England's first half organization was key in preventing Luka Modric from influencing the game.
Imagine if they beat France in the final and their first home fixture after becoming world champions will be behind-closed-doors.
Croatia's Mario Mandzukic scores their second goal in their 2-1 win in their semifinal against England.
"Mentally strong team", midfielder Ivan Rakatic said.
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It was heartbreak for England, but joy for those who backed Croatia at a high of [40.0] to win in extra-time in the Method of Victory market.
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As always, Croatia have shown fantastic spirit and belief, coming through extra time in three matches and battling back superbly after a wretched first half against England when they should have been put out of the game.
The defeat will be hard to digest for England, who have won many admirers for their run to the semifinals and must have felt they were on the verge of the final when they were in front. Before the game, their manager Zlatko Dalic singled Sterling out as one to watch closely, yet still they couldn't get near him.
Croatia continued to probe and following a lack of concentration in defence, Mario Mandzukic pounced on a lose ball and hit a left-footed strike beyond Jordan Pickford's reach.
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Every great team has a player who toils for others and doesn't get a lot of credit. If he says something, it is always turns out to be something helpful.
"If I was in charge of the FA there would be no doubt that I would keep Gareth Southgate and Steve Holland in their jobs and give them the chance to take the team to the next Euros and the next World Cup".
"Until they scored [the equaliser] we were always under cosh", Kane said.
"We've come a long way in an incredibly short space of time", said Southgate, whose young squad reached the last four for the first time since 1990, as well as winning their first ever penalty shootout in the World Cup Finals. In the end England managed only 1 shot on goal and just didn't do enough to book a place in the finals.
Talk about the potential rule loophole started after Portugal's Jose Fonte strangely chose to stay in the field of play while the rest of his team celebrated Cristiano Ronaldo's equaliser against Spain off the pitch.
"We would certainly like to host a reception for the England football team, who did so well in Russian Federation, and that is something that we are going to talk to the FA about", her spokesperson said.
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