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Croatia's first world cup final against France

rfi English, Jul 12

Croatia advanced to their first World Cup final on Wednesday night with a gutsy 2-1 victory over England.

France await Croatia in the final on Sunday at the Luzhniki Stadium. “France is a team with fantiastic players,” said Dalic. “They are a daunting task but we will face it and it will be a fantastic match.”

Despite England's defeat, the performances received the royal seal of approval. Prince William, the president of the English Football Association, said England could be proud of Southgate's team.

"I know how disappointed @england must feel right now but I couldn't be more proud of this team and you should hold your heads high," he tweeted.

 

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