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#ENGCRO : England, Croatia Clash For The Final Spot Against France

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| July 11 , 2018 , 19:32 IST

England will take on Croatia in the second semifinal on Wednesday at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. If Croatia wins, it will take them to the World Cup finals after 20 years while the three lions win will progress them to final after 1990.

Both the teams have astounded everyone from their fabulous performance in the tournament. Croatia has won all the matches in the tournament whereas, England has lost one match in the group stage.

The whole Croatian camp has made their individual contribution in the tournament as the side has scored nine goals with eight different goal scorers. Croatia has registered two nerve-shredding wins in the knockouts against Denmark as well as in the quarters against the hosts Russia.

England overcame their own penalty hex in the Round of 16 against Colombia, winning a first World Cup shootout at the fourth time of asking before defeating Sweden in the last eight. 

Harry Kane with 6 goals in the tournament has registered his name for the Golden Boot of the World Cup 2018. He is followed by French striker Kylian Mbappe at 6 goals.

The winner of the match will face France in the final show at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. History will repeat itself if Croatia defeats England as they will be in the finals against France as they were in 1998.