De Bruyne and Belgium defeat France as England beat Croatia

Harry Maguire’s goal slips past the Swedish goalkeeper to give England a 1-0 lead half an hour into the match

Croatia don't see themselves as favourites in Wednesday's World Cup semi-final although most of their players have more global experience than those from opponents England.

Henry is one of the biggest legends to ever come out of France, winning the World Cup on home soil in 1998 before following it up two years later with victory in the European Championships.

Kane is now leading the Golden Boot race at this summer's World Cup with six goals, helping his side to the semi-finals of the competition in the process.

Didier Deschamps has one of the strongest squads in the tournament, and it's hard to find a weakness in his team. All of France, Belgium, England and Croatia have been convincing enough en route to their respective semi-final encounters scheduled to take place in a couple of days.

"Now I want to go and see what's going on in Russian Federation", said one fan, Michael Roberts, 27, as he waited for his flight.

Kalusha Bwalya is excited by the prospect of the World Cup having a new victor. I felt something unusual and, after discussion with doctors, we decided I should go off.

Federation Internationale de Football Association awards the titles for the tournament's top scorer, best player, best goalkeeper, most disciplined team and best young footballer after the final. But back then they used to focus a lot on defence, their clubs generally playing the 4-4-2 or 5-4-1 formations. At the beginning of working together with the lads and trying to sell them the vision of what's possible, what we're looking to achieve in the long-term.

Belgium managed to deny Neymar last time out, but they must now do the same with Mbappe who dismantled Argentina in the last 16.

"We respect every opponent but there is no fear from our side". I think we can do it.

England did not have an overly hard route to the semi-final but they have overcome every obstacle they faced with some solid performances.

"We are excited about the future but also we want to make the most of the opportunity we have tomorrow as well".

"It's amusing because at first I didn't think I did look like him, but with all the people approaching me about it they can't all be wrong!"

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