Croatia beats Denmark in shoot out to reach World Cup quarterfinals

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Jul. 1, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Croatia qualified to the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Denmark 3-2 on penalties (after a 1-1 draw) on Sunday night at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

The score was still 1-1 at the end of the regulation game time and overtime, after goals from M. Jørgensen ('1) for Denmark and Mario Mandžukić ('4) for Croatia. The Croatians finally emerged the victors in the penalty shootout session by winning 3-2.

Fixtures and Results : Second stage

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Overview

Croatia at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1998)
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
  • Statistics: Third Place (1998)

Denmark at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1986)
  • 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1958)
2018 World Cup Poster
Croatia
1:1
Denmark
3:2 (penalties), 1:1 (a.e.t.), 1:1 (1:1)
  • 1 July 2018
  • 21:00
  • Nizhny Novgorod

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