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Croatia – Nigeria

Sat, 16 June 2018

Sports news: Croatia got a confident victory in the match of the 1st round of group D against Nigeria.

Croatia national team have defeated the national team of Nigeria in the first round match of group D of the world Cup 2018. The meeting took place in Kaliningrad on the same stadium and ended with the score 2:0 in favor of the Croats.

 Croatia 2:0 Nigeria

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Goal: Ateba 32′ (own goal), Modric 72′ (penalty)

Warning: Rakitic 30′, Brozović 89′ – Troost-Ekong 70′

The author of the first goal was the midfielder of the national team of Nigeria, Genecare, Acebo, who scored an own goal in the 32nd minute. In the middle of the second half penalty converted by midfielder Luka Modric.
In the second round of the national team of Croatia will meet with Argentina (June 21), the national team of Nigeria will play against Iceland (June 22 ).