Match No. 1015 - Sunday, 13th June 2021, 2:00pm

  • Assist: Kalvin Phillips. "Kalvin Phillips, the game’s outstanding performer, took a smart ball forward from Kyle Walker and moved away from potential challengers before slipping the perfect pass through for Sterling. As it was throughout, the Manchester City forward’s movement was excellent and he finished smartly" Raheem Sterling15th of 17 goals, 57' (56:08)
    • 2
    • Kyle WalkerMan City, 56th of 61 caps
      31 years, 0 months, 16 days
    • 12
    • Kieran TrippierAtlético Madrid, 29th of 33 caps
      30 years, 8 months, 24 days
    • 4
    • Declan RiceWest Ham, 18th of 24 caps
      22 years, 4 months, 30 days
    • 5
    • John StonesMan City, 43rd of 49 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 16 days
    • 15
    • Tyrone MingsAston Villa, 11th of 13 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 0 days
    • 19
    • Mason MountChelsea, 17th of 21 caps
      22 years, 5 months, 3 days
    • 9
    • Harry KaneSpurs, 55th of 61 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 16 days
      (c)33rd captaincy
    • 82'
    • 20
    • Phil FodenMan City, 7th of 9 caps
      21 years, 0 months, 16 days
      64' Late tackle on Gvardiol
    • 71'
  •  
    • 1
    • Dominik LivakovićDominik Livaković.
      Born 9th Jan 1995, Zadar.
    • 2
    • Šime VrsaljkoŠime Vrsaljko.
      Born 10th Jan 1992, Rijeka.
    • 25
    • Joško GvardiolJoško Gvardiol.
      Born 23rd Jan 2002, Zagreb, Croatia.
    • 21
    • Domagoj VidaDomagoj Vida.
      Born 29th Apr 1989, Nascise.
    • 5
    • Duje Ćaleta-CarDuje Ćaleta-Car.
      Born 17th Sep 1996, Šibenik, Croatia.
      42' Handball
    • 11
    • Marcelo BrozovićMarcelo Brozović.
      Born 16th Nov 1992, Zagreb.
      66' Bringing down Mount when he was driving towards goal
    • 70'
    • 10
    • Luka ModrićLuka Modrić.
      Born 9th Sep 1985, Zadar.
      (c)
    • 8
    • Mateo KovačićMateo Kovačić.
      Born 6th May 1994, Linz, Austria.
      48' Dangerous tackle on Mount
    • 85'
    • 9
    • Andrej KramarićAndrej Kramarić.
      Born 19th Jun 1991.
    • 70'
    • 17
    • Ante RebićAnte Rebić.
      Born 21st Sep 1993, Split.
    • 78'
    • 4
    • Ivan PerišićIvan Perišić.
      Born 2nd Feb 1989, Split.
    • 13
    • Nikola VlašićNikola Vlašić.
      Born 4th Oct 1997, Split.
    • 70'
    • 15
    • Josip BrekaloJosip Brekalo.
      Born 23rd Jun 1998, Zagreb.
    • 70'
    • 14
    • Bruno PetkovićBruno Petković.
      Born 16th Sep 1994, Metković, Croatia.
    • 78'
    • 15
    • Mario PašalićMario Pašalić.
      Born 9th Feb 1995, Mainz, Germany.
    • 85'

Notes

  • Bellingham RecordJude Bellingham became the youngest player at 17 years and 349 days to play in a European Championship finals match when he came on to replace Harry Kane in the 82nd minute
  • England RecordEngland record their first opening match win in the European Championship at the tenth attempt.
  • Covid-19Reduced crowd due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Sources

  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • BBC Football
  • The Guardian "England up and running at Euro 2020 as Raheem Sterling’s strike sinks Croatia"

Managers

Referee

  • Italy Daniele Orsato

Attendance

  • 18,497

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 9 ranking points to 1991 points England - 7th
  • Croatia - 18th

Euro 2020

(Group D)

    •  
    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • England
    • 7
    • +2
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • Croatia
    • 4
    • +1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Czech Repu...
    • 4
    • +1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Scotland
    • 1
    • -4
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.