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Croatia – Nigeria


Sports news: Text online broadcast of the match of the 1st round of group D at the world Cup Croatia – Nigeria.

Croatia 1:0 Nigeria

Goal: Ateba 32′ (own goal)

Warning: Rakitic 30′


50′Rakitic struck from afar – higher.

49′Moses has a shot from outside the penalty area.

47′ – it is Dangerous! After a corner kick Balogun fired a head kick.

The second half began.

1st half is over. Break.

Added 2 minutes to 1st half.

45′ – it is Dangerous! A powerful blow Iwobi with 15 meters and was blocked by Lovren.

42′Vrsaljko shot from the corner of the penalty area.

39′ – it is Dangerous! Kramaric, struck his head after a pass – the ball flew over the crossbar.

32′ –
Goal! Acebo,
after a series of ricochets sent the ball into his own net.

32′ – a Blow Rebeca from the penalty blocked-corner for Croatia .

30′ – the Speed has dropped significantly.
 Rakitic was fouled in midfield.

25′Rebić broke the rules in the attack.

22′, Ndidi struck rally – a very bad shot.

19′USKO caught the ball after a pass by Modric ‘s free-kick.

16′, Kramaric took a shot from distance missed the target.

14′ – it is Dangerous! A beautiful combination of Croats ended with a blow perišić from the penalty – just over the crossbar passed the ball.

12′subašić caught the ball after a cross from the left flank.

9′Rakitic fouls in the opponent’s half of the field.

6′Strinić broke the rules in the attack.

3′ – Croatia took the ball under control.

The match is underway!

Sounded the national anthems of the countries participating in today’s game, here the game starts.

The program will conclude with the 3rd day’s play in the world Cup match Croatia – Nigeria. The game will take place in Kaliningrad at the stadium in Kaliningrad, judge meet Brazilian referee Sandro Ricci. Earlier, it was played single duel in group D – Argentina – Iceland.

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The team

Croatia: Subašić, Vrsaljko, Lovren, Vida, Strinic, Rakitic, Modric, Perisic, Rebić, Kramaric, Mandžukić.

Nigeria National Team: Uzoho, Balogun, Trost-Ekong, NIS, Idowu, Ndidi, Mikel, Moses, Iwobi, Acebo, Igalo.

Where to watch

Croatia vs Nigeria live stream in Ukraine can be viewed on the TV channel “inter”. The broadcast starts at 22:00 Kyiv time.

Forecast bookmakers

The European team is the favorite in the confrontation with Nigeria. So, the specialists give william hill to win Kletchaty a factor of 1.8, the success of the African team ocenivaetsa 5.2. A draw is quoted by a coefficient of 3.75.

Interesting facts

– Croatia and Nigeria will play for the first time together.

The Superglo striker Odion ighalo to score a goal in soobstvenno birthday.

The words of the coaches

“For me this match is very important, because this is my debut at the world Cup. We have a good team, we are fully prepared. The last two weeks we worked on our tactics. I know the strengths of his team and we we’ll try to play the first number. Will try to control the ball. Creativity is my strong side.

In Kaliningrad all is perfect, box is excellent. All at the highest level. I have already decided on the starting lineup, but I’m not used to declare it before the match,” said head coach of Croatia Zlatko Dalic at a press conference before the game.

Zlatko Dalic

“We are very excited to play in the world Cup. Really looking forward to the first match. The main objective of the first game and to qualify from the group.

We’re not the favourites, Croatia looks preferable. They are above us in the FIFA rankings. But Nigeria has huge ambitions and we want to win to qualify from the group. Croatia will be more to maintain, but we have nothing to lose,” said head coach of the national team of Nigeria Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr