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Lovren ready for Kane test at World Cup

Lovren ready for Kane test at World Cup

One more for Kane and he will be out on his own as England's most prolific player at a single campaign.

"He was a constant threat to Sweden, of course he hasn't scored the goals he would have liked to have scored but for myself and the players he has been a crucial part of the way that we have been playing", he said. "It is a game that is very evenly matched, we know what we want to do and we have to focus on our preparation and make sure that we control the controllables as we have attempted to do for every game", the manager said.

England finished second in their group, having lost their final group match to Belgium.

"They have a lot of quality, they play well, well organised and a physically strong, but we are also aware of our quality".

It's not just the fans back home who are enjoying England's historic run to the last four; the players and staff are equally exuberant.

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England defeated Sweden 2-0 in the quarterfinals to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first time in 32 years. But there are two or three, in particular, who we have to assess quite closely and see exactly what level they're at.

Strong, mobile, indefatigable and good in the air, Mandzukic looks to make life as hard as possible for the defence, stretching play to allow the likes of Modric the space they need to get into the danger zone around the box.

"In the first period of extra-time, I felt real fatigue in my knee".

They beat Tunisia in their tournament opener thanks to a late Harry Kane goal, brushed aside a poor Panama, edged out Colombia on penalties and easily beat Sweden in the quarter-finals. - Croatia scored two headers in its last match against Russian Federation - only one of its previous 29 World Cup goals was scored via a header.

England are the holders of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U17 World Cup and Federation Internationale de Football Association U20 World Cup - and are just two wins away from making it a unique hat-trick.

"We have made several pieces of history in the tournament and we're just looking to keep breaking those barriers down".

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"Any team in a World Cup semi-final is going to find the energy and going to find the motivation".

"I've played against Modric a few times and he's a world-class player, probably one of the best I've played against".

"We have strength and we're united on the pitch", the Barcelona star told FIFA TV.

"They are a fantastic team, they work for each other".

However, Southgate refuses to accept the idea that England will be significantly fresher. "Our people are also expecting us to win".

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"I was not a renowned fashion icon through my playing career so it's rather unusual to be one now", Southgate joked. Harry Maguire usually plays on the left of England's back three and Mandzukic may seek to distance himself from Maguire and take on a more winnable duel with Kyle Walker. They'll be one game from being World Cup winners.


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