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Kane 'gutted' as England's World Cup dream dies

AFP  |  Moscow 

England could not hide his desperate disappointment after his side's 2-1 extra-time defeat against in the semi-finals of in on Wednesday.

"We're gutted. It hurts, it hurts a lot," said after the match at the

"It's going to hurt for a while of course. We can hold our heads up high. It's been a fantastic journey, we got further than anyone else thought we would have," he added.

Playing in their first semi-final since 1990, England took a fifth-minute lead through Kieran Trippier's superb free-kick.

But summoned the strength to come back in the second half, equalising through before got the winner in the 109th minute.

"It's been great to get to this stage and we know we've done everyone proud but we wanted to go on and win it," added.

"We thought we were just good enough, we thought we could have done that. But we've fallen just a bit short. It hurts. I don't know what else to say.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 09:30 IST