Croatia takes place, which promoted to the European cups. Croatia in 5 last matches (league + cup) have collected 0 points. Croatia from 2 matches can not beat any rival. To defend England the most demanding players will be Luka Modric 2 goals, Mario Mandzukic 1 goals, Milan Badelj 1 goals, because this season they scored the most goals for Croatia of the entire composition. Most goals developed: Luka Modric 1 assists, Mario Mandzukic 1 assists, Milan Badelj 1 assists.
Played 5 matches this season. Won 3 matches 2 ended in a draw. 0 were defeated. In 40.00% matches the total goals in the match was over 2.5 goals (Over 2.5). In 100.00% matches the sum of the goals was greater than 1.5 Goals (Over 1.5). In 2 matches Croatia has not lost the goal. In 3 games, each team scored a goal in the match (both teams to score). Average goals: 1.80 per match
England takes place, which promoted to the European cups. Last 5 games (league + cup) finished balance 0 points. England has not been defeated from 2 matches. The best players England in World cup, who scored the most goals for the club: Harry Kane 6 goals, John Stones 2 goals, Harry Maguire 1 goals. Most goals developed: Harry Maguire 1 assists.
Played 5 matches this season. Won 3 matches 1 ended in a draw. 1 were defeated. In 40.00% matches the total goals in the match was over 2.5 goals (Over 2.5). In 80.00% matches the sum of the goals was greater than 1.5 Goals (Over 1.5). In 1 matches England has not lost the goal. In 3 games, each team scored a goal in the match (both teams to score). Average goals: 2.20 per match
Direct matches: usually ended with winning of England. Balace of both teams games are: 2 won Croatia, 4 wins England, 0 draws. In 5 matches the sum of the goals both teams was greater than 2.5 (Over 2.5). On the other hand, 6 matches teams scored more than 1.5 goals (Over 1.5). In 5 matches the both teams have shot at least one goal.
England are making their first World Cup semi-final appearance since 1990, when they lost to Germany on penalties.
The Three Lions’ only international title is the 1966 World Cup victory on home soil.
Croatia, who became independent in the early 1990s, have reached the World Cup last four once before, in their debut World Cup appearance in 1998. They lost to hosts and eventual winners France.
Croatia topped their World Cup group in Russia with three wins out of three games, scoring seven goals and conceding just one. They are unbeaten so far in the tournament.
England finished second in their group, having lost their final group match to Belgium.
Midfielder Luka Modric is Croatia’s top scorer in the tournament with two goals.
England forward Harry Kane, who tops the World Cup scorers’ list in Russia with six goals, is level with former striker Gary Lineker for most goals scored by an England player at one World Cup.
England have scored eight out of their 11 goals so far from set pieces including penalties.
England’s 11 goals so far are equal to the country’s record of most goals at a single World Cup set back in 1966, when they won the title.
Midfielder Jordan Henderson has not lost any of his last 30 England matches, the longest unbeaten run of any England player in history.
England needed penalties to beat Colombia in the Round of 16, but eased into the last four with a trouble-free 2-0 victory over Sweden.
Despite a comfortable run through their group, Croatia has had a tougher ride in the knockout rounds, needing extra time and penalties to eliminate both Denmark in the round of 16 and then hosts Russia in the last four.
England and Croatia have never met at a World Cup, and only once met at an international tournament, when the English beat them 4-2 at Euro 2004
In total the two sides have played each other seven times, with England notching four wins to Croatia’s two. Their first encounter, in 1996, ended in a goalless draw.