The Croatian goalie kept the game scoreless in the first 90 minutes Dominic Livakovic Made several stops to keep Brazil off the board. Brazil finally broke through in the first session of extra time Neymar hit However, in the final minutes of extra time, Bruno Petkovic scored to tie the match and send it to penalty kicks.
There is one more semi-final spot up for grabs on Friday Netherlands the face Argentina next (11 a.m. ET, FOX) winners will advance to play each other in the semifinals starting on Tuesday, December 13.
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13′: Chances for Croatia
20′: Accurate passing, but off target
Brazil’s pass was spot on in the attacking box. however, Vinicius Juniors The shot was blocked to keep the game scoreless.
25′: Danilo Recorded
The Brazilian was booked for a dangerous challenge in the first half.
42′: Neymar denied
The Brazilian star had a golden opportunity with a free kick just before the break. His shot wasn’t good enough Dominic Livakovic Croatia managed to get a break.
47′: A kick save and a beauty!
Livakovic almost made the splits to keep Brazil off the board in the opening minutes of the second half.
55′: Dominant Dominic
The Croatian goalkeeper continued to make highlight-reel saves, again using his feet to stop Neymar.
66′: Livakovic won’t let Brazil score
The reason the Croatian goalkeeper remained scoreless in the first 66 minutes of the game was because of his fifth save. Lucas Paquetas Shot in front of the net. While Brazil put 5 shots on net, Croatia failed to hit a single shot in the first 70 minutes.
80′: Brazil still can’t get past Livakovic
As the game remained goalless at the end of the second half, Bagetta was again stopped by the Croatian goalkeeper.
Full time: Brazil-Croatia go to extra time
In the first 90 minutes of the match, Brazil were unable to convert many of their chances, registering a total of 15 shots, eight of which were on goal. Croatia didn’t get many chances.
So, the quarterfinal opener goes to extra time. If the game is still tied after 30 minutes, we go to penalty kicks – which Croatia have already won after beating Japan in such fashion on Monday.
105′ + 1′: Neymar puts Brazil in front
The Brazilian star finally put his side 1-0 up.
Neymar scored for Brazil in extra time to give Croatia a 1-0 lead.
Neymar scored for Brazil in extra time to give Croatia a 1-0 lead in extra time.
117′: Croatia equalize in the final minutes!
Croatia leveled the match in the dying minutes of extra time, with hopes of winning the World Cup on life support. Bruno Petkovic Scored a cross that brought a brief moment of joy.
Bruno Petkovic equalized for Croatia and Brazil in extra time
Bruno Petkovic equalized for Croatia in extra time.
- Nikola Vlasic converted the first penalty shot for Croatia
- Livakovic denied Rodrigo in Brazil’s first penalty shot to give Croatia a 1-0 lead in the first round.
- Lovro Majar scores to give Croatia a 2-0 lead to open PK’s second round
- Casemiro has been included in Brazil’s 2-1 win over Croatia through the first two rounds of PKs.
- Luka Modric scored for Croatia as Croatia took a 3-1 lead in the 3rd round to put the pressure on Brazil.
- Pedro scored for Brazil in a 3-2 win over Croatia in the first three rounds.
- Mislav Orcic opened the scoring for Croatia with his penalty kick to make it 4-2 in the fourth round, now forcing Brazil to score a stoppage time.
- Marquinhos slotted in at the left post to give Croatia victory and end Brazil’s World Cup run.
Setting the stage
Both Croatia and Brazil enter this World Cup full of confidence. So far, each team has delivered, but one of the teams will go home on Friday. Croatia are on course to advance to their second consecutive World Cup championship. It advanced from Group F with five points (1-0-2) before being defeated Japan Round of 16 in penalty kicks.
Does inspiration inspire motivation?
Brazilian star Richardson Following Monday’s win, the soccer legend was emotional when he met Ronaldo.
Can Croatia score?
The “World Cup Now” crew has doubts about Croatia’s scoring ability against Brazil. Croatia have scored five goals in their four matches so far Canada Brazil have only allowed two goals in the entire tournament.
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