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Good morning steemitans! today is defined the second finalist of Russia 2018, a game of strategies, let's see the details:

Date: 07-07-2018.

Time: 01:48 pm (Venezuela)

Stadium: Luzhniki Olympic

Referee: Cüneyt Cakir (Turkey)

Graph 2 - Luka Modric - Author's copyright @naconc

Croatia has an unbeatable golden opportunity to make history, match the deeds of that golden generation of 1998, Davor Suker that reached the semifinals of the world cup of Fracia 98.

Now in the middle of Russia's old Central Lenin stadium in Moscow, Croatia commanded by many world-class figures including Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic have the responsibility to lead a great feat and defeat the Russian team.

In the group stage Croatia won its three matches in great form, with the victims of Nigeria, Argentina and Iceland, with markers (2-0), (3-0) and (2-1) respectively, standing out the impressive A landslide made to Argentina with its star Lionel Messi.

The goals against Nigeria were the result of a goal against the Nigerian Oghenekaro Etebo at 32 'and Ante Rebic's penalty (72')

In the match against Argentina, goals were scored by Ante Rebic (53 'and 79') and Iván Rakitic (90 ')

And in the final game of the group stage against Iceland, Milan Badelj scored 53 'and Ivan Perisic in the 90', in this match Croatia received their first goal after converting a penalty at the 76 'Gylfi Sigurdsson, which had been that moment, the tansitorio tie.

In the eighth match, he had a difficult victory against Denmark, who finally won the penalty shootout 3-for-2.

The match had started with goals from both sides, Mathias Jørgensen (1 ') and from Croatia at 14' through Mario Mandzukic, draw to the end, and when the second half ended Croatia had the chance to win the game by of a penalty that Luka Modric charged but that was counting in great form by the goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

The match as indicated was defined by penalties, winning the Croatians 3-2 where the figure was his goalkeeper Danijel Subasic to stop three penalties of Christian Eriksen, Lasse Schöne and Nicolai Jørgensen.

His last quarterfinal match against the host team Russia, again survived a definition from the penalty points of the penalty shootout, winning it by 4-3.

The match culminated in a draw in the regulation time (1-1), with goals from Andrej Kramaric (39 ') and Russia's Denis Cheryshev (31'), the extra time of the game culminated (2-2) adding to the score Croatia first by means of Domagoj Vida (101 '), to tie the commitment again the Brazilian nationalized Mário Fernandes (115')

In the penalty shootout the Croatian goalkeeper Danijel Subasic covered the shot by Fedor Smolov, the Russian Mario Fernandes missed his shot, by the Croatians Matthew Kovacic failed covered by Igor Akinfeev, but scored the remaining four Marcelo Brozovic, Luka Modric, Domagoj Vida and Ivan Rakitic.

The most valuable player of that match was without question the Croatian goalkeeper Danijel Subasic who had 5 spectacular saves, who also stopped the first shot in the penalty shootout.

In this way Croatia in this World Cup has 3 wins, two draws, no losses, with 10 goals in favor and 4 against.

Their goalscorers until now are Ante Rebic (3), Ivan Rakitic (1), Milan Badelj (1), Ivan Perisic (1), Mario Mandzukic (1), Andrej Kramaric (1) and Domagoj Vida (1).

The technician Zlatko Dalic will have to continue refining the potential of the selection and try to leave to look for the triumph before the host country, knowing that it has an excellent staff, in addition to those named, it has some quality campers like Mateo Kovacic, Marcelo Brozovic and Ivan Perisic or the tip Mario Mandzukic, any of them can define the match.

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Graph 3 - Kylian Mbappé - Author's copyright @naconc

England, on the other hand, reached the semifinals even as they went into the quarterfinals, very enthusiastic and excited, after their last victory against the Swedish team by the minimum.

In the group stage the English won 2 victories (against Tunisia and Panama) and a defeat against the surprising Belgium by the minimum difference.

Against Tunisia the score was closed 2-1 with two goals from his star Harry Kane in the minutes 11 'and 91', the penalty goal was a penalty by Ferjani Sassi in the 35th minute.

In the game against the Panamanians, they score 6-1, with Harry Kane's triplet (21 'penalty, 45' penalty and 61 '), John Stones' double (8 'and 40') and Jesse Lingard (36). '). The Panamanian goal was from Felipe Baloy at 77 '.

In their last game of the group stage England was defeated and surprised by Belgium 1-0 with Adnan Januzaj's goal in the 51st minute, finishing second.

In the eighth match, as announced, England achieved a victory worked against Colombia in the penalty shootout, in the match achieved a draw, scored the goal Harry Kane (57 ') of penalty and the tie of the coffee cast went to the 93 'by Yerry Mina.

In the two-time extension he could not score, but in the penalty shootout manages to win 4-3, with successful penalties of Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Kieran Trippier and Eric Dier.

In the quarterfinal match, England defeated the fierce Sweden team 2-0, basically with two plays on the ball, with the scorers Harry Maguire (30 ') and Dele Alli (58'). In this way most of the English goals have come in set pieces.

In this way, England has until now 3 wins, 1 draw and one defeat with 11 goals in favor and 4 against.

The scorers are: Harry Kane with 6 goals (partial world goalscorer), John Stones (2), Jesse Lingard (1), Harry Maguire (1) and Dele Alli (1).

It is necessary to take into account in England it has many years of its only conquest of a world series, in the year 1966 in its land, they try to leave in the oblivion its elimination in the first round in Brazil 2014 and the defeat in the second round in Euro 2016 at the hands of Iceland.

Returning to Croatia the Serbian coach Zlatko Dalic has almost ruled Vrsaljko, who withdrew from the game against Russia in extra time, after not having trained in the last training session. It would be his replacement Life, occupying Corluka in the central axis of the rear.

The strategy of this selection is to dose forces and score a goal to try to keep, has been in the last few games not keep the advantages, culminated in ties, we will see if it resists again, has two games in a row with extension and that wears physically.

Anyway, this team has great players Rakitic, Modric and Mandzukic, born definitors that change the result at any time, do not forget that the figure has also emerged his goalkeeper Danijel Subasic.

On the side of England, the Englishman Gareth Southgate has his squad at his disposal without injuries or penalties, he will continue to bet on his game, taking advantage of his effectiveness in his set pieces, they carry until the moment 5 of the 11 total goals that have marked since the World Cup began, they have been after strategic plays, not counting penalties.

He has hardened in his last games his defense Stones, Maguirre and Trippier, not to mention that a figure has emerged, as in the Croatian national team a high level goalkeeper has been Jordan Pickford, goalkeeper in the last two games.

So things, the cards are pitched, enjoy the best show, the penitent before closing the curtain of this world that will be unforgettable ... may the best win!

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