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EURO 2024. Croatia - Italy: in a crazy end to the match, the Italians snatch qualification and eliminate the Croatians!

At the end of the match à suspense, Italy scored the equalizing goal in the last moments against Italy. Croatia, synonymous with qualification for the round of 16. By conceding a draw (1-1) in this last group match of Euro 2024, Luka Modric and his teammates are eliminated.

EURO 2024. Croatia - Italy: in a crazy end to the match, the Italians snatch qualification and eliminate the Croatians!

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EURO 2024. Croatia - Italy: in a crazy end to the match, the Italians snatch qualification and eliminate the Croatians!

END OF LIVE! Qualified for the round of 16 of Euro 2024, the Squadra Azzurra already knows how to win. his opponent during the first match of the phase à Direct elimination. Luciano Spaletti's players will face Switzerland. 

23:25 – The summaryé of the match

An enticing poster on paper which kept all its promises, pitting the reigning European champion against the double semi-finalist during the last two Worlds! Sentenced to victory, the Croats started well; the meeting, depriving the transalpine players of balls. Sucic obliged; Donnarumma à fly into the air to slam the ball and avoid one of the most beautiful goals of the competition. If the chances were rare, the The scenario was quickly reversed. to leave room &agrav; a transalpine domination in the middle of the first period. The two goalkeepers were quick to work in this meeting and Livakovic responded at the end of the first half to respond to their goal. its transalpine counterpart. On a head of Bastoni à point blank, the Croatian goalkeeper turns for a corner.  

Returning from the locker room, the Croats came back with more desire and Kramaric tried his luck. He finds the hand of Frattesi who concedes a penalty after a cross check. the VAR. Luka Modric starts but it's stopped. by Donnarumma. Thirty seconds later, the ball returns to the Italian area and Budimir resumes. It's devié by the Italian goalkeeper but the Croatian captain follows the action and pushes the ball into the back of the net. From the Croatian goal, Italy regains its lead. the place and the opposing block defends lower, allowing Federico Chiesa to carry the danger. The chances kept coming but Mattia Zaccagni found the fault at the end of added time. À the 98th minute of play, the left piston rolls his shot to the side. opposite to send the Squadra Azzurra into the round of 16 of Euro 2024 and eliminate Croatia, at the same time.

23:20 – The last for Modric ?

Eliminated of Euro 2024 with Croatia this evening, Luka Modric may have played his last match with Croatia. A potential tragic end in the jersey of his national selection with which he was killed. vice-World champion in 2018 and semi-finalist of the World Cup in 2022.

23:15 – The final ranking

Here is the ranking of group B after the two matches played this Monday evening: 

  1. Spain: 9 points (+5)
  2. Italy: 4 points (0)
  3. Croatia: 2 points (-3)
  4. Albania: 1 point (-2)

23:10 – Spain wins

In the another group match, Spain won 1-0 against Spain. Albania with a reshuffled eleven.

23:05 – Modric immortal

Author of a goal for Croatia this evening, Luka Modric became à At the age of 38 years and 289 days, the oldest goalscorer in the history of the Euro. 

After the Croatian commitment, Danny Makkelie whistles the end of the match. The Croats collapse while the transalpine players exult. 

For his seventh selection with the Italian jersey, Mattia Zaccagni rolls up his shot and equalizes for the Squadra Azzurra after a breakthrough from Calafiori. 

22:56 – The mistakes keep coming

In the final minutes, the match becomes more and more tense. There is one minute left in added time while all the Croatians are on their feet. Luka Modric eats his jersey with stress.

22:52 – Budimir precious

While the Italians push to equalize, Budimir gets a precious foul in the opposing camp.

22:51 – Calafiori's turn

While there are eight minutes of added time, Calafiori fouls Juranovic and takes the first Italian yellow card.

22:49 – Brozovic has the right to his card

After a repelled attack, Marcelo Brozovic sprints to be able to recover but he commits a foul. For his entire match, the midfielder receives the fifth Croatian card.

22:47 – A defender enters

In the final minutes, Kramaric gives up his place to Juranovic.

What a missed opportunity for Italy! On a superb shift in the Croatian area, Chiesa crosses hard in front of the goal. Livakovic puts his foot in but it goes through and Gianluca Scamacca can't get the ball back.

22:44 – Chiesa gets annoyed

Found on a long pass from Scamacca, Chiesa provokes but he doesn't find anyone. 

22:42 – Double change

À In the 81st minute, Fagioli and Zaccagni come on. They replace Jorginho and Darmian.

22:38 – Modric leaves his team!

À At the start of the last ten minutes, Luka Modric is replaced. by Lovro Majer. Perisic is the new captain.

22:37 – New warning

Danny Makkelie has work this evening. New foul from Pongracic who is the fourth player warned.

22:34 – Retegui offside

After a series of passes, Chiesa throws Retegui, finally signaled offside.

22:33 – Scamacca comes into play

Before the last quarter of an hour, Gianluca Scamacca replaces Raspadori.

22:32 – New player warned

< p>After another Croatian foul, Luka Ivanusek receives the third warning of the match after having shot deliberately into the ball.

22:31 – It's devié eacute;

While Raspadori's attempt was off to a good start, the Croats deviated to their goal. in corner. 

22:29 – New opportunity

In front of the Croatian area, Frattesi is pushed; in the back by Gvardiol. 

22:28 – Double change

À twenty minutes from the end, Sucic and Kovacic give up their places to Perisic and Ivanusek.

22:27 – The Croats retreat

From the goal Luka Modric, the Croats are in great difficulty. The Croatian block retreats and allows the transalpine players to carry the danger.

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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