World Cup Croatia beat England 21 after extratime in semifinal

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedWorld Cup: Croatia beat Russia on penalties to set up semi against EnglandJuly 7, 2018In “Sports”France wins second World Cup title in 4-2 victory against CroatiaJuly 15, 2018In “latest news”World Cup: England beat Sweden 2-0 to reach semi-finalsJuly 7, 2018In “Sports” Mario Mandzukic of Croatia celebrates after scoringMOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Croatia will play France in the World Cup final after they beat England 2-1 in extra-time on Wednesday thanks to a Mario Mandzukic goal in the second period of extra-time.Kieran Trippier’s free-kick after five minutes gave England a dream start to the semi-final but Croatia clawed their way back into the match and Ivan Perisic equalised with a 68th-minute volley.Mandzukic was fastest to react to Perisic’s header and shot past Jordan Pickford in the 109th minute to decide the game in the Luzhniki Stadium and send Croatia into their first ever World Cup final.

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