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Fans in Moscow devastated after England knocked out by Croatia

12 July 2018

However - we think Martinez will rotate a few players, with the likes of Yannick Carrasco and Dedryck Boyata likely to come in.

"Maybe (that was) a effect of being ahead and being the least experienced team in the tournament with the chance to get to a World Cup final", he added.

Self-confessed football fan and president of the FA Prince William, 36, shared a rare personal message on Twitter last night after England narrowly missed out on a spot in the 2018 World Cup final.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes England can feel optimistic about their future, despite losing to Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals.

Despite taking an early lead, Croatia made it 2-1 in extra time where they secured a place in the final. Others show the team clapping and thanking the fans amid the disappointment. I am sure everybody will enjoy watching that match.

Numerous photos show the players embracing Southgate.

"Heroes" There's plenty of sympathy in defeat from The Mirror, which offsets the image of Jamie Vardy and Dele Alli crouched on the turf at the final whistle with the message, "We're proud of you all".

"We were planning to leave, but now we have to stay until Monday", said Sinisa Pavlek, a Croatian living in Germany as he emerged from the stadium with a broad smile on his face.

However, fans said the side had "finished further than anyone dreamed". You see what's happening.

Walker also urged the country - in such divisive times - to come together and keep the feeling going.

Southgate's England team lost 2-1 to Croatia to set-up a third/fourth play-off with Belgium on Saturday.

"It was a good game".

The Croatians went into Russian Federation as the 20th-ranked team in the world, but in particular their midfield talents of Real Madrid's Luka Modric and Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic meant they were fancied by many as dark horses for a decent run.

"Two years ago, I remember what happened two years ago", Deschamps said, via Reuters.

Fans in Moscow devastated after England knocked out by Croatia