A lack of pace at the back against England, one of the quickest teams at the tournament, would be a big problem.
He nailed the semi-finals.. You can't tell me their name isn't already on the trophy after this, and the incredible inflatable unicorns swimming race we saw the day after the last-gasp win over Tunisia to kick off this fairytale run.
With the pace of Sterling and others offering a threat from open play on top of England's nearly unrivalled threat from set pieces-they've scored eight from dead-ball situations in Russia-the Three Lions might just have the decisive edge in what should be a tight game.
Fernandes' header was the 66th set-piece goal scored at the 2018 World Cup out of 157 in total.
On his part, Coach Roberto Martinez will seek to use the "Golden Generation" of Belgium talents under his tutelage to grab one of the final slot for the grand finale at the Luzhniki in Moscow.
As England won the quarterfinal match against Sweden on Saturday, the Three Lions fans took their celebrations too far and barged into an IKEA store in London and trashed the furniture while singing their World Cup anthem, "It's coming home". The powerful midfielders Modric and Rakitic will come out fierce, keeping England on their toes.
Undoubtedly the back-to-back extra-time and penalty shootout the Croatians had had to endure in their Round of 16 and quarter-final matches will surely take its toll on the players. Can we beat Croatia?
It was arguably France's most impressive display at the World Cup.
Kane is now leading the Golden Boot race at this summer's World Cup with six goals, helping his side to the semi-finals of the competition in the process.
Croatia in their first ever participation in World Cup got to the semi-finals and eventually came third in the France 1998 edition and also seem poised to make history in Russian Federation.
"I've met quite a few of those players and we know exactly how they're held and perhaps, in the modern era, that would be even crazier".