Projecting Final Matchup Before 1st Semi-Final Game

Projecting Final Matchup Before 1st Semi-Final Game

A lot of people have this idea that because of how we lost our semi-final in 1990, the result in Samara was an emotional release for me, but it's not just that.

Having played every game so far, Croatia will have to adjust to life without Vrsaljko and it could be a situation that England takes advantage of in preparations leading up to Wednesday's game.

As is the case for the first semi-final, this match could go either way, and it will be an enormous test for both sides.

"I think Raheem Sterling is an important player because he is fast and unsafe alongside Harry Kane", Dalic said in a press conference Sunday.

But there is a major doubt over the participation of Vrsaljko, who hobbled off with a knee injury in extra-time during the quarter-final win over Russian Federation in Sochi.

The Leicester City centre-half has become a fans' favourite for his World Cup exploits, with his goal against Sweden another step in a wonderful tournament from the giant defender.

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George Clooney hurt in motorcycle crash in Italy, report says
The A-list couple are believed to have brought their parents to the island to help care for the children while George works. Clooney was pictured stepping off a private jet with wife Amal and twins, Alexander and Ella, near the end of last month.

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After 60 games we are down to just France, Belgium, England and Croatia remaining who can the win the 21st staging of the World Cup.

On his part, Coach Roberto Martinez will seek to use the "Golden Generation" of Belgium talents under his tutelage to grab one of the final slot for the grand finale at the Luzhniki in Moscow.

Despite some disappointing early performances, England coach Gareth Southgate has kept faith with the 23-year-old and his speed was a constant threat to Sweden's defence in England's 2-0 quarter-final win on Saturday. Can we beat Croatia?

Harry Kane would have to be more clinical in front of goal in order to add to his tally of six goals and possibly emerge as the victor of the famed Golden Boot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Khunnai Cham, a 4-year-old macaque, picks Belgium as the victor of one semi-final match in the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

Overall, 42% of goals in the World Cup have come from set plays or penalties, beating the previous record of 36% from the 1998 World Cup.

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