Croatia defeated Japan in a game that was full of thrills but sadly one team and to win while the other goes home and Japan were the ones to go while Croatia stayed, the highlights go as follows;
The Japanese were the first team to score at the 43rd minute of the game but that until Croatia equalized at the 54th minute to make the game a tie which lasted till the end of the game. Modric missed a great goal opportunity at the 62nd minute.
There was a goal opportunity by the Japanese at the 104th minute but missed the chance. The penalty shootout saw Croatia’s goalkeeper Livakovic save the ball 3 times giving Croatia the needed win that they deserved.