Harry Kane leads England’s celebrations after their win over Sweden. Photograph: Getty Images

England are in the World Cup semi-finals and the question remains: how did they get there? Gareth Southgate’s men have undoubtedly benefited from good(...)

 Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann  celebrates with his team-mate Diego Godin  after scoring the winning goal during the  Champions League Group D against  FK Rostov at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Paris St Germain joined Arsenal in progressing from Group A, while Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich also took three points to seal the top two spots(...)

PSV’s Hector Moreno tackles Manchester United’s Luke Shaw, which left the defender with a suspected broken leg. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

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Juan Cuadrado (right) of Colombia celebrates with his teammates after scoring a penalty   at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba. Photograph: EPA

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