FIFA 2018 world cup: In Saturday’s semifinals, England easily brushed aside a dogged Sweden 2-0 at the Samara arena.
After a cagey first 30 minutes, the game exploded into life, as England took the lead thanks to a thumping header from Leicester city defender Harry Maguire.
Tottenham Hotspur’s midfielder Dele Alli, then wrapped up the game for England a minute shy of the hour mark, with another header, sending them into their frost semifinal since the 1990 tournament in Italy
Their semifinal opponents were confirmed four hours later at the Fisht stadium, where Croatia beat host Russia 4-3 on penalties, in a thrilling game.
Denis Cheryshev and Mario Fernandes scored for Russia, while Andrej Kramaric and Domagoj Vida got the goals for Croatia, who was making it to the semifinals for the first time since 1998.
In the other semifinal next Tuesday, France will face Belgium.
By: Mckoy’s News Sports Team