Alli has not quite hit full gear in the World Cup campaign, but has been vital to the England side nonetheless and did score a header in the quarter finals against Sweden.
Croatia will be looking to reach the World Cup final for the second time in their history if they beat England today.
He said: "I just feel so disappointed. Many of these players have come of age and I couldn't be prouder of them". It was a insane moment, they were delighted. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840. What more could we ask for? "Another one picked up my lens and another player (Domagoj Vida) gave me a kiss". Cortez never dropped his camera. [Photo/Reuters] Matchwinner Mandzukic offers to help up Cortez after the celebrations.
England were comfortable winners over Sweden in their last game, winning 2-0 thanks to goals from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli.
With close to even odds on France to win in regulation, taking the favorite here could end up being the right play if Croatia's run of playing extra time is over.
Barclaycard presents British Summer Time - which has already played host to headliners in Roger Waters and The Cure - announced they would be screening the match to 30,000 lucky England fans who registered for a ballot.
David Claridge and two day old Albie cheered on the Three Lions on Saturday. But that wouldn't deter the Duke of Cambridge from supporting his team as they take on Croatia in Wednesday's semi-final.
Our physical performance coach has tried to keep refreshing the warm-ups for the players and keep them stimulated. I think England have got a really strong team this year, they are all so young and when you're young, you just go for it and don't worry.
Stephen Fry was among those to take to Twitter after the match, and his message reflected the thoughts of many.
"The difference sadly is a set play in a very close and tight game", lamented Belgium boss Roberto Martinez.