"Our last three games were different because we played teams with a defensive approach", he said.
And fans said they believed the key to success was the youthful team's work ethic and pride. "We like to play against teams like this because we have really fast players and it will be a really open game, not like today or the game against Denmark".
"We have enough time to rest and prepare well", said Modric.
The group is facing one its most hard meetings in years due to US President Donald Trump's criticism of the organisation and his targeting of German leader Angela Merkel. Ten years ago we had a famous generation and now we are close to them because we are in the semi-final after 20 years.
A win for England would help erase World Cup futility.
Van der Sar backs Belgium for World Cup glory
My view is that Southgate has managed to transfer some of this intelligent playing learnt from Venables to his current young team. England face Croatia tonight with the winners facing France in Sunday's final.
"We've got eight big TVs and two big screens, and we've even got a TV out in the back for the sun-catchers".
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel meanwhile teased French President Emmanuel Macron about Tuesday's game between their countries that saw France win 1-0 to book a place in the final on Sunday.
We are in a World Cup semi-final. They took photographs of themselves with the crowd and unfurled a banner saying "we play for you".
The 2018 World Cup Local Organising Committee (LOC) was set up by the Russian government and the Russian Football Federation in January 2011, and was tasked with planning and staging of the 2017 Fifa Confederations Cup and the 2018 Fifa World Cup.
"If we had England's money, who knows where we'd be in our country?"
"I was concentrated throughout the match but after Rakitic's penalty, it came bursting out of me", he said.
Justin Timberlake will show England-Croatia game at London arena before concert
Lovren, whose nation are into the semi-finals for the first time since 1998, said Croatia could play with freedom. They have not advanced to the Final since 1966, when they won it all.
"Perhaps people feel they (waistcoats) also reflect in some way this young likeable England side: They're bold, innovative, endearing - a hark back to a more genteel, civilised era", said the Daily Mail.
"So we should not be surprised that Croatia are in the semi-finals given the quality of the players".
"We want people to celebrate and enjoy themselves but not at the expense of law-abiding fans and emergency services´ resources".
"They're very unsafe on set-pieces".
The victor will face either France or Belgium in the final.
Newly crowned ‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ Zsa Zsa dies
After her big win, Zsa Zsa's family said, "We are so excited for her, she deserves this". "We were all saying our goodbyes". After earning the mantle of " World's Ugliest Dog " just last month, English Bulldog Zsa Zsa died Tuesday morning.