Mario Mandzukic

Analysis as Croatia’s Ivan Perisic and Mario Mandzukic Hand England Defeat

Goals from Ivan Perisic and Mario Mandzukic saw Croatia defeat England 2-1 in a World Cup semi-final. Both teams tried to take control of the match through the midfield,...
Croatia

Croatia Outlast England, Advance to Final

England’s coming home dream dies at the hands of Croatia. The Croats outlasted England through their third straight extra time win to move onto the World Cup Final. Croatia Outlast...

Belgium’s Golden Generation Can Only Get Bronze Now

In the first World Cup 2018 semi-final in Saint Petersburg, Belgium’s ‘Golden Generation’ crashed out of the tournament to France. Going into the World Cup, Belgium were many pundits'...
Croatia Midfield

How the Croatia Midfield Machine Can Facilitate and Overwhelm in the World Cup Semifinals

The Croatia midfield is a major reason the team has progressed to the World Cup semifinals and will undoubtedly factor into whether they can beat England.

World Cup Preview: Croatia v England

On Wednesday, for the first time since the 90's, both England and Croatia will be playing in a World Cup semi-final. For England, their first semi-final in 28 years...

World Cup Semifinal Predictions England vs Croatia and France vs Belgium

The 2018 World Cup is reaching the penultimate stage as the semifinals feature four UEFA sides facing off. First the starpower of France take on the firepower of Belgium...
France v Belgium

World Cup Semi-Final: France v Belgium

Before England v Croatia kicks off on Wednesday, fans are treated to another potentially classic World Cup matchup; France v Belgium. The two sides were among the early favourites among...
World Cup semi-final

World Cup Semi-Final Combined XI

The Russian World Cup will be looked back on as one for the underdog. Be it Russia knocking out Spain, Mexico and South Korea beating Germany or Iran holding...
Kieran Trippier

Kieran Trippier: An Underrated Component of England’s World Cup Success

England is one win away from its first appearance in the World Cup final since they won it all in 1966 and Kieran Trippier has played a vital role.
Gareth Southgate

Can England Go All the Way This Time?

England are being led by Gareth Southgate, and are on the brink of history. Here we look back to the last time we were in a semi-final. We also...