One thing to keep an eye on in this match is the legs and how exhausted the players will be, especially with Croatia.
France President Emmanuel Macron was on hand for the game in St Petersburg and came down to the dressing room to celebrate with the players and staff.
The 6ft 3in colossus is yet to open his goal-scoring account at the World Cup this summer, but manager Didier Deschamps likes him due to his hold-up play. I do not want to relive that. We have no doubts, we play together, that's our strength. We must not let this chance pass. England has been craving a top title since it won the World Cup in 1966 and has a tremendous, unforseen opportunity ahead, with the weight of its country on its shoulders.
"Forty-nine days together, it is a lot of things, hard things, the group stage, it is the merit of everyone", he said.
Seven members of Belgium's 23-man squad competing at the World Cup in Russia (Simon Mignolet, Thomas Vermaelen, Vincent Kompany, Jan Vertonghen, Marouane Fellaini and Mousa Dembele) are aged 30 years and above and may retire before the 2022 World Cup in France. They worked in '98 and we worked today, we reached out target to get to the final.