Croatia pose for a team group photo before the match. Photo: Reuters
ZAGREB: Croatia moved closer to next year’s World Cup with an emphatic 4-1 home win over Greece on Thursday in the first leg of their two-legged playoff after the Balkan nation produced their most impressive qualifying performance.
The result left the Greeks with a difficult task to overhaul the deficit in Athens on Sunday if they are to reach their third successive finals.
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic, in charge for only his second game after overseeing a 2-0 win over Ukraine in the final group match which took them into the …read more
Source: The Himalayan Times