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

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

Even at Wimbledon, the home of lawn tennis, updates of England's goals were spread by fans watching or listening to the match on their cell phones.

England's fairly muted celebrations reflected the routine nature of the victory over a hard-working Swedish side that had already gone further than expected in its first major tournament without Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Employed deeper, to the left of Jordan Henderson, he has been asked to fulfil a different role for England and it is taking some adapting to. In 2014, the team didn't even make it out of the group stage.

England fans lose all control. Fans stuffed in, from wall-to-wall, cheering for their team to come out ahead.

"We owe the fans a lot of thanks as well for the way they have supported us".

These are qualities that have helped this England team close a distance with their public that seemed firmly entrenched after a succession of recent tournament failures.

England had laboured without reward before Ashley Young lined up a corner on the left and his curled effort was met by Maguire charging forward with conviction and barging Emil Forsberg out of his way to power a header down into the net.

Just look back on how Harry Maguire, who headed in yesterday's first goal, reported for England duty for the first time a year ago with his clothing in a black trash bag rather than designer luggage. When the disappointment has run its course, these players will look back on this World Cup with pride.

The championship match, between the semifinals winners, will be played on Sunday, July 15.

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In response, Pakistan got off to the worst possible start as they lost two wickets in the opening over bowled by Glenn Maxwell . For Pakistan Mohammad Amir picked up three wickets while Shadab Khan claimed two wickets.

"But that's something we'll work on and take to the next game".

England produced a composed display to frustrate Sweden just days after triumphing on penalties against Colombia and are now preparing for a shot at the final in Moscow this Wednesday.

"Yes, I definitely believe they are (good enough to win the World Cup)", Sweden boss Andersson said.

At the start of his tenure in 2016, Southgate realised he had to deliver an important message to his players: Any success with England will be greater than anything achieved with their clubs. Congratulations to both the team and the coach.

"We knew the first goal would be crucial and they didn't really threaten us until later on in the second half where we were a bit naive and open to counter attacks".

It was from his headed assist that Harry Kane scored the last-gasp victor against Tunisia.

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

It's been a long time between drinks for England football fans.

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