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 Croatia win - Croatia beat Russia in nail-biting shootout

Croatia win - Croatia beat Russia in nail-biting shootout


Croatia beat hosts Russia 4-3 on penalties after the teams were level at 2-2 following extra time in their World Cup quarter-final on Saturday and will meet England in the semi-finals.

Russia, in the most dramatic fashion, in the quarter-finals of Croatia, finally conceded 4-3 goals in the World Cup semi-finals. After the match was equal to 90 minutes and 1-1 goals, the two teams kept one more goal in extra 30 minutes. As a result, after the match equals 2-2 in the tiebreaker.

Croatia defender Domagoj Vida put them 2-1 ahead from a Luka Modric corner in the first period of extra time but Russia’s Mario Fernandes headed an equalizer with five minutes remaining, much to the delight of the partisan crowd at the Fisht Stadium.

Denis Cheryshev’s swerving left-footer from the edge of the box had opened the scoring for Russia in the 31st minute of normal time but an unmarked Andrej Kramaric headed in a cross from Mario Mandzukic eight minutes later to restore parity.

Croatia will play England, who earlier beat Sweden 2-0 in Samara, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday.

This victory guaranteed the last four matches against England, Croatia confirmed In addition to 1998, the team went to the semifinals for the first time in the World Cup.

Earlier, in the final match of the 21st World Cup in Sochi in Bangladesh, the two teams met in the last match of the quarter-finals at 12:00 pm.

It was a great start, though host Russia. In the first game, they went ahead by going down to Dennis Cherishev 1-0. The midfielder scored a goal in the 31st minute with Aartem Zimbabwe in the one-two pass.

Croatia took the lead in 8 minutes after taking Lead Russia. András Krameric, in the 39th minute, scored the head of Mario Mandzukichi with the head of the head, by scoring 1-1. After this the first half of this square ends.

In the second half, two groups wrote several attacks. But there was no goal from that. As a result, the match between Russia and Croatia in the quarter-finals was 1-1. After the extra 30-minute flute playing referee.

But DOMAGOZ VIDA CROSSIA 2-1 ahead of an extra time. From the corner in the 101st minute it is easy to get the head of the goal as a replacement, this protecting footballer. But in the 115th minute, Fernandes scored a lot of exciting thrills, and the semifinals kept Russia coming back.

In the tiebreaker, the Russians made the first shot of Smolov on the opponent, Croatia goalkeeper Suvashich But Croatia's Brosovitch scored the same goal. In the second half of the tournament, JagoGov scored the goal. However, the Covacic Coventry shot from the Russian goalkeeper, Igor Akinfov, got stuck.

But Russia scored the goal

 


 

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