England, Croatia move on to World Cup semifinals
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England, Croatia move on to World Cup semifinals

November 5, 2019


Sweden and Russia are out of the World Cup. Just four teams moving on now to the semifinals
— France, Belgium, England and Croatia. Russia was eliminated by Croatia on a penalty
shootout. The home team took the lead in the 31st minute
but Croatia answered eight minutes later. In extra time, Russia struck again to send
it into penalties. Two misses by Russia put Croatia into the
semifinals for the first time since 1998. Meanwhile, England are into their first World
Cup semi-final since 1990 after a 2-to-nil win over Sweden. The first goal was executed in the 30th minute
by Harry Maguire… the second coming from Dele Alli in the 59th. With only four teams remaining, France will
play Belgium on Tuesday… England takes on Croatia the following day.

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