain Harry Kane added: 'Whoever.

Many football fans make bold claims about their football teams, stating that they will do some random forfeit if their team actually succeeds in the unthinkable.

One player nearly certain to line up against Sweden is Stones, one of the few to have started all four England games at the World Cup.

England had not kept a clean sheet in their four previous matches and had Pickford to thank for ensuring they did not concede this time.

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Their manager made his feelings known after the match in Moscow, while over quarter of a million Colombians signed a petition asking for the game to be replayed.

On 58 minutes, England's lead was doubled when Jesse Lingard put a cross on a plate for Dele All who easily planted his header into the net from close range.

Mark Lawrenson, BBC Sport: "The thing that impressed me most about England against Colombia was the way they stood up to the provocation they faced". Sharing a throwback picture of the pair, he wrote: "Yo @davidbeckhamif @england wins I buy you dinner where ever you want in the world, but if @swemntwins you buy me whatever I want from @ikeasverige ok?"

He joked: "Because i said we aint going home she came here".

'We knew it was going to be hard and what they [Sweden] bring to the party, and we managed it very well, ' he said on BBC One.

Pickford had relatively little to do in a quiet first half, but the England goalkeeper produced a vital stop to claw away a Marcus Berg header minutes after the restart.

Sweden last reached the World Cup semifinals in 1994, and ended up finishing third.

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