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Jordan Henderson- Jordan Henderson is on a run of 30 matches played for England without losing- can he continue it on Wednesday

For many people, Henderson's performances in the central midfield have been a vital part of England's run to the semi-finals, and the Liverpool player has shown his importance by cementing a place in the side ahead of rival Eric Dier.

The Liverpool captain has been in excellent form for the Three Lions at the World Cup, drawing praise for his anchoring of the midfielder in the absence of another defensive-minded colleague.

England advanced to the semifinal with a 2-0 victory over Sweden on Saturday while Croatia overcame Russian Federation in a penalty shootout.

Cape Town - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed the impact that Jordan Henderson has had for England at the Soccer World Cup to prove his critics wrong.

Jamie Vardy is another injury concern for England boss Gareth Southgate - he was unavailable for Saturday's 2-0 win after sustaining a groin strain in extra-time against Colombia last Tuesday.

"Yeah [regular contact] after games normally, and he's so happy", Henderson said prior to the victory over Sweden.

"I think there is a lot more to come but finally they see Jordan Henderson".

The Reds will be looking to mount a serious Premier League title challenge next season as they aim to try and win their first trophy since Klopp's appointment at Anfield back in October 2015.

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