20 Stats from 2018 World Cup Semi-finals

1 – Croatia have conceded exactly one goal in each of their last four matches.

3 – Since reaching their first one in 1998, France have now reached more World Cup finals than any other nation.

3 – France have now beaten Belgium three times in World Cup matches; more than they have beaten any other side in the competition.

3 – Croatia became the first nation to play extra-time in three consecutive World Cup matches since England in 1990.

3 – England’s last three semi-finals in major tournaments have all gone to extra-time, with the Three Lions losing on each occasion (also vs West Germany in 1990 World Cup, vs Germany in Euro 96).

3 – England have lost three competitive matches against Croatia this Millennium – more than any against any other nation.

4 – France have kept four clean sheets in their last five games at this World Cup (conceding 3 goals to Argentina).

9 – England scored nine goals from set pieces at the 2018 World Cup.

10 – The starting goalkeepers for both 2018 World Cup finalists, Hugo Lloris and Danijel Subašić, have made just 10 saves during the competition to date.

13 – Croatia are the 13th different nation to reach a World Cup final.  The debutants are 6/4 to lift the trophy on Sunday.  Sign up here to place a bet.

14 – Croatia have collected the most yellow cards this summer.

14 – Belgium have scored the most goals.

19 – Croatia’s Ante Rebić has committed the most fouls at the 2018 World Cup.

22% – 35 of the 161 goals at the 2018 World Cup have been headers.

25 – Only Neymar (26) has won more free kicks than Belgium’s Eden Hazard at this World Cup.

44% – 71 of the 161 goals at the 2018 World Cup have come from set pieces.

66′ – England averaged just one shot on target every 66 minutes during their three matches in the knockout stage.

90′– Croatia have played an extra 90 minutes than France at this World Cup heading into Sunday’s final.

425′ – France striker Olivier Giroud has now played more than seven hours of football at the 2018 World Cup (425 minutes) without mustering a single shot on target.

604′ – Croatia’s Luka Modrić has played the most minutes at this World Cup.

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