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World Cup Gamethread: Russia vs Croatia

The day kicks off with Sweden facing England. The second match features the hosts Russia taking on Croatia.

Iceland v Croatia: Group D - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Sweden vs England

Sweden is counting on the English phrase “Football is coming home” coming true. Except, for Sweden, the “football” going home is the English team. All the pressure that didn’t exist before for this England team will be 100% foisted upon them now. While they aren’t the “Golden Generation” of the past, this team is still full of some of the Premier League’s biggest players, and there will be some expectation on them.

Location: Cosmos Arena, Samara, Russia

Time: 6:00 pm local time, 10:00 am EST

TV/Streaming: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo or find your country

Russia vs Croatia

Russia has an incredible opportunity to do the improbable and make the semifinals of the World Cup. The only thing standing in their way is one of the most impressive teams in this tournament: Croatia. If they can get past Croatia, Russia will be on match away from playing in a World Cup Final in their home country. Incredible.

Location: Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi, Russia

Time: 9:00 pm local time, 2:00 pm EST

TV/Streaming: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo or find your country

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