Concerned England fans make the same joke about the referee against Sweden

Concerned England fans make the same joke about the referee against Sweden

It came hours after England clinched a 2-0 win over Sweden in a dramatic match at the Samara Arena - enabling them to advance to their first semi-final since 1990. Not even the England side from the early 21st century, containing stars like Beckham, Steven Gerrard and a young Wayne Rooney, ever got this far at a major tournament. This approach has been so impressive that a delegation from the German national team has visited the training camp in Repino to see what is being done after England learned lessons from the 2014 winners.

The killer blow, however, arrived in the 59th minute as Jesse Lingard's teasing cross into the box was met by Alli unmarked at the far post to head powerfully past Olsen.

Sweden are competing in their fifth World Cup quarter-final - they've progressed to the semi-final in three of their previous four (1938, 1958 and 1994), losing only in 1934 against Germany.

The crowd went wild after the goal, and Fortnite fans online celebrated yet another World Cup nod to the video game.

"They were better than we were and I have the greatest respect and congratulations to England".

However, Raheem Sterling proved prodigal whenever he was presented with an opportunity to score while captain Harry Kane was cut a frustrated figure as he was starved of service by his midfield.

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I'll start the wave, and let them continue'. "Obviously, that naturally just adds a little bit more pressure", he said. I was shaking through the emotion, the adrenaline rush was way above the limit that I had experienced before".

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

"He's played a few wonderful passes, controls the game".

"Yes, I definitely believe they are", Andersson responded when asked if England were good enough to win the tournament. It was England's eighth set-piece goal of its 11 in Russian Federation, and the centre back's first in global football. Congratulations to both the team and the coach. I think that's a right description for us.

Street-wise, humble and exuberant, too, Southgate's squad has allowed fans to get carried away while the players keep their eyes firmly on the prize of lifting the World Cup trophy.

His blushes were saved by the linesman's flag as he fluffed the first chance, but moments later he ran through again, this time trying to round the keeper, only to be denied once more. "We worked on that in training so credit to the staff".

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