The last two matches of the quarter finals were held of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. The match wise highlights are appended below.

World Cup 2018: Quarter-Finals Day 1 – Summary & Highlights

FIFA World Cup 2018 – M59: England Vs Sweden 2-0

WC ’18 – Match 59: England Vs Sweden

Result: 2 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • England: Harry Maguire 30′, Dele Alli 58′

Match Statistics:

Sweden

Team Stats England

6

Shots 12
3 Shots On Target

2

42%

Possession 58%

366

Passes 501

72%

Pass Accuracy

79%

10

Fouls 7

2

Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards

0

2 Offsides

1

1 Corners

6

Highlights:

  • Swedish hearts were broken by the consistent English side as their World Cup campaign ended in the quarter-finals.
  • In the 1st half, England took their time to reach the opposition’s 18-yard box but a goal was finally scored by Harry Maguire who put England in the driving seat.

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  • Swedish attackers were unable to cope up with the English defense and the 1st half ended with England in the lead.
  • In the 2nd half, luck favored the English side as Delle Ali doubled England’s lead with a superb header.
  • With this goal, Dele Ali became the fifth player to score for England in this FIFA World Cup 2018.

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  • Sweden finally realized the gravity of the situation and made two substitutions in a row, in hopes of scoring a goal.
  • Their attacks caught wind as England began to guard their defense and they were successful in keeping Swedish attackers at bay.
  • The match entered the last ten minutes of play, with Sweden still needing 2 goals to equalize.
  • Swedish players turned desperate and began to call for unnecessary fouls but even this tactic could not get them a single goal as England breezed into the semi-finals.

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