England or Sweden will play the victor of Saturday's other quarter-final, in which host nation Russian Federation hope to keep their rollercoaster ride through the finals going when they play Croatia.
A day after scoring his first goal of the World Cup, France defender Raphael Varane has turned his thoughts to how his team can stifle Belgium's potent attack when the sides meet in Tuesday's semi-final in St Petersburg.
Maguire and Alli struck either side of half-time in Samara on Saturday to move the Three Lions into the last four, and they will face either Croatia or hosts Russian Federation on Wednesday.
Getty England are through to the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1990.
"We tried to do the right things in this World Cup but today, our rivals overcame us".
There are plenty of examples in World Cup history from which France and their supporters can draw parallels from. We showed experience, calmness and a real togetherness.
Vardy has started only one match in Russian Federation, against Belgium, when coach Gareth Southgate made sweeping changes to his lineup including resting captain and World Cup leading scorer Harry Kane.
The 25-year-old played every single minute of the Premier League campaign for the Foxes and scored a couple of goals along with 5 assists too.
An impressive Croatia outfit led by midfield lynchpins Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic stand in their way on Saturday in Sochi, but coach Stanislav Cherchesov said his side were boosted by the support of President Vladimir Putin.
After Antoine Griezmann scored France's second goal, Kylian Mbappe was involved in an incident with Uruguay's Christian Rodriguez that ended with the France attacker on the ground and players from both sides getting involved in a melee.
Five-time champions Brazil had arrived in Russian Federation with high hopes of putting the humiliation of their 7-1 semi-final thrashing on home soil by Germany four years ago behind them, but were instead sent packing by a clinical Belgian outfit.
Roberto Martinez's men took a two-goal half-time lead through Fernandinho's own goal and a superb strike from Kevin de Bruyne.
"We are in the semi-finals", he smiled. The 31-year-old, who seems destined never to win the tournament, often looked detached from what was going on around him and did not seem to enjoy his fourth World Cup.
Brazil coach Tite said he was desperate to win without resorting to the "horror" of penalties after three of the last-16 ties were settled by spot-kicks. "We all make mistakes", Godin said.