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Although Walker described the players as "absolutely gutted" to miss out on a place in the World Cup final, he said they could take great encouragement from the emotional scenes at the end of Wednesday night's defeat against Croatia, when England fans showed their respect for the team's performances in Russian Federation by staying behind to applaud the players and singing their names.

"We're gutted", said Harry Kane, still on course to finish as the tournament's top goalscorer with six strikes in Russian Federation.

The much younger, faster and less tired looking England side continued to cause Croatia problems going forward and also doubled their lead but a great Danijel Subasic save kept it at 1-0.

England play Croatia Wednesday night at 7pm.

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Croatia will face France in Sunday's final (4pm) as they look for their first taste of glory on the global stage. While they ultimately fell a little bit short, this young group of players gave us reason to believe that football was coming home and brings much-needed positivity going forward.

It was a different game from then on, with Croatia suddenly playing with accuracy and objective as England lost their shape and composure, though Kane missed a chance to win it in stoppage time when he headed wide from a free kick.

"It hurts, it hurts a lot".

Defender Sime Vrsaljko lofted a pass toward England's goal. They scored an hour in, and finally netted the winning second goal in extra time.

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Asked if Croatia could beat France in the final on Sunday, his girlfriend Marina said: "Of course". In the 109th minute, Perisic struck again.

The Three Lions can be proud of their performance at this summer's World Cup finals in Russian Federation. It's been a fantastic journey.

Indeed, after getting to the tournament's final four, after reversing a terrible penalty shootout history, in its round-of-16 win over Colombia, there's a sense of optimism in England about this young, talented and appealing team.

Cars and vans drove through the streets with Croatian flags stretched tightly across their bonnets, honking their horns at each other as workers clocked out for the day early and headed home to watch the game.

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The Liverpool defender, who has now reached the finals of the Champions League and the World Cup within two months, said he has proven himself to be one of the world's best defenders.

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