Messi scored a penalty and provided a wonderful assist for Alvarez, who bagged a brace, as Argentina beat Croatia 3-0 to advance to the World Cup final.
Croatia 1-1 Brazil (4-2 pens): Tournament favourites exit the World Cup after dramatic loss on penalties
Croatia are once again through to the World Cup semi-finals after beating tournament favourites Brazil in the quarter-finals.
Livakovic saved three penalties to send 2018 finalists Croatia into the World Cup quarter-finals and inflict more knockout heartbreak on Japan.
Japan were denied their first ever World Cup quarter-final by Livakovic, who saved three of their four penalties
Canada have crashed out of the World Cup after Croatia managed to secure their first win with a 4-1 victory.
Zlatko Dalic has suggested that his Croatia players were “cautious not to make mistakes” in their goalless draw against Morocco in their World Cup opener.
Absolutely nothing about this tournament appears to play into Croatia’s hands. A team that four years ago looked battle-hardened now looks battle-weary.
Group F rivals Morocco and Croatia settled for a point as their World Cup opener was the third goalless in the past 24 hours.
Spain got the better of Croatia in an eight-goal thriller to reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2020.
Spain reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2020 by getting the better of Croatia in an eight-goal thriller.
Scotland and Croatia both need a win at Hampden Park to progress through to the knockout stages.
The Czech Republic closed in on the last 16 by picking up a draw against Croatia at Hampden Park.
The Czech Republic close in on the last 16 by picking up a point against Croatia at Hampden Park.
Raheem Sterling’s second half strike earns England all-three points against Croatia in their Euro 2020 opener…
Phil Foden, Raheem Sterling and Kieran Tripper start for England against Croatia in their Euro 2020 opener.
“It’s been three years. This is a new competition and they are focused on this match.”
“Our midfielders can play against anyone. I think our midfield is better than England’s.”
Spain smash six past Germany and Portugal leave it late to beat 10-man Croatia…
England came from a goal down to beat Croatia and qualify for the Nations League semi-finals.
“I don’t think it’s a threat, I just think they are going to want to win the match as much as we are.”
Zlatko Dalic also reveals in what way Jordan Pickford is ‘probably the best goalkeeper in the world’…
Neither Luis Enrique nor Sergio Busquets felt Spain deserved to lose late to Croatia. Ah well…
Marcus Rashford missed two brilliant chances to give England all three points. It was a strange, eerie affair…
“France didn’t play football. They waited for their chance and they scored.” Dejan, mate…
Dejan Lovren admits “I just lost my head” during the World Cup final. This time, it was fair enough.
France won the World Cup as they overcame Croatia 4-2 in the final to lift their second title.
Neville hit back at Modric, after comments he made following the 2-1 victory over England.