They were set on their way when Maguire rose imperiously to head home from a corner and Alli added the killer blow after the break as England showed they are not entirely dependent on the tournament's leading scorer Harry Kane for goals.
There were chaotic scenes up and down the country after Harry Maguire and Dele Alli struck either side of half-time, both with headers, as nerveless England coasted to a routine 2-0 win.
But Dele doubled the Three Lions' lead when he timed his run at the back post and headed in a cross delivered by Jesse Lingard.
Following today's 2-0 waltz past sorry Sweden, the BBC crew got the party started with Alan Shearer, Gary Lineker and Rio Ferdinand among those in high spirits celebrating with a sing-song.
Gareth Southgate's charges also overcame a mental hurdle that has seen England always falter in penalty shoot-outs in major competitions.
The two sides will enter into the last eight encounter fully aware that victory for either nation will take them a step closer towards World Cup glory.
"We will enjoy tonight, I hope everybody at home enjoys tonight because as we know, it is not very often that it has happened", he said.
Forward Raheem Sterling has faced some criticism over his struggles to score for England and just before halftime his doubters were handed ammunition when he was twice left alone to bear down on Sweden keeper Robin Olsen.
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Harry Maguire opened the scoring for England - heading the ball home from an Ashley Young corner half an hour into the game. "They are all top people and are the reason we are in the semi-final just as much as any other".
"England are absolutely good enough to win the World Cup".
Many also appreciated goalkeeper Jordan Pickford performance as well. "We've scored set-play goals because of him up to this point and he's got the one he deserves".
The first of those three games saw the Three Lions take on Sweden in Samara in the World Cup quarter-final on Saturday afternoon.
That risky journey killed a trained Navy SEAL Friday who passed out underwater while delivering oxygen tanks inside the cave. Please take good care of yourself. "It's so sad to see where they are and we hope they get out safe and sound".
In 1966 while still known as the USSR, the semi-finals against eventual winners England was as good as it got for them. And in the extra session, it looked like Croatia was well on their way to the victory and avoiding penalty kicks.
While it's unclear what her medical bills will total, the New York Times editorial board sees a clear problem. The incident has since gone viral, for reasons that tell two different stories about America in 2018.
Elle intervient par ailleurs dans un contexte épineux, puisque les Etats-Unis et la Chine s'apprêtent à durcir leur bras de fer commercial vendredi, avec l'entrée en vigueur de taxes réciproques sur des dizaines de milliards de dollars de marchandises.
It's part of that famous sentence, "Si vis pacem, para bellum", which translates as, "If you want peace, prepare for war ". John Wick was a legendary assassin who went into retirement once he got married. "Prepare for war", he told the website.
Teigen tweeted , "how does this dips**t think 23 and me works? where does he think you swab?" "Keep your hands off Elizabeth Warren and every mother and her daughter", Allred said, according to The Hollywood Reporter .
He is the only evangelical Christian on the list of nominees Trump is considering; everyone else is Catholic. Asked about the details of the selection process, Trump said he has it down to four people.
Japon : l'ancien gourou de la secte Aum a été exécuté
La probabilité qu'ils soient pendus rapidement s'était renforcée ces derniers temps avec le déplacement de plusieurs d'entre eux. Ils avaient tous été condamnés à mort pour leur responsabilité dans l'attaque au gaz sarin dans le métro de Tokyo en mars 1995.
Revoyez l'incroyable but de Denis Cheryshev contre la Croatie
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Stephen Curry shares photo of newborn baby boy from hospital
As Nicki Swift previously reported, Ayesha , 29, and Stephen, 30, first revealed they were expecting again in February 2018. The newest addition is baby number three for the couple, who already has two girls, 5-year-old Riley and 2-year-old Ryan .
How to Watch Russia vs. Croatia
They return to action on Wednesday when they meet England (19:00 BST) in Moscow for a place in the final on 15 July. However, a bigger issue for coach Zlatko Dalic will be how to get more decisive performances from his top players.
Chris Froome Crashes 5 Km From Finish In Tour De France Opener
Chris Froome says he suffered no serious injuries despite crashing into a field near the end of stage one of the Tour de France . Gaviria, the Quick-Step rider making his Tour debut, easily beat world champion Peter Sagan and Marcel Kittel to the line.