Semi-Final: Croatia vs England

Discussion in 'World Cup 2018 Talk' started by Aevius, Jul 8, 2018.

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Who will advance to the finals?

Poll closed Jul 11, 2018.
  1. Croatia

    11 vote(s)
    33.3%
  2. England

    22 vote(s)
    66.7%
  1. rich 1990

    rich 1990 Not Actually a Moaner

    He scored a tap in, a header from two yards, three penalties and a goal where he was looking at someone in the crowd and where he didn't have the ball. He was **** against Sweden and cost us the chance of a world cup final.

    He's a bottler, a choker and a first class ****. I was just calming down and you've wound me up again.
     
  2. juice man

    juice man Well-Known Member

    Best player :lol::lol::lol:
     
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  3. arsenalforlife14

    arsenalforlife14 Well-Known Member

    All his goals are from set pieces, except one, which was a deflection.
     
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  4. misko

    misko New Member

    But I don't understand, I thought that being the best goalscorer in a tournament, whatever the way, was equal to being the best player on it ?!! It's unfair players are not rated with the same rules.
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2018
  5. Rain Dance

    Rain Dance Well-Known Member Trusted

    best player is either Modric or Kante
     
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  6. Rimaal

    Rimaal Questionable Taste

  7. misko

    misko New Member

    Nowadays best player = best goalscorer. Look at the Ballon d'Or. So with actual rules Kane is the Best Player in this World Cup.
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2018
  8. Rimaal

    Rimaal Questionable Taste

    Yep. And I would go with Modric.
     
  9. blaze_of_glory

    blaze_of_glory The wheel turns Moderator

    ??
     
  10. Godwin1

    Godwin1 Very well-known

    For the tournament not sure, have to do some analysis. Kante will be the better of those two though after he does a job on Modric sunday.
     
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  11. Godwin1

    Godwin1 Very well-known

    Think youre getting mixed up with the golden boot mate.
     
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  12. krengon

    krengon One Arsene Wenger Trusted

    Lol this is good trolling, you got me :lol:
     
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  13. Godwin1

    Godwin1 Very well-known

    Nail on the head mate, don't care about the media stuff generally and a sense of optimism is possibly a good thing. But I think come the next tournament we'll see a different side to it as presumibly we'll have a harder run in. Back to square one in my opinion.
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2018
  14. misko

    misko New Member

    As I said nowadays the best player is the best tap-ins' scorer in the world. He also carried England to the semi-finals alone unlike Ronaldo with Portugal and Messi with Argentina. Modric and Kante have better players around them so they didn't deserve it.
     
  15. GunnerUK

    GunnerUK Member

    Surprised nobody has given Mbappe a shout his been thrilling to watch with his skills and runs. Just lacked them goals.

    Kane is a leathal goal scorer very clinical just always and always will lack that Wow factor.
     
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  16. carter777

    carter777 Well-Known Member

  17. hydrofluoric acid

    hydrofluoric acid Unsinkable !

    Shocking...

    Really need to solve your(England) midfield issues for next world cup.
     
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  18. Rex Banner

    Rex Banner Massive SAFophile Trusted

    AMN will boss the show dw.
     
  19. krengon

    krengon One Arsene Wenger Trusted

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  20. Keplaz

    Keplaz Well-Known Member

    Everyone has been saying that England did well to get this far but I'm not convinced. We over hype our national team in ways are other countries do not. The final, based on the group and draw, should have been the bare minimum.

    Kane barely had any shots from open play. He played too deep and that doesn't suit his game. He needs to be closer to the other goal to be more effective. We have no creative players in centre mid. We missed a Lallana or a Wilshere. Lotus - Cheek should have played more.

    I'm annoyed because the country now believes we are better than the Iceland shambles but we really aren't.
     
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