England's future looks bright after World Cup, says Jose Mourinho

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GETTYKieran Trippier was heavily praised by Lee Dixon for his performance in the World Cup

Gareth Southgate's side surpassed expectations by reaching the semi-finals of the tournament in Russian Federation.

With goalkeeper Hugo Lloris in excellent form behind the fast, astute central-defensive pairing of Raphael Varane and Samuel Umtiti, France are not only hard to score against but also packed with speed and flair to strike at goal with defence-shredding attacks.

England manager Gareth Southgate admits he is haunted by their World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia, as he revealed he stayed up until 4am to watch a replay of the match.

Pitana, a former actor who has already refereed four games including the tournament opener between host nation Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia and France's quarter-final win over Uruguay, will take charge of Sunday's showpiece at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.

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"To be honest with you, we are in our bubble", said goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris.

"He is our youngest player and doesn't have much experience in terms of matches and years, but he is prepared". We are motivated, Belgium, we already won in Russian Federation. "They have demonstrated their worth and that they have the physical and mental resources to go and win it". Like Zinedine Zidane, who scored twice in the 1998 final against Brazil wearing the No. 10 jersey now on Mbappe's shoulders, the kid wants to make history.

"At the Euro it was something new for the whole team". "When we look at the conditions in which we work, we are a world wonder and phenomenon".

"The reality is that we lost a semi-final... but you've got to balance that with where do I think this team is, realistically, and what level do I think they are at. And that was not the case after the Belgium game".

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"There is no euphoria". "Nothing was given to me on a plate, unlike some coaches in Europe, who get big jobs on the back of their names as players", Dalic said. "Djokovic is a fantastic athlete but even more fantastic as a person". Croatia won comfortably 4-1 on aggregate, and secured their place at Russian Federation 2018. Fourteen of them were not there at the Euros.

"He can play in the centre, not especially, but of course he has technical qualities that are matched on the other side by [Ivan] Rakitic and his playing intelligence is huge, so he has a great influence on his team". "There are no egos, no nothing, everybody wants to play for England".

"We did not insist on practice sessions".

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