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Croatia captain Luka Modric said his side showed character on Saturday to get through "another drama" after edging to a second straight shootout win to knock out Russian Federation and set up a World Cup semi-final with England. All three of their contests went to extra time - and two of them went to penalties. England have reached the final only once, back in the year 1966, when they lifted the trophy beating West Germany 4-2. Blazevic parted company with Croatia in 2000 before going on to manage the likes of Iran, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Shanghai Shenhua, among many other teams.

"We have had events on in camp when some of those guys have been in when the road was named at St George's (Park) after Sir Alf", he said.

According to Croatian news site 24Sata, Mandzukic paid 25,000 kuna (approximately £3,000), which was the amount of beer consumed by several fans watching the game on big screens in the grounds of Brod Fortress.

England are Croatia's opponents in the final four of the tournament as they bid to reach their first final.

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The Croats hadn't advanced to the semifinals at the World Cup since 1998, when the country made its first appearance.

He hopes England will be more suited to their style of play, but added that recovering from two extended games will be hard. "They are young but they have character, a (winning) mentality". So this means more than just a semi-final of the World Cup'. He said that what we showed on the field was great. And physical preparation. if the player is not in good physical shape, he will not play well in a World Cup.

It set the tone as Croatia became the first team since Argentina in 1990 to win consecutive World Cup games on penalties.

"We will go into this final to win it as we have still not gotten over the [2016] final". Heavyweights France and Belgium will battle for the final spot when they meet in St. Petersburg on the previous day. The European side hadn't managed to taste success in seven matches in the lead-up to the quadrennial tournament and lost a few key players, including influential striker Alexandr Kokorin, to injury.

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