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Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

MOSCOW - Croatia's legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far. England had gone ahead with a free kick just five minutes in, dominated play and appeared headed to its first World Cup final since 1966. Then the second half started and it was as if a different Croatian team had replaced the lethargic one. Ivan Perisic tied the score in the 68th minute, Mario Mandzukic got the go-ahead goal in the 109th and Croatia shocked England with a 2-1 victory Wednesday that advanced a nation of just more than 4 million people to a World...
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Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Croatia's legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far. England had gone ahead with a free kick just five minutes in, dominated play and appeared headed to its first World Cup final since 1966. Ivan Perisic tied the score in the 68th
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Mario Balotelli uses England World Cup exit to hit back at fans 'who sent me stupid messages and insults'

6 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

Mario Mandzukic and Croatia completed their comeback in extra time, defeating England to advance to their first-ever World Cup final.
ESPN's Charlie Gibson takes in all the action and fanfare in Moscow as England's World Cup journey comes to an end at the hands of Croatia.
How do the young Three Lions recover after missing the chance to make a World Cup final?
Stewart Robson and Ross Dyer talk what Gareth Southgate got wrong in England's World Cup loss against Croatia
The Kwese studio team break down what went wrong for England on Croatia's game-winning goal.
Following Croatia's...
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Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Next prev MOSCOW - When the final whistle blew and they knew they were going to their first World Cup final, the Croatians ran to their jumping and cheering fans in their iconic red-and-white checkered jerseys. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute and Croatia shocked England, rallying for 2-1 victory Wednesday. Defender Sime Vrsaljko kept the score even in extra time by heading a shot off the goal line about 10 minutes before Mandzukic scored for Croatia, which is the first team in 28 years to come from behind to win a World Cup semifinal match. "Mentally strong...
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World Cup finals, The Open at Carnoustie and middle-distance melees | Classic YouTube

6 days ago   |   By The Guardian

This week's roundup also includes Wimbledon classics, competitive tags and the luckiest golf shots ever 1) It's France v Croatia in Sunday's World Cup final, so let's take a look back at previous editions - starting with the most disappointing final of all. Brazil v Italy, at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in 1994. Maybe fast forward to the end. Italia 90's showcase wasn't much better. Much, much better came four years earlier in the Azteca Stadium ; Diego Maradona's pass for Jorge Burruchaga's Argentina winner is sublime. Perhaps the greatest team performance in a final came in that same stadium...
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World Cup 2018: England fans reflect on death of dream

6 days ago   |   By BBC

Across the country, people are coming to terms with England's World Cup semi-final defeat.
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Croatia advances to first World Cup final with dramatic extra-time win over England

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

England went ahead earlier, but Croatia equalized in the second half, then won the second World Cup semifinal in extra time.
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Croatia's Dejan Lovren: I am one of the best defenders in the world

6 days ago   |   By ESPN

Free-Kick: Croatia advance to their first ever World Cup Final as Mandzukic puts an end to England's dream run
ESPN shows the agony and ecstasy of both England and Croatia in a sketch as Croatia advance on to the World Cup final.
Relive the best of Croatia's victory over against England in the World Cup semifinals in LEGO form.
How do the young Three Lions recover after missing the chance to make a World Cup final?
Dejan Lovren insists he considers himself to be one of the best defenders on the planet after he reached the World Cup final.
Lovren was instrumental in helping Croatia come...
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Not coming home: Croatia shatter England's World Cup dream

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday. England, appearing in their first semi-final since 1990, had looked on course for their first final since 1966 as they led through Kieran Trippier's fifth-minute free kick and totally dominated the opening half. Croatia, in their first semi since 1998, levelled through Ivan Perisic after 68 minutes and then looked the more dangerous side. It stayed level at 90 minutes, meaning Croatia faced extra time for...
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Betting: England 8/1 to win Euro 2020 after World Cup defeat to Croatia

Betting: England 8/1 to win Euro 2020 after World Cup defeat to Croatia

6 days ago   |   By Goal

Gareth Southgate's side lost out in extra time but the bookies have been impressed with what they've seen in Russia from a youthful Three Lions squad
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Croatia president celebrates World Cup win at NATO summit

6 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

BRUSSELS It has been a successful NATO summit for Croatia President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. The World Cup took care of that.
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England's Kane Misses Out on Golden Shot at World Cup Title

6 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

England's Harry Kane plays the ball against the goal post during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The Associated Press By GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer MOSCOW - Harry Kane will likely come home from the World Cup with the Golden Boot as the tournament's top scorer and a burnished reputation as a feared forward. Had Kane added to his six goals in Russia with either of his back-to-back chances in the second half against Croatia on Wednesday, when England was dominating and led...
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Self-deception, lies the secret behind Croatia's run to World Cup final

6 days ago   |   By ESPN

MOSCOW - They tell you it's about who wants it more. It's not. You don't get to a World Cup semifinal - via a combined three penalty
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