Engand's Dele Alli busts out Fortnite dance in World Cup match
Jul 11 2018
Before a crowd of 39,991 at the Samara Arena, England were meticulous in dispatching Sweden through headed goals by Harry Maguire and Dele Alli in the 30th and 59th minutes respectively.
Harry Kane says he and his England "brothers" are prepared to do whatever is required as they continue to chase their World Cup dream. We knew we would have the majority of the ball and it was a case of breaking them down because Sweden are a really well organised team.
And the former England captain responded: "If Sweden win I will personally take you to Ikea and buy you whatever you need for the new mansion in LA.
We have seen the reactions back home and it's been unbelievable, so we will hopefully give them many more great moments".
England's match against Sweden is their biggest since their last World Cup quarter-final twelve years ago, against Portugal at Germany 2006.
"Up until that corner, I felt that we had everything under control", Sweden coach Janne Andersson said.
Lindelof has proven to me and many United fans keeping a close eye that he can play the hard way.
Just as he had minimal time to reflect on his history-making contribution, so too do the rest of his team-mates as they ponder another impossibly high-stakes clash on Wednesday.
What fans will be most interesting in now, though, is the status with which England will enter that future game at Wembley. It was England's eighth set-piece goal of its 11 in Russian Federation, and the center back's first in global soccer. We had to score those of course but we were faced with a good team. "To get through the two games this week we needed all of that". The win saw England qualify to the semis for the first time in 28 years, only qualifying for the last 4 in 1990's, when Sir Bobby Charlton was in charge.
The standard of England's crossing has particularly stood out this tournament, and Alli added the second goal by meeting a far-post cross from midfielder Jesse Lingard with a powerful header in the 59th.
"Can't do better than that, [scoring in the] quarter-final of the World Cup", Maguire told BBC Sport.
Sweden, for their part, made two changes from the team that saw off Switzerland 1-0 in the last 16.