Croatia’s Dejan Lovren was criticised before the match but says his performance against England showed he should be respected.
Nigeria have the youngest squad on average at this World Cup, but the biggest concern heading into a crunch game with Iceland is that age-old problems remain.
To be fair, it seems unlikely that Egypt, who have also lost both matches so far, will be progressing either.
We already know one person who will emerge as a winner: Vladimir Putin.
Gernot Rohr has instilled team spirit and discipline, leading to a much stronger togetherness than in previous World Cups.
From tickets to trouble spots and the football itself, we place under the microscope the issues that will determine the success of this summer’s tournament.
Liverpool's first-team coach, Jurgen Klopp has backed Nigeria's rivals at the 2018 World Cup, Iceland, to win the tournament in Russia.
The Super Eagles can create 'Wakanda' in Russia in about 100 days' time if they assume some five lessons ingrained in the movie.