12 pictures of teary England fans after SWC exit

2018-07-12 12:21
England fan cries (AP Images)

Cape Town - England fans did not hide their emotions after Croatia defeated the Three Lions 2-1 to advance to the Soccer World Cup final.

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Kieran Trippier opened the scoring early for England with a magnificent free-kick, before Ivan Perisic struck late in the second half to take the match into extra-time.

With 11 minutes left of extra-time, veteran forward Mario Mandzukic pounced on a loose ball to send Croatia to their first ever Soccer World Cup final.

READ: Modric hits out at English media after semi-final win

England will now meet Belgium in the playoff for third/fourth on Saturday, July 14 (kick-off at 16:00 SA time).

The final will be played on Sunday, July 15 between France and Croatia (kick-off at 17:00 SA time).


Pictures courtesy of AP Images

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