(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –It was not to be for England as they lost 2-1 to Croatia after extra time to miss out on reaching their World Cup final since 1966.
Kieran Trippier curled in an excellent free-kick to put Gareth Southgate’s side ahead before Ivan Perisic equalised and Mario Mandzukic scored an extra-time winner.
But which England players impressed against Croatia? And who had an evening to forget?
This is chief football writer Phil McNulty’s verdict from Russia, along with the ratings you provided on our player rater.