FIFA World Cup2018: Croatia beat Argentina 3-0 win at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

FIFA World Cup2018: Croatia beat Argentina 3-0 win at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

Croatia, on the basis of their joint performance, beat Argentina, who is careful to be the strongest contender for the FIFA World title, on Thursday night, beat Group D by a 3-0 win. With this strong win, Croatia’s squad has managed to make it to the pre-quarterfinals for the first time since the 1998 FIFA World Cup, while Argentina has become hard to arrived at in the next round. After two matches in Group D, Argentina is at 3rd place with 1 point.
Iceland, on the other establishment, has only 1 point in the table; Argentina has only two matches to play in the tournament. Argentina has tried to make a speedy begin in the match played at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. However, Croatia’s defense did not drop their patience and tried to achieve goals by the counter hit. Midfielder Ivan Perisic attacks the goal in the fourth minute by defending Argentina’s defense, which vetoed goalkeeper Wilfredo Caballero from preventing his team from first shocks. Argentina’s famous Forward Lionel Messi got the box inside the box in the 12th minute. Messi could not receive the ball in his possession and the ball went directly into the hands of goalkeeper Danijel Subasic. After this, there was a hard competition between the two squads. In the 30th minute, Argentine midfielder Enzo Perez got a big opportunity to score from inside the box. Perez got the ball in front of an empty goal, although on the easy incident he could not give the edge to his team. Croatia continued to goal, and in the 33rd minute, Sime Vrsaljko gave the best cross within the box with the right side, on which Mario Mandzukic could not get the header from the distance of six yards. The begin of the second half for Argentina was like a creepy dream. In the 53rd minute, Goalkeeper Willy Caballero attempted to pass his player in the box and by mistake bounce the ball in the air on which Rebic scored a stunning goal and gave his team a 1-0 lead. After trailing one goal Argentina made efforts to score goals In the 64th-minute midfielder Maximiliano Meza and Messi got the ball off the goal line but they did not distinguish Croatia’s goalkeeper. The coach went on to take advantage of the easy occasions to make the goal of the game, Jorge Sampaoli Paulo Dybala. Argentina’s game did not get better even after coming to the Dybala field. Midfielder Luca Modric, who played from the Spanish club Real Madrid, doubled Croatia’s lead in the 80th minute by taking benefit of the place found outside of the Argentine box, by scoring a striking 25 yards goal. After this, midfielder Ivan Reckitic ensures the defeat of Croatia by making a goal in the injury time (91st). Argentina will play against Nigeria in their final group match on Tuesday, while Croatia will face Iceland.

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