Croatia wary of 'young, alive, attacking' England ahead of semi-final showdown

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With Saturday's 2-0 win over Sweden, the club moves on to the tournament's semi-final round for the first time since 1990, giving them a shot at their first World Cup in 52 years.

Having entered into a freaky wager with the Sweden ahead of a World Cup quarter-final, the Three Lions legend is ready to collect his winnings David Beckham is ready to collect the winnings of a freaky England versus Sweden bet with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, with the LA Galaxy star heading to Wembley for fish and chips.

The young and talented team have become the first England side to qualify for a World Cup semi-final since Italia 90, when they lost on penalties to West Germany in a heartbreaking shoot-out.

"We're buzzing. We know there is still a big game ahead, but we're feeling really good", he said.

"We knew what we'd worked on and what would hurt them today, we knew set pieces were a big thing, and obviously the little box cross as well that Jesse put in for Dele, we worked on that in training so credit to the staff and the players executing it".

"I have to say over the last 25 years of England, when we're winning we usually drop deep and protect, and when we're losing we get desperate".

'We don't have renowned world-class players yet, but lots of good young players who are showing on a world stage that they're prepared to be fearless with the ball, try to play the right way, have shown some mental resilience as well over the last few weeks.

"We even had the opportunity after the break to draw level, but we failed to do so".

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Maguire's thumping header gave the Leicester centre-back his first worldwide goal, just two years after watching Euro 2016 in France with his friends in the stands.

Other than Kane, England's goals this time around have come from John Stones, with a surprise brace against Panama, Jesse Lingard in the same game, Maguire and Alli.

"Until that corner kick by Ashley Young which gave them the chance to take the lead, we were doing well and had the match under control".

Croatia, who last reached the semis in 1998, now face the challenge of trying to recover in time to play England in Moscow on Wednesday after their second consecutive penalty shootout drained their players of energy.

Three arrests were made by Suffolk police following Tuesday night's England World Cup match against Colombia.

"We do not want to stop, we will try to play our best game". And he won over casual fans by displaying a caring side when Fabian Delph was allowed to fly home for the birth of his baby.

England fans sang "Football's coming home" at Wimbledon as news of the Three Lions' opening goal against Sweden filtered through - and then celebrated again at the final whistle.

"Dear Gareth, I can't believe how we're performing in this tournament, it's fantastic!"