Published: Tue, July 10, 2018
Sports | By Johanna Francis

Betting guide for both semifinal matches, France-Belgium and Croatia-England

Betting guide for both semifinal matches, France-Belgium and Croatia-England

They maybe made it possible for Germany to go out as the last placed team of their group, but this England side was a bit too much for them.

But the match between Croatia and England is the one that could be even more interesting. Not only is that now the best result of the 2018 World Cup for the Rupert Murdoch owned outlet in the early metrics but it is also the best any Men's match has done on any American network since the 2014 Federation Internationale de Football Association tournament's Germany winning final.

"But they could be careful because it is a World Cup semi-final".

The Three Lions set up a last-four clash with Croatia on Wednesday in a 2-0 win over Sweden at the weekend. England's 3-5-2 seems to be working so far. It's what the players are doing when the ball goes into the area.

Back-up stopper Lovre Kalinic will get the nod if Subasic fails to recover in time. Southgate also recruited Allan Russell, the team's attack coach, who has keenly studied set-play moves in the National Football League and the NBA.

"Dejan Lovren knows him and plays very well paired with Domagoj Vida so I am not concerned about stopping English players - we stopped Messi and Eriksen, and we'll try to do the same with Kane". They've used decoy runners.

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Should they win, they'll return to the Luzhniki on Sunday to face Belgium or France in the World Cup final. Semi-finalists show completely different style of playing.

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The Three Lions could have scored more goals from open play had Raheem Sterling showed more composure in front of goal.

"They are willing to put their heads through a brick wall", Young said with smile.

Croatia became only the second team to win successive penalty shootouts at the World Cup, following in the footsteps of Argentina in 1990, when they overcame Russian Federation 4-3 on Saturday to follow up their win over Denmark in the previous round. Southgate has worked on improving England players' psychology going into shootouts, while goalkeeper Jordan Pickford used information - detailing where Colombia's penalties were likely to go - that was written on a water bottle next to his goal.

Furthermore, uproar over a politically charged video defender Domagoj Vida and assistant coach Ognjen Vukojevic recorded following the quarterfinal win over Russian Federation prompted the latter's firing just two days before Croatia's semifinal clash with England.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Danijel Subasic is also a worry after sufferung injury troubles during the win over Russian Federation.

Expect them to exploit it in Moscow on Wednesday.

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