Gary Neville's World Cup predictions are very impressive in hindsight

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Dalic blamed Croatia's opponents for smothering the creative talents of Luka Modric and said he expected a more open match against England in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium tomorrow.

Leading SA bookmakers have installed France as 2/1 for the overall title, followed by England (5/2), Belgium (13/5) and Croatia (4/1).

England manager Gareth Southgate believes lifting the 2018 World Cup would see his players being held in even higher esteem than the class 1966.

With the exception of the first half of their round of 16 clash with Japan, Belgium have been dominant in each of their five games in Russian Federation so far and will look to take the game to a highly touted French outfit.

Croatia have attacking quality out wide in Ivan Perisic on the left and Ante Rebic on the opposite flank, both of whom will give England's full backs plenty of defensive work to do.

But the showing was received poorly by supporters, who vented their frustration over his performance on social media and demanded a recall for Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford.

"We know them well".

Sterling caused Sweden plenty of problems, stretching them with his movement on Saturday, but missed a glorious chance and the fact he has not scored for England since October 2015 is a major concern for the most advanced of the trio.

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"I think it's good the players understand it's a big moment for the country".

"You obviously have got your family at home and the kids that you need to keep in touch with, keep checking in or the missus might go mad". How they're still held and revered", he said, adding: "I've met quite a few of those players and we know exactly how they're held. Two years is a long period, it's been a long process since then.

After years of lamenting the behavior of its traveling fans, maybe now it is time for England to take more of an inward look.

After a penalty shootout-win over Colombia lifted the nation's World Cup curse, the Three Lions swept Sweden aside to set up a semi-final showdown with fellow surprise-packets Croatia.

The midfielder, by his own admission, didn't have his best game.

I can't see anything but an England win.

It made Alli (22) the second youngest England scorer in a World Cup game, after Michael Owen.