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DIRECT. Spain – Croatia: La Roja takes the break, follow the match

Spain quickly made the difference thanks to Morata and Ruiz in this Euro 2024 clash face à Croatia, à Berlin. Follow this Group B meeting live howé in our company.

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DIRECT. Spain – Croatia: La Roja takes the break, follow the match

18:39 – Pedri remains on the ground

Pedri received a ball from Kovacic directly into the head and Mr. Oliver stops the match so that the Spanish staff can take care of the young Spanish playmaker.

18:36 – Croatia condemned to death react

Croatia conceded two goals in three minutes and now finds his back against the wall in this meeting. Modric's teammates must react or risk jeopardizing their chances of qualifying, already.

< p>Spain takes the break and leads 2-0 after 32 minutes of play! While Kovacic had an opportunity to equalize, it was ultimately the Spaniards who scored. In the area, Fabien Ruiz eliminates Modric then Kovavic with a beautiful hook. each time before deceiving Livakovic with a left strike. 2-0 for Spain!

Spain takes the advantage in this meeting! Full axis, Fabian Ruiz manages to à serve Alvaro Morata in depth while the Croatian defense is disorganized. The Spanish captain does not tremble and deceives Livakovic on his first opportunity. ! 1-0 for Spain.

18:27 – Nico Williams misses

On the left wing, Nico Williams gets back on his right foot and looks for Lamine Yamal on the other side; but the Athletic Club winger's cross is too long. Yamal cannot resume.

18:24 – Budimir de la tête

On a good cross from the right, Budimir manages to à take the upper hand on Le Normand with a header and regain the ball but çit goes well beyond side. The clash between the two players was é impressive but both are tough.

18:21 – Croatia fights back

The Croats manage à play an equal role in this face-to-face encounter; Spain has just passed 20 minutes of play. Possession is becoming more balanced.

18:18 – Cucurella concedes a dangerous free kick

Spain's left back Marc Cucurella stupidly concedes a dangerous free kick the angle of the surface. Majer is &agrav; the stick but Morata returns the ball with his head to the near post.

18:16 – Yamal gets confused brushes

Lamine Yamal has for the first time the opportunity to accelerate in depth and find yourself face to face with two Croatian defenders entering the box. He tries to kick behind but misses the ball and his gesture.

18:14 – First session collective quence of Croatia

The Spaniards dominate this start of the meeting against the Croats, who are only now managing to win. keep the ball for a long sequence, after 13 minutes of play.

18:11 – Good free kick for Spain à come

Alvaro Morata gets an interesting first free kick, à around thirty meters from the Croatian goal, offset on the left. Nico Williams takes charge of hitting it but it's too long and the ball goes straight out of the goal.

18:08 – Morata try your luck

Alvaro Morata is the first player to strike in this match but crushes his ball too much with his left foot at the edge of the area. The Spanish captain tries to show the way to his teammates.

18:06 – Ruiz lacks precision

Fabian Ruiz inherits the ball at the edge of the area with a bit of success and looks for Pedri with a hidden pass but it is too long. The Parisian could also have struck at this distance.

18:03 – Spain takes control of the match

The Spanish took control of the match in these first minutes and got their foot on the ball. Even if it remains sterile for the moment.

Mr. Oliver whistles to kick off this match between Spain and Croatia & Berlin! It is the Croats who are taking part in this first period, under a beautiful sun. 

17: 57 – Place à the Spanish anthem

After the Croatian anthem, it is now &agrav; the Spanish anthem to be played in the Olympiastadion. The match is getting ready! get started!

17:54 – The players enter the pitch

The Spanish and Croatian players enter the pitch at the Olympiastadion in Berlin. Now it's time for the anthems, starting with that of Croatia, the "visiting" of this match.

17:50 – The Croats present in numbers

As the match gets ready & To begin with, it is the Croatian supporters who will probably make the most noise in the stands of the Olympic stadium in Berlin. They were much more numerous than the Spaniards until the 1960s. present.

17:45 – Spain-Rodri: "Feeling dizzy"

Spain midfielder Rodri spoke on Friday about “the feeling of dizziness when you start a competition like the Euros”, ahead of facing Croatia this Saturday in Group B, which is tough with the presence of Italy and Albania. “You are always nervous at the beginning and you want to see how the team will react,” explained the Manchester City player, who was presented as one of the stars of this competition.

17:40 – Spain-De la Fuente: “The most important challenge”

Spanish coach Luis de la Fuente estimated that Friday that “representing Spain is a responsibility” very difficult", à the day before Roja à Euro 2024 against Croatia. "It's a responsibilityé maximum, the most important challenge I have had in this field. raise up to 'à presently, admitted the coach. But the players are calm and know that tomorrow begins a great competition that we want to take advantage of. We want to be à the height of responsibility which is our responsibility." In order to relieve pressure à Luis de la Fuente, his team, insisted that he had not set a goal. "no objective" in this tournament..

17:35 – One more record awaits Lamine Yamal

He hasn't celebrated yet. her 17th birthday (it will be July 13), but Lamine Yamal is getting ready to celebrate her birthday. playing his first match in a Euro as a starter in a few minutes. He will become the youngest player in history à play a Euro match. "When I hear all that, I feel really old…", jokedé Friday à This is about Croatian playmaker Luka Modric, formerly 38 years old. When Modric scored his first goal during a major international tournament, during Euro 2008, Lamine Yamal was only 11 months old.

On the side of Croatia, coach Zlatko Dalic trusts in Luka Modric, despite aged 38, to start in midfield with Brozovic and Kovacic. Manchester City player Josko Gvardiol starts à left of the defense while the former Rennes player, Lovro Majer, starts on the right of the attack. Croatia starting XI: Livakovic – Juranovic, Sutalo, Pongracic, Gvardiol –  Brozovic, Kovacic, Modric -& nbsp;Kramaric, Budimir, Majer.

For this first shock of Euro 2024, Spanish coach Luis de la Fuente decided ;decided to trust the prodigy Lamine Yamal, only 16 years old, and à Nico Williams on the wings. PSG player Fabian Ruiz accompanies Pedri and Rodri in the middle, while in the absence of Aymeric Laporte, it's ;is Nacho who will form the central hinge with Robin Le Normand. Spain's starting lineup: U. Simon – Carvajal, Nacho, Le Normand, Cucurella – Pedri, Rodri , F. Ruiz – Yamal, Morata, N. Williams.

17:20 – Spain-Olmo: "The Croats are always there"

Despite; the recent success against Croatia, the Spaniards know well that this meeting will not be a game of pleasure, between two outsiders at home. the final victory. "I'm not going to teach you anything, the Croatians are always present in big tournaments, admitted RB Leipzig winger, Dani Olmo.& ;nbsp;At the last Euro, we suffered to eliminate them, at the World Cup they finished third and in the Nations League we faced each other in the final.&quot ;

17:15 – Spain woné the last two matches

These recent confrontations have most often turned in favor of La Roja. The Spanish selection won against & Croatia notably in the round of 16 of Euro 2020 (played in 2021 due to Covid-19) at the end of a crazy match (5-3, a.p.) but also in the final of the last Nations League (0-0, 5 tab &agrav; 4). It remains difficult to identify a real favorite from this duel at the top, between a rejuvenated Spain which must confirm its rebound from the 2022 World Cup and a Croatia which relies on experienced players. ;eacute;experience, à the image of Luka Modric.

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Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116