The second match of the semi-finals was held of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. The match wise highlights are appended below.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M62: England Vs Croatia 1-2

WC ’18 – Match 62: England Vs Croatia

Result: 1 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • England: Kieran Trippier 5′
  • Croatia: Ivan Perisic 68′, Mario Mandzukic 109′

Match Statistics:


Team Stats England


Shots 11


Shots On Target 2
56% Possession


590 Passes



Pass Accuracy



Fouls 14


Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards


1 Off Sides


8 Corners



  • England made a dream start to the match as the right wing-back namely Kieran Trippier excellent free-kick put the English in front.

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  • Meanwhile, England’s Harry Kane and Jesse Lingard were also busy in spurning chances as England were gearing for a bigger lead.
  • Meanwhile, Croatia were trying to level the scoreboard but the English defence was proving too strong for them.

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  • The 1st half ended with England firmly in the driving seat.
  • In the 2nd half, a new Croatia was witnessed by the spectators as they were clearly playing with an attacking purpose.
  • Croatia increased the pressure on England and their consistent attacks led Ivan Perisic to score an amazing goal and equalize the scoreboard.

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  • Croatian attacks were not coming to an end as getting in front appeared to be their only objective. On the other hand, England were being very poor with their passes and were gifting possession to the Croation side.
  • Nevertheless, the score remained 1-1 as the referee blew the whistle to take the match into extra time.

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  • In extra time England came close to scoring off a corner but this effort was blocked by the Croatians.
  • Now it was Croatia’s turn and Mario Mandzukic appeared to be Croatia’s hero as he broke the English hearts by scoring at the 109th minute.

  • In reply, England took several chances but could not score as Croatia made their way into the finals.
  • Despite his defeat, England will contest for the 3rd position in the third-place play-off with Belgium.

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