Steve McManaman shared his World Cup knockout predictions after the group stage

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On Sunday, Croatia will face France in the World Cup final while England which will play with Belgium to determine the third place on Saturday.

There will probably be sore heads and bleary eyes in Croatia on Thursday morning after a night of celebrations in the wake of the World Cup semifinal win over England.

Matt Reece, 25, who works in marketing, said England had far outperformed the low expectations of them when the tournament began.

Although the three Lions took a lead in the fifth minute with Kieran Trippier's goal, the Croatian team came back to equalize the scores in the 68th minute.

"I am immensely proud by the way the players have played and we can see by the reaction of the supporters, they felt the same". But Croatia can surprise by continuing their winning streak.

The 46-year-old pundit absolutely nailed it.

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"In terms of mentality it's obviously been a really hard couple of days for us", he said, revealing there would be some changes for the Belgium game. Defeat to Belgium in the group stages gave England an "easier" route in the tournament.

"We're here to improve every time we play", he continued".

"It won't be exactly the same starting XI, but ideally we want to make as few changes as possible".

"But that will be the challenge".

"You were hoping we were gonna get exhausted towards the end of the game but it was us, Brozovic, Modric, Rakitic who lifted and raised their game", Bilic explains.

"France stopped us in the semi-finals in 1998", he said.

"We wanted to go on and win it and we thought we had enough to go through but it wasn't to be".

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