Federation Internationale de Football Association investigates England chants during Croatia defeat

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Also England wants to become third.

"We want to keep those standards right to the end and the players did that this morning in training".

"It goes to show we're deserved finalists, we want to show the world we play as one and we'll leave everything on the pitch".

"I hope for fair play and a good atmosphere", she added, but did not want to predict the result.

"I think for anybody that's always going to be the most challenging point".

"I suspect when the next rankings come out we'll be back in the top 10".

He said: "Emotionally it has been a hard few days but the players are incredible". They're a pleasure to work with.

"We're here to try and improve every time we play, every time we go into a tournament".

"I've been in this business way too long to answer that question", Smith said. I'm sure that we'll recover and we'll be fine - this is the World Cup final and there are no excuses.

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"There is a lot of motivation for us and Belgium have already beaten us, so we would like to address that as well".

England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates after winning the penalty shootout in the World Cup Round of 16 match with Colombia in Moscow July 3, 2018.

"And I think we need to take full credit for that because we've changed that". Many people told me that they celebrated the goal [against England] like it was a goal scored by their own country. "There's an energy and connection that's back".

England's players had been criticized for their recent tournament showings after a group stage exit in the last World Cup and being knocked out of Euro 2016 by tiny Iceland.

Though captain Luka Modric has been very much Croatia's star man throughout their run to the final of the tournament, it is Perisic who is most capable of providing the offensive spark capable of unlocking a French defence which has only conceded four goals at this summer's tournament.

Croatian fans had displayed the banner of The Ustasha-Croatian Revolutionary Movement during the game at the Kaliningrad Stadium.

"I would definitely leave my football boots behind on Monday if that was the price I had to pay to win for my country, to win for Croatia", said Rakitic, according to Telegraph Sport.

Outside the Three Lions of England making it to their first semi-finals since 1990, one song that enjoyed a rebirth on not just the lips of English supporters but football followers around the world was the classic single, "Three Lions", which contained the lyrics, "It is Coming Home".