Russian Federation celebrates team's run despite World Cup exit

Russia’s Denis Cheryshev celebrates scoring their first goal

SOCHI, Russia They've gone 120 minutes twice in a week.

In contrast for Russian Federation, who had taken the lead through another Denis Cheryshev wonder goal in the first half, there is only heartbreak as they finally go out. "He said that we should keep our eyes open and take the next steps".

Every time a Croatian player appears before the media at this World Cup, he knows a question about Modric is coming, and every time the answer reflects the admiration there is in the squad for their captain. "We did not want to risk some passes that would tip the balance in our favour". We are facing a huge game in the quarter-finals and it doesn't matter who the opponents are.

Croatian "golden generation" has "power left for England" despite draining match against Russia They have experience, bags of talent and there is no questioning their fighting spirit yet there is something still strangely lacking in the Croatia team which has reached the World Cup semifinals for the second time in their history.

Or if they can't get past the home team, they will be the latest Croatia team to fall short.

After praising his players for their performances in reaching the final, Deschamps was asked about his own contribution. At some point, that wave could crash.

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The players, who suffered a heartbreaking quarter-final defeat on Saturday, unfurled a huge banner reading "We are playing for you" in a tribute to their devoted fans and their passionate support during the tournament. You have to pay the toll for such exertions. "But we showed our worth".

As Croatia's winning penalty was scored, there was a stunned silence.

Denis Cheryshev had put Russian Federation in front in the first half but Andrej Kramaric and Domagoj Vida scored for Croatia before the late leveller from Fernandes.

Southgate added: "I only played for three clubs, I have a real affinity with all three, but England has been the biggest part of my life really". "We made ourselves happy but we also made everybody back home in Croatia happy". "I went to Rakitic for advice and he told me just to pick a side and not change it. I don't cry often, but I have a good reason". All photos were taken on Board the aircraft that the team flew from Sochi to Moscow. The most immediate worry appears to be starting right back Sime Vrsaljko, who had to be replaced during extra time, walking slowly off the field with an apparent leg injury.

Subasic saved the first attempt of the shootout when he made an adjustment while diving to get a hand on Fyodor Smolov's attempt.

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