In the lottery, ‘large luck’ came to Croatia. Brazil is out of the semi-finals

THE Croatia beat Brazil on penalties this Friday, in the quarter-finals of the World Cup 2022. The tie lasted till the finish of 120 minutes, regardless of the targets scored.

With half an hour to play, the pressure between the two nations was evident. Possession and purpose probabilities have been each comparable in amount, however not in high quality.

Brazil managed to get the most braveness in entrance of Livakovic, who saved the Croatians in the second 45 minutes of the match. With the Canarinhos very excessive on the flooring, it was time to get an opportunity to assault. However, Croatia wouldn’t have the physicality to do that, preferring to play secure to waste additional time.

With one other half hour to play, the sport fell to the Brazilian facet. On his personal, Neymar took the protection and the goalkeeper out of the means and opened the scoring, on the break. Tite knew the significance of the purpose and, subsequently, determined to change the crew for the remaining quarter-hour of the sport, making it extra defensive than earlier than.

However, the methodology didn’t actually assist. Croatia stepped up the traces and Brazil floundered, not paying a lot consideration to the alternate of the ball and the assaults they created. After many threats, Croatia’s first shot heading in the right direction resulted in a purpose. Petkovic managed every thing and compelled penalties.

In the lottery, luck fell to Croatia. Rodrygo and Marquinhos missed their penalties in Brazil, with Livakovic watching on. Because of this, it is Croatia who advances to the semi-finals of the World Cup, having the ability to cross with the Netherlands or Argentina. Brazil misplaced their likelihood to win their sixth World Cup in historical past.


Croatia: Dominik Livakovic; Josip Juranovic, Dejan Lovren, Josko Gvardiol, Borna Sosa; Brozovic, Kovacic, Modric, Pasalic; Perisic and Kramaric.

Brazil: Alisson; Militão, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Danilo; Casemiro, Paqueta; Vinícius Jr., Neymar and Raphinha; Richarlison.

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The wait is over. After a two-day break, the ball is transferring once more, at the World Cup, in the conflict between Croatia and Brazil, which marks the begin of the quarter finals, at the Education City Stadium, in Al Rayyan.

Top sport, or not, face to face with the crew that has gained the world title and one of the favorites in Qatar, thanks to its historical past in the competitors and the ‘swimsuit’ of stars. and what is wanted.

Zlatko Dalic’s males, keep in mind, had to ‘battle’ to eradicate Japan, in the closing, on penalties. The crew, on the different hand, had a simple life, and defeated South Korea, with Paulo Bento, with a categorical 4-1.

Croatia-Brazil shall be refereed by English participant Michael Oliver, and you may observe him from 3pm (Portuguese time) Sport and Minutes🇧🇷 We should know that the winner of this duel will face the Netherlands or Argentina, in the ‘socks’.

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