Croatia vs England FIFA World Cup 2018
The disappointment came in waves when Croatia beat England which was so disappointing as they were so close to the finals. The ending score was 2-1 of the match held on Thursday, July 12th,2018. The first goal of the match was scored by Kieran Trippier in just 5 minutes of the game! This gave a lead to England. But when Ivan Perisic from Croatia scored the goal in 68 minutes, it was an equalizer for the team. The ultimatum happened when Croatian player Mario Mandzukic scored the final goal of the match knocking out England from the game in the additional time of 109 minutes. Croatia will face France in Sunday’s World Cup final which would be a fun to watch. Mario Mandzukic is crystal clear man of the match and the hero of Croatia! Croatia, with one of the smallest population in this tournament of over 4.171 million, is off to the World Cup final for the first time in team history. Before this, Croatia’s best finish was third place in France 1998, its first-ever World Cup appearance which proves how strong and captivating the team is who this time scored the goal in the consecutive extra time to go one and the last step closer to their dreams.