Kieran Trippier pays tribute to England fans

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"All the England players have got to do is watch each other's back", he told Sky Sports News.

O2 Academy has proved to be a popular haunt for England fans during the World Cup, providing an atmospheric arena to soak up an evening of football on the big screen.

England's achievement in reaching the last four has been played down by some after they qualified from a group containing Tunisia and Panama before meeting Colombia and Sweden in the knockout phase.

With Belgium's instability, Emily is predicting that France will win this semi-final match and make it to the final stage of the Fifa World Cup.

But having seen Croatia hold off Argentina superstar Lionel Messi and Denmark talisman Eriksen, conceding once in those two games, Dalic is optimistic they can do the same against Kane.

"I think Raheem Sterling is an important player because he is really fast and his combination with Harry Kane is really unsafe".

While midfield battles could be where this semi-final is won and lost, England are once again concentrating on what they can control.

The last match between the two teams took place in 2015 with Belgium running out 4-3 winners with two Marouane Fellaini goals in an exciting friendly in Paris.

World Cup fever is sweeping the nation - and Danny McLaughlin has found himself at the centre of attention thanks to his fantastic resemblance to star player Harry Kane.

Belgium have impressed against everyone they have played, and even when they did slip, going two down to Japan in the second round, they had the goal power to fight back and triumph.

Roberto Martinez celebrates Belgium;s quarter-final win over Brazil.

The Spurs forward and Golden Boot hopeful is preparing for England's biggest game in decades on Wednesday when the Three Lions take on Croatia in the semi-final. Can we beat Croatia?

Croatia have been pushed to the brink twice in penalties, and England may well be fresher due to getting their business done in the 90 minutes against Sweden. England is set to face Croatia on Wednesday in the FIFA World Cup semifinal.

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