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(LIVE) Russia 2018 Semi-final: England vs Croatia

FULL TIME!!!! Croatia 2-1 England. Croatia are into their first FIFA World Cup final.

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120′ Four minutes additional time.

118′ SUBSTITUTION!!! (Croatia) Luka Modric is replaced by

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116′ INJURY!!! England’s Trippier is injured and out without a replacement.

1i4′ SUBSTITUTION!!! (Croatia) Mario Mandzukic is out for Corluka.

111′ SUBSTITUTION!!! (England) Vardy is in for Walker.

109′ GOOOOOAAAAALLLLL… Mario Mandzukic strikes to put Croatia ahead. England 1-2 Croatia.

106′ Second half is on…

END OF FIRST HALF

105+2 SAVE!!! Pickford pulls off a great save to deny Mario Mandzukic after he was put through from a clever pass into the box. It’s acorner kick for Croatia.

101′ SUBSTITUTION!!! (Croatia) Ante Rebić is out for Andrej Kramaric.

98′ SAVE!!! Stones rises highest in the box to head at goal from Trippier’s cross into the box, but Vrsaljko is in the right place at the right time to head away from danger.

98′ BLOCKED!!! Rose makes a surge into the box and cuts the ball back for Dier to strike. His effort is blocked by Brozovic and floats over the bar.

96′ SUBSTITUTION!!! (England)  Henderson is replaced by Eric Dier

94′ SUBSTITUTION!!! (Croatia) Ivan Strinić is out for Josip Pivarić

91′ SUBSTITUTION!!! (England) Danny Rose is in for Young

91′ EXTRA TIME!!!

It’s full time. We are heading into the extra time. England 1-1 Croatia.

90′ Three minutes of stoppage time announced.

82′ SAVE!!! Croatia’s Mario Mandzukic free himself in the opposition’s box, control the ball before unleashing a shot but Pickford catches.

77′ WASTED!!! England’s Lingerd is put through on goal with only the goalkeeper to beat but the Manchester United winger hits his effort well wide of the post.

73′ SUBSTITUTION!!! (England) Marcus Rashford is in for Sterling.

71′ CHANCE!!! Croatia nearly double their lead as Perisic hits the wood work.

69′ GOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLL…Perisic levels for Croatia England 1-1 Croatia

67′ CHANCE!!! England’s Harry kane gets the ball on the right side of the box, controls the ball before hitting a side-netting.

64!!! BLOCKED!!! Croatia’s Persic unleashes a shot from outside the box that Walker opens his body to block.

60′ WIDE!!! Croatia’s Rakitic hits the ball well wide of the post.

55′ ATTEMPT!!! England’s Sterling drops the ball for Lingard hits a shot from outside the box but his effort is deflected for a corner kick.

53′ YELLOW CARD!!! England’s Walker enters the book.

48′ YELLOW CARD!!! Croatia’s Mandžukić has been shown the card.

47′ STATS!!! England has never won a World Cup semi final abroad.

46′ We are back for the SECOND HALF!!!

HALF TIME!!! England 1-0 Croatia. Kieran Trippier’s goal separate the two sides.

42′  POSSESSION!!! Croatia 51% – 49% England.

35′ WIDE!!! England are pressing for more goals and Alli locates Lingard outside the box but his effort goes wide.

33′ INTERCEPTION!!! England’s Young makes a timely interception to prevent Rebic from connecting with a dangerous cross.

29′ NO GOAL!!! England’s Kane had two efforts on goal saved but the flag is up for offside.

27′ ENGLAND!!! Raheem Sterling is causing so many problems in the final third.

20′ BLOCK!!! Rebic surges towards the edge of the box with ease, before hitting a strike, but Stones is there to make the covering block.

19′ WIDE!!! Perisic drives at goal on his right foot, sending his strike narrowly past the post.

15′ WIDE!!! Trippier floats the ball into the box and Maguire rises to head at goal, sending his effort narrowly past the post.

8′ NO WAY!!! Strinic sends a cross to the back post looking for the run of Vrsaljko at the back post. Young gets there ahead of the Croatia man, only to concede a corner in the process.

5′ GOOOALLLLLL!!!!! England are ahead as Kieran Trippier scored from the freekick. England 1-0 Croatia.

4′ FREEKICK: England’s Dele Alli is tripped on the edge of the box by Modric. The referee awards England a free-kick in striking distance.

Game on…

England are tackling Croatia for a spot in the final of the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

The two sides will start their battle on the pitch at 7pm.

Follow the live updates here.