Croatia beat Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

Croatia beat Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

In FIFA World Cup 2018, the adventures of football have reached its peak. The 3rd and 4th match of the pre-quarterfinal round arrived at the penalty shootout. In both of these matches, no striker was going to emerge as a hero nor midfielder or forwards. There was an opportunity to become an idol, so it was just like the goalkeepers. Where host Russia defeated Spain 4-3 in the penalty shootout to safe the quarter-finals. On the other hand, Croatia, on the other hand, had a draw from Denmark to a very exciting 1-1 draw after defeating 3-2 in the penalty shootout and reduces the quarter-finals of the tournament. In the match between Croatia and Denmark at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, the score was 1-1 at the full-time. After this, both squads could not score any goals in injury time and extra time. Because of that, the match went to the penalty shootout for the result. Where Croatia got his title from the best defense of his goalkeeper 3-2. Now Croatia will face Russia in the quarterfinals. Mathias Jorgensen scored a goal in the 58th second of the game and gave Denmark a 1-0 lead. But Mario Mandzukic of Croatia scored equal goal after 4th minutes. After this both, the squads did not Convert any goals. The excitement of the competition is not over here. Croatia obtained the penalty in the last moments of the match and it seemed that the match would remain in its favor from 2-1. However, on the shots of the penalty kick taking the penalty kick on behalf of Croatia, Denmark’s goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel kept his squad’s hopes alive while protective the best. After that, the match reached the penalty shoot-out through injury time and extra time. Nicolai Jorgensen, who achieved the only goal for Denmark in the game, missed out at the penalty shoot-out and Croatia’s goalkeeper Danijel Subasic gave the best defense to his squad. However, in this match, Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel won the hearts of everyone with his performance.

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