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Kane is two goals clear in the race for the Golden Boot , the England captain having fired the Three Lions into their first semi-final since 1990.

England survived a penalty shootout against Colombia in the last 16 whereas Croatia emerged through extra-time and spot-kicks against Denmark before going through the same ordeal again against Russian Federation in Saturday's quarter-final.

If they're similarly open against France, Les Bleus can punish them by displaying a more ruthless streak than Brazil did.

"Dejan Lovren knows him and plays very well paired with Domagoj Vida so I am not concerned about stopping English players - we stopped Messi and Eriksen, and we'll try to do the same with Kane".

England's remarkable set-play success is the fruit of extra preparation on the training ground with attacking coach Allan Russell, who has traveled with Southgate to the United States to study strategies from the National Basketball Association and NFL. "And if it's France I think they'll win it". That is a big difference. But they like a lot of their.

"They are really good at set-pieces and their tall players are unsafe at corners. England have no real weakness".

Earlier in the tournament Frost told how Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier, who struck the winning penalty against Colombia, had enjoyed a hero's welcome back to the dressing room after completing his round of media interviews about the game.

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Asked about potential weaknesses in the England team, Dalic, who only took over as coach in October, replied: "I wouldn't say there are any glaring weaknesses - they are in the semi-finals, that says it all".

"Our last three games were different because we played teams with a defensive approach", he said.

"Everybody has problems! Some didn't get enough sleep, some got too much sleep".

"We can't wait to get going now against Croatia", he added.

"This is a dream come true for us".

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