Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Raheem Sterling is one of England's biggest threats - Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic

Gareth Southgate REUTERSGareth Southgate admits the team as a group have been through so much already
Shannon Reynolds | 11 July, 2018, 08:28

Trippier has contributed one assist in four starts for the Three Lions at the World Cup.

Despite Sterling's fine display on Saturday, he has come under fire in some quarters for an inability to finish chances in an England shirt but clubmate Kyle Walker defended the 23-year-old.

Raheem Sterling has been criticised for his performances at the World Cup.

Raheem Sterling found himself at the centre of controversy in the run-up to the World Cup and is still searching for his best form in Russian Federation but coach Gareth Southgate insists he is a "fundamental" part of the England set-up. "He's had a fantastic tournament so far and hopefully he can continue to have one in the next week".

"They are really good at set-pieces and their tall players are unsafe at corners".

The City star has learned to brush aside the off-pitch scrutiny, and teammate Eric Dier is in no doubt as to his contribution to England's success.

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He issued a statement through Real Madrid calling his time in the Spanish capital as possibly "the happiest years of my life ". Hazard could find the lure of Champions League football too great, with Chelsea missing out after finishing fifth last season.

'Raz, he's a nightmare for us defenders, ' said the defender.

"I think Raheem Sterling is an important player because he is fast and risky alongside Harry Kane", Dalic said in a press conference Sunday.

"But we believe in our strengths, too".

On a more positive note, he looked forward to playing another attack-minded team in England after his side's relative struggles against the more defensive styles of Iceland, Denmark and Russian Federation.

He also said Croatia took great heart from the form of "the World Cup's best central midfield pairing" Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic, with the latter playing "the best football of his career".

Gareth Southgate's men have reached the country's first semi-final at the tournament since 1990 as the team attempt to emulate the all-conquering side of 1966.

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