Armenia and Croatia play to join Turkey in group D. Important match to continue the dream of the presence of the 2024 Euro Cup to be held in Germany. A great Modric led his team to another victory against an opponent who trailed them by seven points,
The first half was dominated by the team led by Dalic. The Armenians could not find a way to overcome the lines and came under good pressure from the Croats. and In the 11th minute, a corner taken by Modric reached the front post where Gvardiol, very intelligent, put it at the far post for Kramaric to finish alone and score 0-1. The goal was reviewed for a possible offside by the striker but in the end the referee overruled the play.
The Armenians tried to go on the counter and through Spertsyan they tested Livakovic. The only shot on target for Petrakov’s team in the first 45 minutes. Meanwhile, Perisic, Petkovic and Kramaric continued to put the local defense on the ropes. The attacking trident did not stop exchanging positions and created a great sense of danger cevery time they reach the Armenian goal.
Cancarevic, the wall
The locals came out better in the second half, thanks, in large part, to the great help of their goalkeeper who stopped everything the Croatians threw at them. Cancarevic made six timely interventions to help Petrakov’s team reach the final minutes alive. In the end the defense commanded by Gvardiol was too confident and failed the last attempts. Croatia is now the leader of group D, level on points with Turkey but with one game less.