Tuesday, October 23

TIMELINE

A history of England v Croatia in pictures

The two countries meet in the Nations Cup in Rijeka on Friday night.

Croatia host England in a Nations League match on Friday night just 93 days removed from their World Cup semi-final victory over the Three Lions.

Here, Press Association Sport looks through its archive at some of the best images from previous meetings between the two countries.

England coach Terry Venables handed Robbie Fowler his full senior debut in a 1996 friendly against Croatia. (John Stillwell/PA)
Captain David Beckham scored from the penalty spot as England beat Croatia 3-1 at Portman Road in 2003. (Andrew Parsons/PA)
Wayne Rooney scored a brace in the first competitive meeting between the countries as England won 4-2 at Euro 2004. (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Niko Kovac had given Croatia the lead in Lisbon but Otto Baric's side were eliminated following the Group B loss. (Nick Potts/PA)
Croatia beat England 2-0 in their Euro 2008 qualifier in Zagreb – the first goal was a bizarre own goal from Gary Neville, whose back-pass flummoxed goalkeeper Paul Robinson (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Steve McClaren was England manager for both of the Euro 2008 qualifying clashes with Croatia. (Owen Humphreys/PA)
McClaren was dubbed "the Wally with the brolly" as his England side lost 3-2 to Croatia in the return match to miss out on a place at Euro 2008. (Martin Rickett/PA)
Scott Carson was the England goalkeeper left red-faced in the 3-2 loss as he allowed Niko Kranjcar's soft shot to beat him. (Martin Rickett/PA)
Slaven Bilic guided Croatia to the two Euro 2008 qualifying wins over England. (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Theo Walcott scored a memorable hat-trick as the teams met 10 months later in a World Cup qualifier in Zagreb. (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Fabio Capello replaced Steve McClaren as England boss and oversaw the 4-1 win in Croatia. (Owen Humphreys/PA)
England went one better in the home meeting, thrashing Croatia 5-1 as Frank Lampard scored twice. (Sean Dempsey/PA)
Rooney scored the fifth and final goal as Capello's Three Lions secured their place at the 2010 World Cup. (Nick Potts/PA)
Mario Mandzukic scored the extra-time winner as Croatia beat England 2-1 in their 2018 World Cup semi-final clash. (Tim Goode/PA)
Kieran Trippier stunning free-kick had given England an early lead in Moscow. (Owen Humphreys/PA)
England manager Gareth Southgate acknowledged the Three Lions supporters following the loss. (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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