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Jul 11, 2018 at 7pm UK at ​Stadion Luzhniki (Moskva)
Attendance: 78,011

2-1

Perisic (68'), Mandzukic (109')
Mandzukic (48'), Rebic (96')
FT
(aet)
Trippier (5')
Walker (54')
Timeline
K. Trippier        5'
48'     M. Mandzukic (Unsportsmanlike cond)
(Delay of game) K. Walker        54'
68'     I. Perisic (S. Vrsaljko)
(R. Sterling) M. Rashford        74'
(A. Young) D. Rose        91'
94'     J. Pivaric (I. Strinic)
96'     A. Rebic (Tripping)
(J. Henderson) E. Dier        97'
101'     A. Kramaric (A. Rebic)
109'     M. Mandzukic (I. Perisic)
(K. Walker) J. Vardy        112'
115'     V. Corluka (M. Mandzukic)
119'     M. Badelj (L. Modric)
Result: England suffer semi-final heartbreak
Result: England suffer semi-final heartbreak
England crash out in the semi-finals of the World Cup courtesy of a 2-1 defeat after extra time at the hands of Croatia, who will face France in the final.
Reaction
Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic scores the winning goal in the World Cup semi-final against England on July 11, 2018
Sam Allardyce: 'I would have blocked Croatia out'
Former England boss Sam Allardyce reveals that he would have looked to 'block Croatia outfit' if he had been managing the Three Lions at the 2018 World Cup.
Aug 12, 13:08
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during the international friendly against Netherlands on March 23, 2018
Gareth Southgate: 'England World Cup loss will live with me forever'
Gareth Southgate confesses that England's 2018 World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia is likely to live with him "forever".
Jul 14, 09:35
England's Dele Alli with manager Gareth Southgate after the match against Nigeria on June 2, 2018
Dele Alli vows to "make England proud again" following World Cup defeat
Dele Alli pledges to help "make England proud again" after the Three Lions were beaten by Croatia in the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 12, 21:09
Generic image of a locker room
Fan arrested for punching police horse after England World Cup defeat
Avon and Somerset Police confirm that a 23-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly punching a horse following England's World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia.
Jul 12, 19:38
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic reacts during the match against Argentina on June 21, 2018
Zlatko Dalic: 'England should have respected Croatia more'
Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic claims that England should have respected his side more ahead of their World Cup semi-final in Moscow.
Jul 12, 18:30
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Harry Kane: 'England can be proud of World Cup display'
England captain Harry Kane insists that his side can be "proud" of their performances at the World Cup following their semi-final exit at the hands of Croatia.
Jul 12, 17:21
England players celebrate Kieran Trippier's opening goal in their World Cup semi-final with Croatia on June 11, 2018
FIFA charges FA over 'discriminatory' England chants
FIFA opens disciplinary proceedings against the FA following allegations of discriminatory chants by England fans during their World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia.
Jul 12, 16:42
Croatia's Luka Modric celebrates with Sime Vrsaljko after scoring their second goal against Argentina on June 21, 2018
Sime Vrsaljko hits out at England style
Croatia defender Sime Vrsaljko claims that England were found out in their meeting in the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 12, 15:57
Croatia's Luka Modric celebrates with Sime Vrsaljko after scoring their second goal against Argentina on June 21, 2018
Croatia captain Luka Modric: 'English press underestimated us'
Croatia captain Luka Modric accuses the English media of underestimating his team ahead of Wednesday's 2018 World Cup semi-final with England.
Jul 12, 14:54
Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic scores the winning goal in the World Cup semi-final against England on July 11, 2018
Mario Mandzukic: 'Croatia played like lions'
Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic insists that his team deserved to overcome England in the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 12, 13:50
Kyle Walker at the England media day on June 5, 2018
Kyle Walker "heartbroken" by World Cup exit
England defender Kyle Walker admits that he is "heartbroken" by his side's World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia, but calls for unity in the country.
Jul 12, 12:45
England's Jordan Henderson gestures in the match against Sweden on July 7, 2018
Jordan Henderson reveals hamstring injury
England midfielder Jordan Henderson reveals that he was struggling with a hamstring injury during his side's World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia.
Jul 12, 12:22
Croatia's Ivan Perisic scores the equaliser against England in the World Cup semi-final on July 11, 2018
Jose Mourinho heaps praise on former Manchester United target Ivan Perisic
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho heaps praise on one-time target Ivan Perisic following his performance for Croatia in the World Cup semi-final against England.
Jul 12, 12:15
Croatia's Dejan Lovren gestures at the end of the match against Brazil on June 3, 2018
Dejan Lovren: 'I am one of the best defenders in the world'
Croatia and Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren claims that he should be regarded as one of the best defenders in world football, having reached the World Cup final.
Jul 12, 11:55
England manager Gareth Southgate consoles Marcus Rashford following his side's World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia on July 11, 2018
Marcus Rashford pays tribute to Gareth Southgate
England striker Marcus Rashford credits manager Gareth Southgate for bringing "belief and the love of football back" following the team's semi-final exit.
Jul 12, 11:46
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during training ahead of the 2018 World Cup
Gareth Southgate: 'England have a long way to go'
England manager Gareth Southgate admits that his side still have a long way to go to compete for major honours, but believes that they are on the right track.
Jul 12, 11:34
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho patrols the touchline during a Premier League match against Watford at Old Trafford
Jose Mourinho pays tribute to England
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hails England for their performance at the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 12, 10:27
Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic scores the winning goal in the World Cup semi-final against England on July 11, 2018
Roy Keane hits out at John Stones
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane criticises John Stones's defending in England's 2-1 defeat to Croatia on Wednesday night.
Jul 12, 10:15
Croatia's Ivan Perisic scores the equaliser against England in the World Cup semi-final on July 11, 2018
Zlatko Dalic: 'Croatia are ready for France'
Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic insists that his team "are ready" for Sunday's 2018 World Cup final against France.
Jul 12, 09:25
Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic scores the winning goal in the World Cup semi-final against England on July 11, 2018
Zlatko Dalic: 'We were better than England'
Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic insists that his team deserved to make the final of the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 12, 09:12
Gary Neville pictured on October 20, 2017
Gary Neville: 'England have taken nation with them to World Cup'
Former England defender Gary Neville pays tribute to Gareth Southgate's Three Lions squad for having "taken the nation with them" to the 2018 World Cup.
Jul 11, 23:01
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during training ahead of the 2018 World Cup
Gareth Southgate "immensely proud" of young England side at World Cup
Gareth Southgate says that he is "immensely proud" of how his young England side played at the 2018 World Cup following their semi-final defeat to Croatia.
Jul 11, 22:49
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during the international friendly against Netherlands on March 23, 2018
Gareth Southgate: 'England left to rue fine margins in World Cup semi-final loss'
Gareth Southgate is left to rue the "fine margins" which saw England fall to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Croatia in their World Cup semi-final in Moscow.
Jul 11, 22:35
England striker Harry Kane in action during his side's international friendly with Nigeria at Wembley on June 2, 2018
Harry Kane: 'England World Cup semi-final defeat really hurts'
Harry Kane is disappointed with England's inability to kill off Croatia in their World Cup semi-final clash and admits that the 2-1 extra-time defeat "hurts a lot".
Jul 11, 22:24
England striker Harry Kane in action during his side's international friendly with Nigeria at Wembley on June 2, 2018
Harry Kane: 'England have exceeded expectations at World Cup'
Harry Kane admits that England's World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia "hurts a lot" but believes that the Three Lions have exceeded expectations in Russia.
Jul 11, 22:07
Croatia's Ivan Perisic scores the equaliser against England in the World Cup semi-final on July 11, 2018
Chris Waddle: 'Croatia the better team in World Cup semi-final win over England'
Chris Waddle concedes that Croatia "were the better team" over the course of their World Cup semi-final victory over England in Moscow.
Jul 11, 21:54
The Match
Match Report
England crash out in the semi-finals of the World Cup courtesy of a 2-1 defeat after extra time at the hands of Croatia, who will face France in the final.
Live Commentary
Relive England's 2-1 defeat at the hands of Croatia as Mario Mandzukic scores an extra-time winner to send Croatia in their first ever World Cup final.
Team News
England manager Gareth Southgate names an unchanged starting lineup for Wednesday's World Cup semi-final with Croatia.
Preview
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview ahead of England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia in Moscow.
Build-up
Croatia's Luka Modric celebrates with Sime Vrsaljko after scoring their second goal against Argentina on June 21, 2018
Gareth Southgate: 'Croatia toughest test yet for England players'
Gareth Southgate admits that Croatia "will be the best team" England have faced in this summer's World Cup, with a place in the final up for grabs.
Jul 11, 15:19
England and Tottenham Hotspur teammates Dele Alli and Harry Kane celebrate during the international friendly with Nigeria on June 2, 2018
Jan Vertonghen: 'World Cup shows how far Tottenham Hotspur have come'
Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen is excited by the prospect of a Harry Kane versus Hugo Lloris showdown in the World Cup final.
Jul 11, 15:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jurgen Klinsmann: 'England World Cup triumph would restore pride to nation'
Jurgen Klinsmann believes that a World Cup win for England would "definitely restore some pride" to the nation as it did for his native Germany four years ago.
Jul 10, 22:40
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic reacts during the match against Argentina on June 21, 2018
Zlatko Dalic: 'Croatia World Cup progress no surprise'
Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic believes that nobody should be surprised by his side reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup.
Jul 10, 20:29
 Croatia's Ante Rebic celebrates with teammates after scoring their first goal in the game against Argentina on June 21, 2018
Mario Mandzukic: 'Semi-final against England is 50-50'
Mario Mandzukic believes that Croatia have the perfect blend of experience and youth, which he hopes is enough to help his side past England.
Jul 10, 16:41
Croatia's Dejan Lovren gestures at the end of the match against Brazil on June 3, 2018
Dejan Lovren relishing latest battle with Harry Kane
Dejan Lovren talks up the talents of Harry Kane, but remains confident that he can stop the England striker from scoring against Croatia in Wednesday's semi-final.
Jul 10, 12:15
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric in action during his side's international friendly with Brazil at Wembley on June 3, 2018
Luka Modric: 'Playing England in World Cup semi-final will be special'
Luka Modric is looking forward to Croatia's World Cup semi-final against England, but is wary that his team may be 'suffering more' in terms of fitness.
Jul 10, 10:38
England manager Gareth Southgate on June 2, 2018
England 'to name unchanged starting lineup for World Cup semi-final'
England manager Gareth Southgate will reportedly name an unchanged starting lineup for the third knockout game in a row when his side take on Croatia in the semi-final.
Jul 10, 10:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Cuneyt Cakir to referee England's semi-final against Croatia
Turkey's Cuneyt Cakir is named as the referee for England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia in Moscow.
Jul 9, 19:33
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Kyle Walker: 'Harry Kane is a goal machine'
England defender Kyle Walker heaps praise on captain Harry Kane, describing his former Tottenham Hotspur teammate as a "goal machine".
Jul 9, 18:09
Croatia defender Sime Vrsaljko lies injured on the floor during his side's World Cup quarter-final with Russia
Sime Vrsaljko ruled out of Croatia's World Cup semi-final with England?
Croatia full-back Sime Vrsaljko is reportedly ruled out of his side's World Cup semi-final with England due to a knee injury.
Jul 9, 18:00
Kyle Walker at the England media day on June 5, 2018
Kyle Walker: 'England have best chance of winning World Cup since 1966'
England defender Kyle Walker admits that the current World Cup in Russia is arguably the country's best chance of lifting the trophy since 1966.
Jul 9, 17:48
England's Ashley Young during the press conference on May 28, 2018
Ashley Young: 'England have not won anything yet'
England wing-back Ashley Young warns his teammates that they have not won anything yet, despite making an unexpected charge to the semi-finals of the World Cup.
Jul 9, 17:38
England and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier in training ahead of the 2018 World Cup
Eric Dier: 'England are making amends for Euro 2016 exit'
England midfielder Eric Dier believes that the team's progress at this summer's World Cup can be traced back to the disappointing nature of their Euro 2016 exit.
Jul 9, 17:29
England's Jordan Pickford celebrates after Harry Maguire scored their first goal against Sweden on July 7, 2018
Jordan Pickford shrugs off Thibaut Courtois comments
England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford shrugs off comments from Belgium counterpart Thibaut Courtois appearing to question his height, insisting he is not far off his level.
Jul 9, 17:00
England's Jordan Henderson gestures in the match against Sweden on July 7, 2018
Jordan Henderson, Jamie Vardy take part in England training
All 23 England players take part in Monday morning's training session, despite fears that skipper Jordan Henderson is carrying a hamstring injury.
Jul 9, 12:36
England and Tottenham Hotspur teammates Dele Alli and Harry Kane celebrate during the international friendly with Nigeria on June 2, 2018
England midfielder Fabian Delph: "The dream is still alive"
Fabian Delph admits that he is 'dreaming' of lifting the World Cup with England after making it to the semi-finals of the competition.
Jul 9, 11:50
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Harry Kane "proud" to inspire next generation with World Cup run
England striker Harry Kane says that he wants the next generation of players to be inspired by the Three Lions' run to the World Cup semi-finals.
Jul 9, 11:38
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during training ahead of the 2018 World Cup
Gareth Southgate: 'England winning 2018 World Cup bigger than 1966 triumph'
Gareth Southgate believes that England's current crop will be even more revered than the Three Lions' World Cup winners of 1966 if they can also go all the way.
Jul 9, 11:26
England's Jordan Henderson gestures in the match against Sweden on July 7, 2018
Jordan Henderson doubtful for World Cup semi-final
England midfielder Jordan Henderson emerges as an injury doubt for his side's World Cup semi-final with Croatia due to a tight hamstring.
Jul 9, 10:28

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