World Cup 2018 : Croatia beats Iceland 2-1 to qualify for the Round of 16

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Jun. 26, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Croatia defeated Iceland by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Tuesday night at the Rostov Arena.

45 minutes of play and neither the Croatians nor the Icelanders have managed to pull ahead. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with goals by Badelj ('53) and Perisic ('90).

Croatia advance to the Round of 16. Iceland is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Group D

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Overview

Iceland at the World Cup

  • First appearance
  • 13 participations in the qualifications (first in 1958)

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
Iceland
1:2
Croatia
1:2 (0:0)
  • 26 June 2018
  • 21:00
  • Rostov-on-Don

Group D

TeamPts
Croatia9
Argentina4
Nigeria3
Iceland1

Matches

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