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England reaches Nations League finals with Croatia win

LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane and England advanced to the final four of the inaugural UEFA Nations League by avenging their World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia.

The England captain ended a seven-game goal drought to complete a comeback at Wembley, sealing a 2-1 victory Sunday in the final group game in European soccer’s newest competition. It came four months after England lost by the same score to Croatia in its first World Cup semifinal in 28 years.

Croatian players have said since July that they were inspired by the perceived arrogance of the “Football’s Coming Home” lyric in the “Three Lions” team anthem.

The song was played immediately after the final whistle at Wembley Stadium where Croatia won 11 years ago to deny England a trip to the 2008 European Championship.

Andrej Kramaric scored 12 minutes into the…

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