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World Cup Quarterfinals: England and Croatia fill out the dance card

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Couldn't keep up with today's quarterfinal action in Russia? Don't worry, BostonSportsJournal.com has you covered with all the highlights in quickie form, complete with BSJ analysis and insight.

THREE THOUGHTS FROM SATURDAY'S ACTION

England on to the semifinals for first since 1990: A deserved win, and the long-suffering Three Lions supporters are in dreamland. After some play with not-so-serious attempts at goal, England's Harry Maguire opened the scoring at the half-hour mark, bulleting a header off a corner to give the Three Lions a 1-nil lead. And England would continue to press -- Raheem Sterling was just unlucky twice -- up until the half.