Stay: A countdown to England´s World Cup semi-final with Croatia
British Airways workers had been sporting Gareth Southgate-style waistcoats as England followers checked in at Heathrow for a flight to Moscow (PA)
Croatia fan are additionally taking in Pink Sq. and St Basil’s Cathedral forward of the match
Normal view of the Luzhniki Stadium, venue for the sport tonight
Justin Rose needs to get off the course rapidly this afternoon
Anxious to not miss the 7pm kick-off, England fan Justin Rose has warned there higher not be any gradual play this afternoon as he takes half within the pre-tournament pro-am forward of the Scottish Open at Gullane. The world quantity three joked: “My enjoying companions higher choose up if they’re having a troublesome gap, as a result of I’m strolling off the course at 6.30pm, nonetheless many holes we play!”
Jamie Carragher hopes England will seize the early initiative when the sport will get underneath manner. The previous England defender advised Sky Sports activities Information: “The kind of sport England ought to need is a quick sport, to make use of their tempo and power. I believe Croatia are an older crew who will look to gradual the sport down, play a possession sport with (Ivan) Rakitic and (Luka) Modric. England can’t afford the sport to be like that.
“England must make a quick begin. Croatia have additionally performed additional time of their final two video games. England must capitalise on that, with the power and tempo they’ve.”
Extra England followers having fun with Pink Sq.
Former England defender Rio Ferdinand has expressed his confidence for tonight. Ferdinand advised BBC Radio 5 Stay: “There are some high gamers and world-class gamers on this Croatia crew, however I don’t assume they’re a crew for us to worry. I genuinely imagine we’ll get via this 2-Zero or 3-0. All the pieces is pointing in the direction of us having a cushty win.”
England followers Dexter Marshall and Miles Rudham (proper) are moving into the temper in Pink Sq.
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