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How the world reacted to England's win over Sweden

'Cry God for Harry, England, and Saint George!' 



The English press were ecstatic while the Swedish media bid farewell to their team

Rarely has there ever been so much euphoria and unrestrained hope on the front pages of England's newspapers. England is in dreamland after making it through to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years thanks to goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli against stoic Sweden.

Days after laying their penalty ghosts to rest against Colombia, Gareth Southgate's men diligently went about their job in Samara to continue this extraordinary summer and bring the fantasy of replicating the heroes of 1966 closer to reality.

Croatia, who defeated Russia, now await in just England's third-ever World Cup semi-final, with headers either side of half-time by Maguire and Alli securing a comfortable 2-0 quarter-final...

 

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