"You feel very disappointed and sad, you don't want to leave Russia", Robin Olsen said after the match.
Their valiant efforts in Russian Federation have seen thousands hit the pubs and clubs to support their boys from back home, with venues in Brighton regularly filling up when the Three Lions have played. Yes, they conceded a goal and lost it a bit for 10 minutes, but got it back and were in control. And little by little it started to sink in.
'And hopefully with what our junior teams have been doing at global level as well, it will be a sign to all clubs that, whether it's in England or overseas, that English players can play. "Of what we have done together".
Other than Kane, England's goals this time around have come from John Stones, with a surprise brace against Panama, Jesse Lingard in the same game, Maguire and Alli. Our boys in Russian Federation are doing us so proud.
The England squad for World Cup 2018 is the least experienced ever. The Swedish national team shirts sold out in stores and online, millions watched the matches in front of the TV, bringing the entire country to a stand-still.
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Belgium have no injury or suspension problem and are going into the game with all their players available and ready for action. Neymar will have to be careful not to pick up another booking as he would miss a semifinal should Brazil prevail.
The Three Lions' biggest football match in decades is set to bring the country to a standstill, with the quarter-final against Sweden kicking off at 3pm United Kingdom time. "Where we are today, I would say, categorically, quite clearly, we can win it, without a shadow of a doubt", he said. Looking at how the country has reacted, there is no doubt that he is right.
The Sunday Mirror paraphrased the song written when England hosted the 1996 European Championships, saying: "England are in the World Cup semi-finals - could this really be the summer football comes home?"
Captain Harry Kane, who leads the goalscoring charts in Russian Federation with six strikes, failed to find the net for the first time but said confidence was high after England posted their best run at a major tournament since Euro '96. It's worked against the best in the world several times.
"All I know is the managers who have got to semi-finals (with England) are ones I hugely respect and to be involved at this stage with England now is an incredible feeling".
"We're going to be playing in the final next weekend". "I thought the mentality and the spirit they showed in the last game (against Colombia) was fantastic". If they can continue, Sweden has a good chance.