Croatia were victorious in that World Cup semi-final match, of course, and many of their latest golden generation remain as they take part in their fifth European Championship in a row.
The Central Europeans have lost to the eventual winner in three of their last four major tournaments. It’ll take a team of similar calibre to dispatch them again.
Three years on from meeting in the 2018 FIFA World Cup semi-finals, England and Croatia meet again.
England play hosts on their 10th European Championship appearance, with no side playing more games in this tournament without making the final. Gareth Southgate and his young Three Lions will be dreaming that this will finally be England’s year.