England through to face Fiji in Dubai Sevens final

Phil Burgess (centre) in action for England against USA
England came from 19-12 down in the second half with two tries as Burgess (centre) claimed a late winner

England moved through to the final of the Dubai Sevens with a hard-fought 24-19 victory over United States.

Having beaten Argentina 14-7 in the quarter-finals, England were soon 12 points behind against USA, who scored two tries in the opening four minutes.

But England, four times winners, most recently in 2011, had levelled by half-time and Phil Burgess scored a try deep in stoppage time to seal victory.

In Saturday's final at 15:48 GMT they face Fiji, who beat New Zealand 19-5.

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