England Wins 2-0 Over Sweden to Go Semi Finals

Sweden's Ola Toivonen, right, and England's Kyle Walker head the ball during the quarterfinal match between Sweden and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

England broke a 28-year-old jinx as they entered the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup, defeating Sweden 2-0 in a quarter-final match at the Samara Arena here on Saturday.

Harry Maguire (30th minute) drew the first blood and Delle Alli (58th) extended the lead for England, who have not been at this stage of the World Cup for 12 years.