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Croatia has scored two set-piece goals at the World Cup - one being a penalty - so the English appear to have the advantage in this department.

"It was my first time outside Croatia and everything was really new", said Kramaric, who played just twice during the Foxes' title-winning campaign.

Southgate enters the last-four match with a full-strength team, with all 23 players in attendance on Monday, and is expected to line up with a side similar to the one that overcame Sweden in the quarter-finals over the weekend.

Pulling in a 4.1/12 in metered market ratings, the almost three decades in the desiring move to the semi-finals for England rose 11% from what the Argentina v. Belgium game got in 2014.

However, and Suker has insisted that his nation's semi-final opponents at the 2018 World Cup are fortunate to still be in the tournament.

'We have two matches to play and we are very motivated.

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Should Dalic deploy Modric deeper against England, and alongside the equally impressive Ivan Rakitic, Andrej Kramaric will have space to roam in behind striker Mario Mandzukic.

A few Russian journalists gathered behind the locked door, trying to record what was being uttered as the Croatians revelled in reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup at the expense of the hosts.

When Croatia stormed through the group stage with nine points from three games, they did in indeed look like serious contenders.

Sterling celebrates with his teammates during England's win over Sweden. It has also been 52 years since England have become the world champions. This side will want to etch themselves into the history books by beating Croatia. It's England's biggest game for 28 years and they are certainly not without hope this week. However, Gareth Southgate, the team's forward-thinking coach, made a decision to switch formation to a 3-5-2 previous year in an effort to give more security to his defence, enable his midfielders to have more possession, and to get more support for star striker Harry Kane. They've lined up in weird formations to confuse their markers - like against Colombia in the round of 16 where four players stood in a row before splintering off. Even when they do not, there is Jordan Pickford to make incredible saves.

This is a tough choice and I went for both teams scoring.

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