England boss Gareth Southgate keeping select guest-list for Croatia clash

England boss Gareth Southgate keeping select guest-list for Croatia clash

England boss Gareth Southgate keeping select guest-list for Croatia clash

Southgate was speaking ahead of England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday - the Three Lions' first appearance at this stage of the tournament in 28 years.

Zlatko Dalic's side beat hosts Russian Federation 4-3 on penalties in their last-eight match in Sochi to set up an encounter with Gareth Southgate's Three Lions.

After England gave up a tying goal to Brazil in first-half stoppage time in the 2002 Soccer World Cup quarter-finals, Southgate felt coach Sven-Goran Eriksson lacked inspirational oratory in the locker room at half-time.

"England have been the most impressive team so far".

"Obviously you know that you're getting very close to the final and you do obviously get a little bit excited, but you've got to keep focused", Shilton told Sky Sports News HQ.

The manager has caught the eye in Russian Federation as much for his sartorial elegance as his success with his young team, lead on the pitch by tournament top scorer Harry Kane.

Saturday's victory over Sweden was once more greeted with jubilant scenes up and down the country.

There has been an outpouring of support for the team back home, with plenty of memes and social media posts going viral.

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Harry Kane looked tired at the end of Saturday's game, and Jordan Henderson was taken off as a precaution. England now face Croatia in their semi-final match on Wednesday 11 July which will air on BBC One.

Livescore: Result of Russian Federation vs Croatia
Petersburg, Sochi , Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara. It was a dramatic end to a see-saw game that finished 1-1 after the regulation 90 minutes, and 2-2 after extra-time.

"At the beginning we were working together with the lads and trying to sell them the vision of what's possible, what we're looking to achieve in the long term".

He said: "It's a special feeling to know that the people back home and out here in Russian Federation are enjoying the experience just as much as we are. I'm sure Gareth will have addressed that after seeing how they struggled after conceding against Tunisia and then Colombia".

Pogba and France will advance to the World Cup Final on Sunday, where it'll take on the victor of Croatia vs. England - who face off on Wednesday - for a chance to bring home its second World Cup championship.

"No one wants to go home".

A Reading Buses spokesman said: "We believe".

"I think France and Belgium have proven to be really good sides". We still needed the win but I thought, "No, it's ridiculous".

"Hopefully they'll just get their heads down, work hard and get the win for us".

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