Croatia are vying for a place in their first-ever World Cup final while England are hoping to feature in the title match for the first time since 1966.
England is the dominant nation in the United Kingdom, with more resources, more players, and more success at sporting level than its smaller neighbours.
A hat-trick from Harry Kane helped England thrash Panama 6-1 in the World Cup Group G game at the jam-packed Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Sunday.
England's Harry Kane rocketed to the top of the 2018 World Cup goal-scoring charts, netting a hat-trick against Panama.
This was England's final international friendly before managed Roy Hodgson names his squad for Euro 2016 on May 12.
Aaron Lennon was on target after 23 minutes while Ross Barkley tucked away two late penalties although Everton should have won more comfortably against Newcastle United, being denied by the woodwork three times in six second-half minutes.