Word Cup 2018: Gareth Southgate admits loss will haunt him forever

England manager Gareth Southgate conducts the fans after his side's win over Sweden

England manager Gareth Southgate conducts the fans after his side’s win over Sweden

"It's a young team; the majority of the players will play in the next World Cup with more experience at club level", the Portuguese boss told RT.

Croatia's soccer federation had been asked by FIFA to "cease the activity that led to the breach".

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The spirit within the England squad that has been built and fostered over the last 18-months has become even stronger during the group's time together in Russian Federation.

"Some of these big matches, you just have to go through them and live them to know how to react in the right moments in the right way".

"Of course, we have one of two paths to go", Southgate said.

"I think all of us deserve this".

"I was born in 1966 so I'm a World Cup baby. He just has impeccable taste and style".

"It won't be exactly the same starting XI, but we want ideally to make as few changes as possible".

He hasn't said who might skip the game and hasn't guaranteed Jordan Pickford will remain in goal.

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The England manager said that Kieran Trippier's injury, which forced him off the field in the final stages of extra time against Croatia, appeared to have been a combination of a nerve issue and cramp.

We have beaten England in the group phase and we want to do that again. "That is why we want to win in St. Petersburg", Meunier said, as quoted by the team's official Twitter account.

"When a man loses any hope, then he must depend on our merciful God and on our faith", he said. They're an absolute pleasure to work with and their energy this morning, their desire to finish the tournament well....

England manager Gareth Southgate says the Three Lions' 2-1 World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia will stay with him forever, but his side are determined to earn a medal in Russian Federation as consolation.

"Players had run out of steam but that's partly their age - they're still physically maturing".

However not everyone could stand the tension and some changed channels.

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But it was much the same with the French team too, he added.

"We had hoped (for this) and we believed in our team, but the feeling when we finally entered the final can not be compared to anything", said Ivan Kecerin, 41.

He admits the pain is unbearable, but is determined to use the experience of Russian Federation as motivation to go on and make a final.

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