10 Stats ahead of England-Croatia 2018 World Cup Semi-final

1 – Croatia striker Mario Mandžukić has only hit the target with one of his eight efforts on goal this summer.  It produced the equaliser versus Denmark in the second round.

2 – Croatia are only the second nation to win two penalty shootouts in a single World Cup tournament (Argentina in 1990).

6 – Harry Kane has scored six goals from six shots on target in Russia this summer.

8 – Croatia have had eight different goalscorers at the 2018 World Cup – only Belgium (9) have had more.

12 – 12 different Croatian players have collected a yellow card in this tournament.

73% – Eight of England’s 11 goals have come from set pieces (5 corners, 3 penalties).

77% – England have scored with 10 of their last 13 shots on target at the 2018 World Cup, since their opening game.

120′ – England have gone 120 minutes since they last conceded at the World Cup, whilst Croatia head into the semi-final having gone 5 minutes since they last let a goal in.

210′ – England have had just four shots on target in their two knockout stage matches.

485′ – Croatia’s Luka Modrić has played more minutes en route to the semi-final than any other player from the four nations to reach this stage.

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