England target World Cup final but gifted Croatia stand in the way
England target World Cup final but gifted Croatia stand in the way
World Cup 2018: Croatia vs. England preview, time, how to watch
11 July, 2018, 19:40
England won both previous encounters with Croatia, beating them 4-1 in Zagreb and 5-1 in London as part of the qualification for the 2010 World Cup.
Lovren and Kane are set to meet again in Moscow on Wednesday, less than nine months after the former was substituted in the first half as Liverpool were crushed by Tottenham at Wembley in the Premier League.
But the 29-year-old, who was been one of Croatia's standout performers at this summer's tournament, has stressed that previous encounters with Kane have no bearing on the result of Wednesday's fixture in Moscow.
Per CBS Sports, "England enters this semifinal match at +130 World Cup odds on the money line, meaning you'd need to bet $100 on an English victory to win $130".
"It's completely irrelevant, " he said through a translator. Ask Justin Timeberlake, and he'll tell you the same thing. "You are just nitpicking at my poor performances".
Croatia's 3-0 win over Argentina in the group stage was a clear signal that the team led by midfield maestro Luka Modric was a real threat with their clever passing and movement. - Harry Kane has scored on six of the seven days of the week for England, with Wednesday the exception.
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Both goalkeepers made early saves in the shootout, with an injured Danijel Subasic stopping the opening shot from Fyodor Smolov. But then, with just five minutes to go, Mario Fernandes played the role of hero, heading home a set piece to make it 2-2.
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"He's one of the best strikers in the Premier League", the defender told United Kingdom newspapers. He's constant. He bangs in goals.
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Few more problems for the Croatian side to sort out, they are sweating on the fitness of their full-back Sime Vrsaljko. "And then with the ball, play with the freedom and expression that we have and the same patterns and movements that we have shown".
Mr Rogers cried tears of joy when England beat Colombia to make it to the quarterfinal and said he was unlikely to get any sleep before tomorrow's 2am game.
"We can feel the energy and the support from home and it's a very special feeling and a privilege for us", Southgate said on Tuesday.
"Of course, it's not the same if you play two 90-minute matches and two 120-minute matches, but I still believe we have had ample time to recover and we are professional enough to know who needs what with what kind of recovery".
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The player will not arrive until next month following a period of rest after the World Cup. 'I want to win titles, titles, titles. The 22-year-old was outstanding in Uruguay's run to the quarter-finals in Russian Federation and joins on a five-year-deal.
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French President Emmanuel Macron and Belgian King Philippe watch the pre-match festivities in Saint Petersburg . Yet while Hazard - Belgium's captain - faded after a strong opening 30 minutes, Mbappe was a constant threat.
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The Chelsea striker has 31 goals in his 80 career caps, good for joint-fourth place on France's all-time list. That's the detail you get in the semifinal of the World Cup .
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