England now face the defending champions France in the quarter-finals who eased past Poland in their last-16 match and possess probably the most lethal attacking player at the tournament in Kylian Mbappe.
England got their campaign under way with a 6-2 victory over Iran, before they drew 0-0 with USA and then brushed Wales aside in their final Group B encounter. They beat Senegal in the round of 16.
The BBC showed two of England’s three World Cup group matches, and also secured the rights to broadcast the opening ceremony, however their coverage on BBC One focused on unpacking the controversy around hosting the tournament in Qatar.
In the latest share between free-to-air broadcasters, ITV screened the second match on Friday against USA, the last-16 clash with Senegal, and will show England’s quarter-final clash with France on Saturday, December 10.
Terrestrial channels have negotiated a share over coverage for major tournaments between themselves for more than 50 years and ITV are said to have had first pick this year.
England’s group stage tie against Wales was on the BBC but the corporation will have to wait until the semi-final to screen another potential Three Lions match.