Croatia and France. A team of "hardened warriors", in the words of England's coach, against a scintillating young French side, destined to meet in the final of a World Cup that has utterly refused to follow any script.
However, the biggest concern looking ahead to Sunday's game is bound to be fatigue, with Croatia having also required extra time and penalties to come through ties against Denmark and hosts Russian Federation in the past two weeks.
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"It's the third time I've cried in the last two weeks - Denmark, Russia, now this", he said.
"I'm feeling excellent, excellent", said Saric.
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic gave her U.S. counterpart Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May Croatia jerseys on Wednesday ahead of the SoccerWorld Cup semi-final against England.
France and Belgium are seen as the strongest teams left in the competition, which means the victor of Tuesday's match will head into the final as favourites to be crowned world champions.
"Want to know how insane we are?" said Fran Colak, a Croatian Saultite who had come down to the gathering to watch the semi-final game.
"It's the best run I've ever seen in my lifetime, so obviously pretty upsetting the way that it went", said Stu Hutchinson. "Only great teams can be as courageous as we were and fight back from a goal down against teams like England", Mandzukic said. "It's going to be a great day on Sunday".
"The game went a lot better after the first half", said Richard Majic, another spectator at the garage. His goal sent the game into the overtime period with 1-1 draw.
The goal weakened the Croatian side, allowing England to retain possession and control the tempo of the first half.
The population is expected to descend on pubs and beer gardens across the country in support of Gareth Southgate and the Three Lions and drink an extra 10 million beers, the British Beer and Pub Association said. In the 68 minute, Šime Vrsaljko curled a pass into the far post, finding Ivan Perisic, who slid the ball into the net to get the equalizer. Mario Mandžukić secured the win with another goal in the 100th, just minutes before the game would have gone into penalties.
England are Croatia's opponents in the final four of the tournament as they bid to reach their first final.
Very early on, oddsmakers had the French as the favorites in Sunday's World Cup final.
A witness testified Dozier used a sledgehammer to break Greene's limbs so the corpse would fit in a plastic storage container. Nevada plans to carry out the first execution using fentanyl, a drug at the heart of the USA opioid epidemic, on Wednesday.
Jones has always been a talented player, but a temperamental one on and off the field, which has led to some issues. The Bengals star calls out Ragin, who according to police, went after Jones and initiated the physical altercation.
The success was announced after the final batch of stranded footballers was evacuated safely to Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital. The four boys rescued Sunday can eat normal food and walk around, and the four pulled out Monday were eating soft food.
Typically, college players who have been ruled ineligible for next season after the regular draft enter the supplemental draft. So with a strong group of players, it's time for a supplemental mock draft and a look at how the supplemental draft works.
Lucy Middleton read St Mark 10: 13-16, before the small congregation sang O Jesus, I Have Promised and Lord of All Hopefulness. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also announced their youngest son's godparents a few hours before the service.
Although industrial espionage isn't exactly and trade secret theft is hardly new nor uncommon, not every crime gets the limelight. The FBI's complaint also contains a few interesting details about Apple's autonomous vehicle project.
Less than five minutes were on the clock when Kieran Trippier curled a delicious free-kick past the helpless Danijel Subasic. Keane tore into England after their 2-1 extra-time defeat to Croatia in Wednesday night's World Cup semi-final.
The organization is asking all member states spend a minimum 2 percent of their GDP on defensive measures by 2024. The alliance set a goal in 2014 for each country to reach the 2% of GDP spending target by 2024.
Four of Thailand's cave kids saved, rescue mission continues
The eight boys brought out by divers on Sunday and Monday were doing well and were in good spirits, a senior health official said. Chiang Rai governor Narongsak Osatanakorn, who is heading the rescue effort, said that Tuesday's operation involved 19 divers.
Croatia Sacks Coach Ahead of Semi Final Clash with England
Police are calling on members of the public to behave themselves during and after England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia . And this fifth minute goal from Kieran Trippier in the match, to put England up 1-0, resulted in so much English jubilation.
Wimbledon not moving men's final
There had been talk of the World Cup final being shown on the big screen on Henman Hill at Wimbledon but that has been ruled out. As Business Insider UK's Sports Reporter, I attended Wimbledon in the VIP area.
Nishikori predicts Wimbledon 'war' with Djokovic
He was defeated by Milos Raonic in 2014 and retired hurt during the second set against Marin Cilic in 2016. "Not just Wimbledon . Everybody does. 'He has a good team around him, people who know how to work, who know what to give him, these extra things.
Has Croatia ever won the World Cup?
The BBC says one of the two videos in which Vida appeared was posted online after Croatia beat host Russian Federation for the right to play in the semi-final against England.
Astros send struggling Ken Giles to minors
The right-hander allowed three runs without recording an out in Houston's 6-5, extra-inning victory against Oakland on Tuesday. Astros reliever Ken Giles has been demoted to Triple-A after an outburst during the ninth inning of an Astros win Tuesday.