Blog Business Entertainment Environment Health Latest News News Analysis Opinion Science Sports Technology World
Croatia Send Canada Packing

Croatia dismantled Canada 4-1 in a do-or-die encounter for both teams in the FIFA World Cup 2022 last night.


Croatia got an early scare when Canada showed why they were heaped with praise despite losing to Belgium in their last game when the North Americans took the lead. Borjan sent a long ball into Croatia’s half, which was expertly controlled by Larin. Larin laid the ball off to Buchanan, who whipped in an inviting cross into the box, met by the head of an onrushing Alphonso Davies, who fired it past Livakovic.


Croatia thought they had canceled Canada’s debut world cup goal in the 25th minute when Modric played a neat little ball to Brozovic, who played it to Livaja, who then gave a one-touch pass to Kramaric. The Croatian no.9 twisted and turned before planting a neat finish past Borjan, only to be ruled offside.


In the 35th minute, Kovacic threads in a lovely pass for Livaja, who forces Borjan into his first significant save of the night. However, Croatia finally got rewarded for their pressure-building and patience only one minute later. Kovacic found Perisic on the edge of the box, who threaded a reverse ball through the legs of Johnston for Kramiric, who equalized from a tight angle.


In the 43rd minute, Croatia doubled their lead. Juranovic played a one-two with Kramaric and when on a mazy dribble before somehow threading the ball to Livaja, who finished expertly past Borjan. Croatia added another in the 70th minute when Perisic sent in a cross to the far post from the left-hand side towards Kramaric, who took a touch to bring the ball down before planting a left-footed finish to get his second of the night.


Croatia put the icing on the cake in the 93rd minute, when Miller’s failure to clear the ball with Croatia on the counter allowed Orsic to storm unchallenged towards the goal, before he set up Majer for an easy tap-in.


 


The win gives Croatia the chance to top the group if they defeat Belgium in their next and final group game. While Canada’s debut tournament will end after the group stages, they will look for some consolation against Morocco in their last game of the group and the 2022 World Cup. 


Share This Post On

Tags: #FOOTBALL #RONALDO #QATAR2022 #MESSI #FIFAWORLDCUP2022



0 comments

Leave a comment


You need to login to leave a comment. Log-in
Thesocialtalks.com is a Global Media House Initiative by Socialnetic Infotainment Private Limited.

TheSocialTalks was founded in 2020 as an alternative to mainstream media which is fraught with misinformation, disinformation and propaganda. We have a strong dedication to publishing authentic news that abides by the principles and ethics of journalism. We are an organisation driven by a passion for truth and justice in society.

Our team of journalists and editors from all over the world work relentlessly to deliver real stories affecting our society. To keep our operations running, We need sponsors and subscribers to our news portal. Kindly sponsor or subscribe to make it possible for us to give free access to our portal and it will help writers and our cause. It will go a long way in running our operations and publishing real news and stories about issues affecting us.

Your contributions help us to expand our organisation, making our news accessible to more everyone and deepening our impact on the media.

Support fearless and fair journalism today.


Related