England will play in all white for the first time this World Cup as Croatia are forced to wear second kit in semi-final
- England will wear an all-white strip in Wednesday’s World Cup clash with Croatia
- The Three Lions have played in red for three of their five games in Russia so far
- England wore white shirts against Panama and Belgium but with white shirts
- Croatia must play in their blue-and-black second kit against England in Moscow
England will play in an all-white kit for the first time this World Cup when they take on Croatia in Wednesday’s semi-final.
And although Gareth Southgate’s men were kitted out in their white home shirt for group games with Panama and Belgium, they wore blue shorts in those matches.
England will wear an all-white strip in Wednesday night’s World Cup semi-final against Croatia
The Three Lions wore white shirts in games against Panama and Belgium but with blue shorts
Croatia will once again be forced to play in their second shirt.
It has been deemed that Croatia’s trademark red-and-white checkerboard shirts clash with both England’s home and away kits.
Croatia have played in a black-and-blue second strip in each of their last four games, after starting the tournament in their home kit.
Luka Modric and Co beat Argentina and Iceland dressed in blue, before winning penalty shootouts against Denmark and Russia in the same kit.
Croatia will wear their black-and-blue second strip against England in Moscow on Wednesday
It is the same kit which Croatia have worn in their last four World Cup matches this summer
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