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Kane says 'we're buzzing' after reaching World Cup semi

AFP  |  Samara (Russia) 

England said his team were "buzzing" and full of confidence as they reached their first semi-final since 1990 after seeing off 2-0 today.

Goals from and and a string of fine second-half saves from were enough for England to progress to the last four.

"We're buzzing. It's probably not sunk in," said.

"We know there is still a big game ahead but we are feeling good, confident.

"We were composed, we controlled the game. We've just got to keep doing what we are doing.

"We're enjoying it, the fans are enjoying it, I'm sure we'll see some videos later of the fans enjoying it."

Maguire's thumping header gave the centre-back his first international goal, just two years after watching Euro 2016 in with his friends in the stands.

"It (the first goal) can't come better than that. The win sends us through and that's the main thing," Maguire said.

"We felt like we could dominate the ball in this game. It was a little bit sloppy at the end of the second half, we felt it was a bit too open."

Alli nodded in only England's third goal from open play of this so far just before the hour mark, having struggled with earlier in the tournament.

"It's a great achievement for the team... Owed it to the fans back home who believed in us," he told the

"Always nice to score, especially on occasions like this. I don't think this was my best performance on the pitch. But it's an amazing feeling to be going to a semi-final at a

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 22:10 IST