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Kane �gutted� as England�s World Cup dream dies

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MOSCOW, July 12: England captain Harry Kane could not hide his desperate disappointment after his side�s 2-1 extra-time defeat against Croatia in the semifinals of the World Cup in Moscow on Wednesday.

�We�re gutted. It hurts, it hurts a lot,� Kane said after the match at the Luzhniki Stadium.

�It�s going to hurt for a while of course. We can hold our heads up high. It�s been a fantastic journey, we got further than anyone else thought we would have,� he added.

Playing in their first World Cup semifinal since 1990, England took a fifth-minute lead through Kieran Trippier�s superb free-kick.

But Croatia summoned the strength to come back in the second half, equalising through Ivan Perisic before Mario Mandzukic got the winner in the 109th minute.

�It�s been great to get to this stage and we know we�ve done everyone proud but we wanted to go on and win it,� Kane added.

�We thought we were just good enough, we thought we could have done that. But we�ve fallen just a bit short. It hurts. I don�t know what else to say.� � AFP

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Kane �gutted� as England�s World Cup dream dies

MOSCOW, July 12: England captain Harry Kane could not hide his desperate disappointment after his side�s 2-1 extra-time defeat against Croatia in the semifinals of the World Cup in Moscow on Wednesday.

�We�re gutted. It hurts, it hurts a lot,� Kane said after the match at the Luzhniki Stadium.

�It�s going to hurt for a while of course. We can hold our heads up high. It�s been a fantastic journey, we got further than anyone else thought we would have,� he added.

Playing in their first World Cup semifinal since 1990, England took a fifth-minute lead through Kieran Trippier�s superb free-kick.

But Croatia summoned the strength to come back in the second half, equalising through Ivan Perisic before Mario Mandzukic got the winner in the 109th minute.

�It�s been great to get to this stage and we know we�ve done everyone proud but we wanted to go on and win it,� Kane added.

�We thought we were just good enough, we thought we could have done that. But we�ve fallen just a bit short. It hurts. I don�t know what else to say.� � AFP