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Croatia v England Enhanced Odds: Boosted odds on the Three Lions to score in both halves

9:18 PM IST 11/07/18
John Stone England World Cup 2018
Coral are offering all mobile customers another of their Super Smart Boosts at 5/1 (6.0) ahead of the second World Cup semi-final clash in Moscow

The bookmakers have England as their favourites to get the better of Croatia in the second World Cup semi-final.

That is an exciting enough prospect for patriotic punters but Coral are also offering all customers a Super Smart Boost on the game.

Anyone wishing to back England to score in both halves can take an enhanced price of 5/1 (6.0) instead of the usual 3/1 (4.0) on this selection. There is a £10 maximum on this bet and it's available exclusively on mobile. Get all the T&Cs here.

This wager should prove a popular one too. It's already landed in three of England's five World Cup matches and overall Gareth Southgate's side have netted 11 times in Russia.

Croatia have failed to keep an clean sheet in each of their previous three outings with Iceland, Russia and Denmark all making at least one breakthrough.

Perhaps more worryingly for their backers, Zlatko Dalic's men have needed penalties in each of their two knockout rounds so far and that could well have a negative effect on their performance against the Three Lions.

In contrast to that, England had a more comfortable time against Sweden in the quarter final and have no injury concerns, unlike their opponents who will be without first choice full back Sime Vrsaljko.

Harry Kane has already netted six times in Russia but he is far from the only threat for Southgate's side.

Set pieces have proved extremely fruitful for England with John Stones and Harry Maguire both finding the back of the net from corners, whilst Jesse Lingard and Dele Alli have also been on the scoresheet.

That array of attacking talent should prove a serious test for a Croatia side that have played 120 minutes of football twice in the space of a week to reach this stage.

Given their impressive performances so far, 3/1 (4.0) seems a fair price for England to score in both halves. With that in mind, the opportunity to get 5/1 (6.0) about this selection with Coral should prove a popular wager ahead of England's first World Cup semi-final appearance since 1990.