Comeback kings Croatia have unfinished business at the World Cup

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Croatia, meanwhile, has played an extra game given the three 30-minute extra times they've participated in. We're going to celebrate, to rest and then we will prepare for France.

This time around, we could see the stars play, or we could see some more reserves to get some guys some minutes, and that makes picking here hard.

Even in penalties, you wouldn't have counted this England team out.

"I don't know how I feel".

"A couple of weeks ago, I would have taken this result", said one man in a red England shirt who declined to give his name. After the strangely subdued atmosphere of the quarter-final victory against Sweden in hard-to-reach Samara, the atmosphere inside the tournament's biggest stadium was electric.

Referencing the 52 years that England have gone since winning the World Cup, The Guardian sport section leads with the image of the moment Mario Mandzukic fired the winning goal beyond Jordan Pickford.

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Some England soccer fans sobbed while others looked to the future with confidence after their once improbable dreams of a first World Cup final in more than 50 years were dashed by Croatia on Wednesday. He returned Wednesday to cheer on Croatia with almost 500 of his closest friends.

They will meet a French team which eased past Belgium 1-0 in their semi-finals, and which boasts a population difference of around 62 million people more than Croatia.

But they gave us pride - and brought the whole nation together": "The Mail uses its front page to focus on the impact England's success at the World Cup has had beyond the world of football.

At worldwide level, Sterling's qualities often seem to be appreciated more by the opposition than many of England's fans.

Harry Kane confirmed his reputation as a striker of high quality and John Stones looks to be developing into the class act so many have expected for so long.

England's match in Moscow on Wednesday night will be for a place in the World Cup final against France on Sunday at the Luzhniki Stadium, but Southgate believes his side will not face an easy route to get there. It's a decision he will not now have to make.

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