England stars relax with yoga after stunning quarter-final victory over Sweden

Ronaldo Kane

With England a goal up, but needing to keep the ball better, Southgate could easily have hooked Dele at half-time and called for Ruben Loftus-Cheek or Eric Dier. He sent in the feed, finding Maguire straightaway from the goal.

He added: "Since I've come into the England camp, Gareth has shown great faith in me, great trust and given me great confidence to go out and play". At 22, Alli became the second-youngest scorer for England at a World Cup behind Michael Owen.

Sweden were a far cry from the side that denied Holland qualification to the World Cup, knocked Italy out of the play-offs and prevented holders Germany making it out of their group.

Instead, the Three Lions took the direct route, with Leicester City centre-back Maguire powering in a header from an Ashley Young corner.

Others noted that it's not the first Fortnite dance Alli has done during a game, nor is it the first time one of the dances has been performed during the World Cup.

Before England's second goal Sweden missed a golden opportunity to level right after the restart but Pickford, who was named man of the match, made an outstanding save, palming Marcus Berg's close-range header away.

It will also be forefront in Gareth Southgate's mind that Kane gave Lovren a torrid time when Tottenham Hotspur played Liverpool last season and the Croatian ended up being substituted after just half an hour. "We worked on that in practice".

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They began solidly against England in a slow and sloppy start to the game that resembled a pre-season friendly at times, only to be outdone by a goal Sweden isn't used to conceding.

"Personally, I don't think I played as well as I should have", he said. Congratulations to both the team and the coach.

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford then produced a series of crucial saves in the final half-hour to seal England's long-awaited spot in the last four.

Sterling's movement was very good, though, causing Sweden's slow defense problems throughout.

The Sweden team got in a huddle after the game and Andersson spoke to the players. We had to score those of course but we were faced with a good team.

England are already guaranteed a heroes' homecoming whatever happens against Croatia in Moscow on Wednesday or, if they win that game, in Sunday's World Cup final.

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