World Cup 2018: Croatia Beats England To Advance To Final

Croatia will now face France for the World Cup final in Russia.

Croatia now has a shot to win it all after beating England in a World Cup semifinal.

The country beat England 2-1 after an aggressive battle in Moscow on Wednesday.

Midfielder Kieran Trippier scored the first goal for England in the first five minutes of the game on a free kick.

Croatia’s Ivan Perišić tied things up when he hit the bottom corner of England’s net in the 68th minute.

After a strong back-and-forth between both teams, the game continued into overtime, where Mario Mandžukić scored the final goal for his team in the 108th minute.

Croatia will face off against France for the trophy on Sunday at 11 a.m. Eastern.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story incorrectly said the match took place in St. Petersburg. It took place in Moscow. The story also indicated England’s first goal was the result of a penalty kick instead of a free kick.