England host Croatia in a Nations League match on Sunday, with the winner advancing to the tournament finals and the losers to be relegated to League B. Here, Press Association Sport looks through its archive at some of the best images from previous meetings between the two countries.
Gareth Southgate has told his England players to forget their World Cup frustration and go for the jugular against semi-final foes Croatia in Sunday’s crunch Nations League clash.
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic will miss the crucial Nations League showdown with England.
Gareth Southgate is determined to end England’s “brilliant year” in style by beating World Cup semi-final foes Croatia to reach the inaugural Nations League Finals.
England host Croatia at Wembley on Sunday in their last Nations League group game looking to secure qualification for the finals of the UEFA tournament.
England host Croatia in a winner-takes-all Nations League match on Sunday afternoon.
Spain boss Luis Enrique was left to rue an “undeserved” 3-2 defeat to Croatia in Zagreb as the hosts set up a Nations League decider with England.
Tin Jedvaj’s stoppage-time strike earned Croatia a thrilling 3-2 victory over Spain in Zagreb to set up a winner takes all Nations League clash with England.
Croatia captain Luka Modric believes the team have suffered something of a World Cup hangover but he remains hopeful they can still qualify out of their UEFA Nations League group.
Croatian police have arrested four suspects in the theft last January of precious Indian jewels from the famed Al Thani Collection that were on display in a Venetian palace.
Gareth Southgate is building a new-look side, but Jordan Henderson believes the answer to England’s creative conundrum in midfield lies in the form of experienced Adam Lallana.
Harry Kane admits it has been difficult to play so much football since the summer – but the England captain insists his game has not suffered as a result.
Gareth Southgate was frustrated by the result but not his side’s performance as England ignored the eerie backdrop to draw with Croatia in the Nations League.
England should have secured their first Nations League victory after Gareth Southgate’s men dealt with the quirks of playing behind closed doors and had the best chances against Croatia.
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England manager Gareth Southgate believes English humour can sometimes be misconstrued as a sense of entitlement as he defended the approach of his players at the World Cup.
John Stones hopes to move on from his World Cup frustration and “put things right” when England take on Croatia in the Nations League.
Gareth Southgate believes his inexperienced England squad are up for the challenge of handling the quirks of playing at an empty stadium and exacting revenge against World Cup semi-final foes Croatia.
England take on Croatia in the Nations League in Rijeka on Friday night.
England play Croatia in Rijeka on Friday night in their second Nations League game – less than 100 days after suffering World Cup semi-final heartbreak against their hosts.
England take on Croatia in a behind-closed-doors Nations League clash in Rijeka on Friday night.
Danny Welbeck, Danny Rose and Alex McCarthy sat out England training on Tuesday morning as a precaution.
Luka Modric was named FIFA men’s player of the year at a star-studded show in London on Monday, but neither of the men who have dominated the prize for a decade were there to congratulate him.
Luka Modric has been named FIFA’s men’s player of the year after beating off stiff competition from Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah.
Croatia’s tourist hotspot Dubrovnik is becoming overwhelmed by tourists, a problem exacerbated by its use for filming in Game Of Thrones.
Luis Enrique could not fault Spain’s attitude as they produced a superb display to thrash World Cup finalists Croatia 6-0 in Elche.
World Cup runners-up Croatia were thrashed 6-0 by Spain in their first competitive outing since their exploits in Russia.
Sergio Busquets says Spain are fully focused on a new era under Luis Enrique following three successive disappointments at major tournaments.
The father of a British woman who spent 10 hours in the sea after plunging from a cruise liner has said he is “trying to get to the bottom” of what happened.
Yoga fitness and singing helped a British woman survive for 10 hours in the sea after falling from a cruise ship, she is reported to have told a rescuer.