"We watched the game today and saw how good they are from dead-ball situations", captain Luka Modric said.
It is the 2006 World Cup and we are playing Spain in the round of 16, a knockout match.
England will face Croatia in the semi-final of the World Cup at 7pm, Wednesday 11 July. "The higher the level of opponent, if you press in a disorganised fashion, then you will get picked through and we have got to be conscious of that", he said.
The Spurs ace scored his first goal of the competition on Saturday afternoon as he headed home Jesse Lingard's cross to seal a 2-0 win against Sweden, and fans will be hoping that it sparks improved performances after a disappointing tournament to date.
England's remarkable set-play success is the fruit of extra preparation on the training ground with attacking coach Allan Russell, who has travelled with Southgate to the United States to study strategies from the National Basketball Association and NFL.
"We are just going to stick with what we have been doing all the way through".
Russia's Cherchesov: "We'll do even better at Qatar 2022!" A number of other Croatia players were receiving massages and stretching of their legs before extra time and before the shootout. Those emotions just burst out of me. "The reason I cried was it was the best six weeks I've ever had in my life".
Despite a comfortable run through their group, Croatia has had a tougher ride in the knockout rounds, needing extra time and penalties to eliminate both Denmark in the round of 16 and then hosts Russian Federation in the last four.
Henderson, if again selected as England's sole holding midfielder, will need to be at his disruptive best to prevent the Croatians developing a stranglehold in the middle of the pitch, while also watching out for those surging runs forward.
But he is certainly well aware of the threat that Croatia pose in the centre of the field.
The Three Lions captain leads the scoring charts in Russian Federation with six goals from just four matches, and is bet365's 10/3 (4.33) favourite to break the deadlock at the Luzhniki Stadium.
Gareth Southgate's side's potency from set-pieces was certainly on the minds of Croatia after they were forced into penalties by Russian Federation.
Monaco goalkeeper Subasic saved three penalties in Croatia's shootout win over Denmark in the round of 16, and another in the quarter-finals as the Vatreni dramatically ousted hosts Russian Federation on penalties.
Her brother, Liu Hui, who was handed an 11-year jail sentence for fraud in 2013. "China hopes to team up with Germany", he said. She was cut off from friends and family at her home in Beijing, with guards preventing a Sky crew from visiting .
Yet Federer quickly snuffed out the danger and broke in the next game before rounding off the match in typically ruthless fashion. Mannarino was nevertheless able to frustrate his illustrious rival in the third set, even threatening to break for a 5-3 lead.
Next up for Kerber is Russian 14th seed Daria Kasatkina , who took out Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 6-2. Of ther other quarter-finalists, only Kerber and former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko have won Grand Slams.
Catherine's parents, her sister and brother-in-law Pippa and James Matthews and her brother James will also be in attendance. It's Meghan's first christening - other than her own baptism into the English church - since marrying into the Royal Family.
Blues forward Giroud and Belgium keeper Courtois will go head-to-head in the semi-final in St Petersburg on Tuesday night. Kompany looked shaken by Brazil's speed in the second half of the quarter-final, which will give Mbappe confidence.
Finally, Microsoft says that a model with LTE cellular connectivity is in the works, but won't be ready until later this year. The company also may be adding an 8GB RAM/256GB SSD storage version (with and without LTE, ) to its Surface Go line-up.
The club has announced the signing of former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, on a three year contract . West Ham had hoped to sign Anderson for around £35 million but have had to increase their offer.
On the contrary, Santorum said the base was "turned off" by Kavanaugh, a D.C. insider who was part of President George W. Kavanaugh will have the help of an ad campaign sponsored by conservatives to convince colleagues and citizens.
The 57-year-old was travelling to the set of his new TV show Catch 22 in Costa Corallina when a auto turned and struck him. Hollywood star George Clooney has been injured in a collision involving his scooter and a vehicle .
Trump isn't expected to directly address Brexit, nor were he and Johnson scheduled to meet. This sets up an overdue moment of truth for the Tory Brexiters.
Raptors 'generated buzz' in potential trade for Kawhi Leonard
Now there is speculation that Masai Ujiri could be inclined to make a bold win-now trade and acquire Kawhi Leonard from the Spurs. Leonard played in only nine games in 2017-18, scoring 16.2 points a night, well below his average of 25.5 in 2016-17.
Death toll mounts to 100 as Japan receives record rainfall
On Sunday, the prime minister, Shinzo Abe , said efforts to locate those still stranded had turned into a " race against time ". At the same time , it has been impossible to confirm the security and location of 78 others, " Suga told a news conference.
Luc Mbah a Moute agrees to deal with LA Clippers
He averaged 13.9 points and 10.8 rebounds per game on a Rockets team that advanced to the Western Conference Finals in 2017-18. Anthony is likely to become a free agent even if he is traded, as his new team would likely waive him.
Rescuers prepare to extract final five from flooded Thai cave
However the boys will remain in quarantine until doctors were sure they had not contracted any infections from inside the cave. A person with knowledge of the rescue said just before the eleventh person was spotted, that 10 people had been brought out.
Fortnite Supply Llamas have been found in Europe
Shared earlier today through the game's official Twitter account, a mask hovered above the Season 5 text with a starry background. That means players can get ready to explore a revamped map and collect new loot through the battle pass on Thursday, July 12.
What every royal guest wore to Prince Louis's christening
Catherine's parents, her sister and brother-in-law Pippa and James Matthews and her brother James will also be in attendance. Meghan looked sensational in a simple black dress with matching fascinator as she clung to her husband's arm.
LeBron James Officially Signs With The Lakers
To that, Magic and GM Rob Pelinka have added Rajon Rondo , Lance Stephenson , Kentavious Caldwell-Pope , and JaVale McGee . No surprise here, that James has made it official, despite calls from some critics that he should back out of the deal.
George Clooney Hurt in Italy Motorcycle Crash, Reports Say
He is understood to have received treatment at John Paul II hospital, but NBC News report that he has since been discharged. George relocated his family to the idyllic Italian island for the summer to direct the forthcoming TV mini series.
US to release and reunite 50 migrant children with parents
And how old is that child? NPR's Sasha Ingber pointed out one incident in which a 1-year-old boy was brought before a judge. And why did the government say they can't meet the deadline? The families will be released after they are reunited.