Photographs by AP/FRANK AUGSTEIN
Croatia’s Josip Pivaric celebrates after Wednesday’s 2-1 extra-time victory over England on Wednesday in the World Cup semifinals at Moscow. Croatia will face France in the championship game Sunday.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Croatia's legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far. England had gone ahead with a free kick just five minutes in, dominated play and appeared headed to its first World Cup final since 1966.
World Cup glance
Croatia 2, England 1
Belgium vs. England, 9 a.m.
France vs. Croatia, 10 a.m.
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