Twitter reacts as England knock Sweden out of the World Cup
The third quarter-final between England and Sweden saw The Three Lions triumph over the latter courtesy of a 2-0 scoreline.
On the half-hour mark, Harry Maguire opened the scoring for England via a powerful header after flinging himself away from Emil Forsberg. Dele Alli then doubled the lead with a header that came off as a result of Jesse Lingard's neat cross at the edge of the box.
In consequence, Gareth Southgate's side will now face either Russia or Croatia in the semi-final on 11 June 2018.
Here's how Twitter reacted to the match.
Sweden went further than Argentina, Spain, Italy, Netherlands and Germany, but it couldn’t stop England from bringing it home. #ItsComingHome— Rafael Hernández (@RafaelH117) July 7, 2018
17 of the 23 players in England's squad for the 2018 World Cup were not born yet on the previous occasion they reached the #WorldCup semifinals (1 Jul 1990), including today's goalscorers Harry Maguire and Dele Alli #SWEENG— Gracenote Live (@GracenoteLive) July 7, 2018
It all now makes sense why Harry Kane hasn’t scored today 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/GvT2x3qaDF— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) July 7, 2018
I've never seen an England team play with this confidence before. It's fantastic. I love it. Football's coming home! Well played lads, bring on the semi finals! 👏 🏴— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) July 7, 2018
It’s only Sweden— Andy Castell (@AJ3) July 7, 2018
It’s only Swede
It’s only Swed
It’s only Swe
It’s only Sw
It’s only S
It’s coming h
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It’s coming hom
It’s coming home
Dele Alli became the 2nd youngest player to score a World Cup goal for England, behind only Michael Owen in 1998.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) July 7, 2018
150 - Donald Trump has offered Everton $150 million for Jordan Pickford. Wall.— OptaJoke (@OptaJoke) July 7, 2018
3 - Harry Maguire’s forehead is the 3rd largest man-made object that can be seen from space. Target.— OptaJoke (@OptaJoke) July 7, 2018
Sweden: Can I copy your homework?— Troll Football (@TrollFootball) July 7, 2018
England: Yeah just change it up a bit so it doesn't look obvious you copied.
Sweden: Ok pic.twitter.com/D30LhCqoHy
Without immigration the England team would not be here! pic.twitter.com/8wvSKOWnK8— Christiana Amarachi Mbakwe (@Christiana1987) July 7, 2018
England go where the Golden Generation never could 🦁 pic.twitter.com/ZizQpNYOrg— B/R Football (@brfootball) July 7, 2018
Sweden gave us The Pirate Bay, they deserve better than this— Zito (@_Zeets) July 7, 2018
FT England 2 Sweden 0 - IT'S COMING HOME!!!! pic.twitter.com/s775GJpSmw— ⚽️442oons⚽️ (@442oons) July 7, 2018