World Cup 2018 : Croatia defeats Argentina 3-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Jun. 21, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Croatia defeated Argentina by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Thursday night at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

45 minutes of play and neither the Croatians nor the Argentines have managed to pull ahead. 0-0 at half time. Everything was settled in the second period with goals by Rebić ('53), Modrić ('80) and Rakitić ('90).

The result put the Croatians top of Group D with 6 points. Argentina is third with one point. In their last game, Croatia will meet second-placed Iceland at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on June 26, while Argentina will face Nigeria.

Fixtures and Results : Group D

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Overview

Argentina at the World Cup

  • 2 titles (1978, 1986)
  • 17 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1978, 1986) Runners-up (1930, 1990, 2014)

Croatia at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1998)
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
  • Statistics: Third Place (1998)
2018 World Cup Poster
Argentina
0:3
Croatia
0:3 (0:0)
  • 21 June 2018
  • 21:00
  • Nizhny Novgorod

Group D

TeamPts
Croatia6
Iceland1
Argentina1
Nigeria0

Matches

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