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Spain – Croatia: La Roja impressive, match summary

Spain has achieved this goal. a perfect match to win against à Croatia (3-0), this Saturday in this first shock of Euro 2024. Morata, Ruiz and Carvajal scored the three Spanish goals. Discover the summary Match.

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Spain – Croatia: La Roja impressive, match summary

We expect a lot from this first clash of Euro 2024 between Spain and Croatia, in this group B presenté like the group of death in this tournament. À Berlin, the meeting began on a senatorés rhythm before getting carried away at full speed. half an hour into the game. In a transition phase poorly managed by the Croatian team, Fabian Ruiz opens the defense in two and serves his captain, Alvaro Morata, who deceives Livakovic face-to-face (1-0, 29th). While Kovacic quickly responded with a left strike, it was ultimately Spain who made the break on the following action. À Entering the area, Fabian Ruiz eliminates Modric then Kovacic with two hooks before scoring with the left (2-0, 32nd). Stunned, the Croats even conceded a third in added time. Served by Yamal after a corner played. quickly, Carvajal gives three goals in advance à la Roja (3-0, 45th+2).

Spain will then be content to manage this meeting in the second half, despite the fact that they are in a difficult situation. some scares. Cucurella first saves on his line (55th) in front of Stanisic before the Spanish defense wards off the danger in the confusion. The Croats regain hope by obtaining a penalty à following a monumental error by goalkeeper Unai Simon (77th). The Bilbao goalkeeper first deflects Petkovic's attempt but Perisic gives the ball away. his scorer who scores (78th). Except that the goal is refused for an offside position by the Croatian winger… Croatia will not recover and already finds itself behind. back to the wall after just one match in this Euro. It is imperative that the Croatians win against Albania if they are to survive in the last match against Italy. While knowing that it will be possible to qualify as the best third… Nothing is yet lost for Luka Modric and his team, while all the lights are green for the future. ;Spain.

20:06 – Concerns for Morata and Rodri

Spain would have had a truly perfect evening if Alvaro Morata and Rodri had not asked à come out during the second period of this match against Croatia (3-0). The Atlético striker obviously took a hit in a duel and immediately wanted to leave the pitch. For the Manchester City midfielder, it is difficult to know if it is cramps or if it is more serious. current time.

20:01 – Spain is already taking action. an option on qualification

With this great success 3 goals à 0 ahead of Croatia, Spain is already taking the lead. a small option on qualification for the round of 16. Not a small feat in this current Group B. like the group of death, with the presence of Italy and Albania. These two nations face each other in the last match of the day & 9 p.m.

It's over! à Berlin! In this first shock of Euro 2024, Spain achieved their goal. a demonstration against Croatia (3-0), thanks to three goals scored in the first half, by Alvaro Morata (29th), Fabian Ruiz (32nd) and Dani Carvajal (45th+2).

19:53 – Head of Perisic

Ivan Perisic, again, takes a cross from the head to- above Carvajal but he does not manage to à frame. Unai Simon will be able to free his team.

19:51 – Five minutes of added time

In this meeting where ù everything is played out between Spain and Croatia (3-0), Mr. Oliver allows five minutes of minimum additional time in this second period. 

19:47 – Spain: Rodri, perhaps affected, leaves his place

It's hard to know if it's cramps or if it's more serious, but Rodri asks. come out at the end of the match. It is replaced by Zubimendi, while Yamal leaves his place à Ferran Torres, his teammate at Barça.

19:45 – Unai Simon deflects a shot from Perisic

Unai Simon relaxes to his right on a long shot from Perisic and catches the ball in two stages. The Bilbao goalkeeper is not necessarily very reassuring at the end of the match.

Mr. Oliver finally cancels the Croatian goal! The VAR considers that Perisic entered in the area too early and he took advantage of this advantage… It seems very limited, but Perisic visibly has one foot in the Spanish area at the time of Petkovic's shot.

Croatia regains hope! Petkovic takes the penalty but Unai Simon deflects to his right. Perisic followed well and crossed for Petkovic who scored in the empty goal this time. Spain now leads by only 3 goals. 1.

Croatia gets a penalty! After a huge restart error from Unai Simon, Petkovic inherits the ball and prepares to take the lead. hits the empty goal after a good hook on Simon but Rodri hits him from behind and knocks him down. Penalty according to Mr. Oliver!

19:37 – Spain in control

< p>The Spanish lefté weather the storm after returning from the locker room and are now managing the end of the match perfectly. Heads bowed, the Croats seem to no longer believe it.

19:33 – Croatia: Kramaric replaced

Croatian coach Zlatko Dalic makes another change. Andrej Kramaric, interesting but clumsy in the last gesture, is replaced; by Bruno Petkovic.

19:32 – 20 minutes à play again

There are 20 minutes left in this match between Spain and Croatia but it is difficult to imagine the Croatians, trailing 3-0, come back at the end of the match. 

19:28 – Spain: Morata asks à go out, hurt

Hard blow for Spain on this beautiful evening. Captain Morata, first scorer today, requests the change after having visibly taken a blow in a duel. It's Oyarzabal who comes into play. Merino also replaces Nico Williams at the same time.

19:26 – Croatia: Modric and Kovacic come out

Luka Modric and Mateo Kovavic are replaced on the Croatian side. from Croatia. Luka Susic and Mario Pasalic come into play in the middle of the field.

19:24 – The Spaniards are in the stands

In the stands of the Olympiastadion, the Spanish supporters begin to play. room by throwing "Ol&eac;, Olé" during a long sequence of ball conservation. It may be a little early, the Croats haven't given up yet.

19:20 – Spain: Olmo replaces Pedri

The coach Luis de la Fuente can afford to manage his squad with the score largely in favor of his team. Dani Olmo enters à Pedri's place for the last half hour of play.

19:17 – Croatia: Perisic comes on< /h3>

Ivan Perisic enters the game on the sideé from Croatia. The experiment 35-year-old winger replaces Ante Budimir for the last 35 minutes.

What an opportunity for Croatia! On the same action, Cucurella first saves a shot from Stanisic on his line. Behind, it's confusing, but Budimir and Kramaric cannot manage to make up for it. score with a header and the Spaniards clear in disaster.

What an opportunity for Spain to lead 4-0! On a well-negotiated counterattack, Pedri ends up shifting Yamal in the area to the right but Livakovic deflects the young FC Barcelona player's attempt.

19:12 – No change à the break

There has been no change à the break, whether for Spain or Croatia. But Ivan Perisic, sideé Croatian, seemed ready à enter after returning from the locker room and we shouldn't take long à see him make his appearance.

19:06 – Intense duel between Carvajal and Kramaric

Author of an intense tackle on Kramaric, Carvajal took a shock during this duel and it is he who remains on the ground but he will finally take his place. 

M. Oliver whistles the start of the second period between Spain and Croatia (3-0). The Croats will have to score quickly to hope to return to this match, while the Spaniards are committed to the last 45 minutes.

19:00 – Spain must manage the second half well

The Spaniards have done well. obviously successful the most in this meeting since they lead 3-0 in this first shock of Euro 2024. But they will now have to manage the second ;same period without being afraid, because a Croatian goal could quickly restart this match.


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