Croatia – England World Cup Semi Final 11 July 2018

World Cup Semi Final Croatia – England

This England is irresistible! Shortly qualified against Colombia in the round of 16 (TAB), the selection of Gareth Southgate managed perfectly his quarter against Sweden, winning hands on the grass of Samara (2-0). Result of the races, the Three Lions will know the third semifinal of World Cup in their history, after that won in 1966 against Portugal Eusébio and lost to West Germany in 1990. A happiness for all football fans in England, a little less for Croatian players.

Because it would be utopian to think that Croatia is happy to find on its way an opponent of the quality of the Three Lions. Skilfully qualified at the expense of Denmark in the eighth (TAB) and Russia in the quarterfinals (TAB), the training at Damier knows that it will have to raise its level of play again in this semi-final disputed in Moscow. Not least of all, Luka Modric and his team-mates appeared much less comfortable in the final matches than during the group stage of the 2018 World Cup. Zlatko Dalic, Croatian coach, will have to find the miracle recipe to put everything back. the world plumb.

Finally, this second semi-final played Wednesday night in Moscow could be played on some details, whether the physical coolness of the various players, the defensive quality or the way to play the offensive set pieces. And at this little game, the English seem best equipped to finally find a World Cup final. So, as in 1966 for the England National Team?

Key points of the Croatia – England prediction

England dominated Sweden easily in the quarterfinals of this World Cup (2-0).

All the reverse of Croatia, which had to go even to the TAB to leave Russia. Impact necessarily negative on the physical.

England can count on the top scorer of the World Cup in this match, Harry Kane. The Tottenham player scored 6 times in 4 games personally played.

The Three Lions can score as well against (Lingard, Sterling or Rashford) as on stopped phases (Kane, Stones, Maguire …). Big advantage.

Croatian goalkeeper Subasic was slightly injured in the quarter against Russia. Important point to watch before betting.

England have won their last two matches against Croatia.

Prediction Croatia – England

In this second semi-final of the World Cup, the English leave with the favor of the prognoses and it is easy to understand why. Cooler physically and mentally, Harry Kane’s teammates seem to have all the green lights before tackling the game against the Croats. Although talented in all positions, the men at the Damier were less certain than their opponents in the second round of this World Cup, with yet opponents largely within their reach (Denmark, Russia). That’s why, without much hesitation, our prognostic experts advise you to qualify England for the grand final of Sunday, July 15th. Even the victory, for the most players.

Prediction Today: England qualifies
Odds: 1.58