Beat Iceland 2-1, Croatia Perfect in Group Phase

Beat Iceland 2-1, Croatia Perfect in Group PhaseCroatia wiped out three Group D 2018 World Cup matches. In the last game, Vatreni won 2-1 over Iceland.

In Rostov Arena,, Croatia conquered Iceland with no easy. They can only ensure achievement of three points in the final minutes of the game.

After the first half finished goalless, Croatia scored a goal in the 53rd minute via Milan Badelj. Scores had a draw after Iceland equalized through Gylfi Sigurdsson with a penalty kick in the 76th minute.
Ivan Perisic became the winner of Croatia with his goal in the 90th minute. With this victory, the team upbringing
Zlatko Dalic collected perfect numbers, nine points, the result of three matches.

Meanwhile, Iceland finished as Group D’s caretaker with one point.

The game

The first half of Iceland’s game against Croatia ended goalless. Iceland recorded six shots, while Croatia had two fewer attempts.
Croatia get a chance in the 52nd minute. Badelj kick off a long distance, which hit the crossbar Iceland.

A minute later, Croatia really opened up the advantage. Josip Pivaric sent a pass from the left side of Iceland’s penalty box, which Badelj could finish.

Croatia goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic rescued in the 55th minute. He dismissed the horn of Sverrir Ingi Ingason. A minute later, Sverrir returned to misfortune. His head also hit the bar.

The kick from Gylfi Sigurdsson in the 66th minute from the left side of the Croatian defense still has not produced results. The direction to the left side of the goal from Kalinic.

Bjarnason failed to take advantage of a golden opportunity in the 73rd minute. Alfred Finnbogason was measured towards the face of Croatia’s goal, Bjarnason’s strike even sideways.
Iceland get a penalty in the 75th minute. Croatia defender, Dejan Lovren, handball in the penalty box, the referee pointed to the spot. This time, Gylfi Sigurdsson was able to accomplish his task perfectly.

Ivan Rakitic’s free-kick 10 minutes later still has not produced a goal for Croatia. Bolanya still hovering over Iceland’s goal.

Rakitic’s experiment of dead ball on the left wing side, also has not produced a goal. The balls are still off the mark.

Croatia back ahead with a goal Perisic. His kick from the right side of the Iceland defense, nestled into the top left side of goalkeeper Hannes Thor Halldorsson.

In the rest of the game there are no additional goals, Croatia won 2-1.
Composition of Players

Iceland: Halldorsson, Saevarsson, Ingason, R.Sigurdsson (B. Sigurdsson 70), Magnússon, Bjarnason (Traustason 90), Gunnarsson, Hallfredsson, Gudmundsson, Finnbogason (Gudmundsson 85), G.Sigurdsson

Croatia: Kalinic, Corluka, Jedvaj, Ćaleta-Car, Pivaric, Kovacic (Rakitic 82), Modric (Bradaric 65), Badelj, Perisic, Kramaric, Pjaca (Lovren 70)