The quarterfinals of the world's biggest sporting event wraps up on Saturday, with games starting at 10am and 2pm.
Southgate felt like there was one England fan to every five Colombia supporters at the Spartak Stadium, but the feel-good factor coupled with lessening concerns about Russian Federation could now see fans head east.
Sweden continues their fairytale run against England, who themselves should also be ecstatic to have made it this far.
The match at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium will be the only quarter-final encounter to pit two former champions against each other.
Four years ago, the Ghanaian government was forced to send a plane load full of US$3 million to the Black Stars at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil after the players protested ahead of a crucial game.
They met again the next month in the quarterfinals of the 1908 Olympics in London.
The hard-fought win over Denmark put Croatia one win away from their best-ever showing in 1998 and if they are able to reproduce their free-flowing football from the group stages on Saturday, the hosts would find it tough to stop them. Both legs ended in scoreless draws, and both teams qualified, Sweden as group winners and England as group runners-up. Croatia has a solid chance to repeat the nation's biggest success and reach the semis, which would give them an opportunity to fight for the medal.
They then met in qualifying for Euro 2000. "Maybe we are not the best team as individuals, but we are a team, everyone helps and that is what symbolizes us", he noted, adding that Sweden and England have one thing in common. Both teams again advanced from their group, but England won the group this time.
Roberto Martinez's men looked increasingly likely to live up to their billing as Belgium's golden generation until Japan gave them a scare in their 3-2 last-16 victory, while the most discussed aspect of the Selecao's 2-0 win over Mexico was Neymar's theatrics rather than his football.
There has been a lot of talk about the "easy side of draw", which provides England with a supposedly simpler route to the final. "England win on penalties (Yes really!)", the paper said.
Aside from Kane, the pace of Raheem Sterling and Jesse Lingard could stretch an experienced Sweden defence led by 33-year-old skipper Andreas Granqvist.
"Emotions are simple. You show them when you direct the team". Surprisingly, no matter what happens, Tony never gets nervous: I also a calm person, but he is absolutely unperturbed.
But Salah's injury in the final of the UEFA Champions League, when he landed awkwardly after a challenge by Real Madrid and Spain defender Sergio Ramos, meant that his impact on the tournament was not as pronounced as many would have wanted even if he scored two goals for Egypt.
The final foursome of the FIFA World Cup has a decided European flavor, with France, Belgium, England and Croatia still standing in the tournament, as we enter the final week of action.
Cavani spoke about Uruguay's World Cup through a translator after the win against Portugal.
The first of three meetings between these two sides came in 2006, in the qualifiers for Euro 2008. However, Russia equalised with a goal in the 115 minute and set-up a penalty shootout.