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Modric blushes spared as Croatia edge Denmark on penalties

Modric blushes spared as Croatia edge Denmark on penalties

After the interval, the chances were even more sparse although Croatia did up the tempo towards the end of regulation time only to run into a resolute Denmark defense.

In-form Croatia take on unbeaten Denmark at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Sunday night with a place in the World Cup quarter-finals at stake.

Free-kick to Croatia after Rebic goes down in a challenge. Modric takes, but doesn't find a teammate. Short pass to Eriksen, who attempts a shot from the distance but hits the ball directly to a Croatian player. His 31st goal for Croatia. Plus, full Croatia v Denmark TV channel details, the kick-off time and more. "But people shouldn't get used to seeing us play like we did against France", the Werder Bremen player added. A handsome through pass to Ante Rebic led to an obvious goal-scoring chance that was ruined by an intentional penalty in the box. In goal is Leicester City star Kasper Schmeichel.

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Christian Eriksen had been quiet as Modric and Rakitic dominated midfield.

A late penalty miss in extra-time from Luka Modric confirmed a penalty shootout for both sides, which Croatia ultimately won. His fellow defenders are expected to be Domagoj Vida, Sime Vrsaljko, Ivan Strinic - all were rested during the game against Iceland. Marcelo Brozovic, 7. Ivan Rakitic, 18.

98' - Substitution: Michael Krohn-Dehli replaces Thomas Delaney. Ivan Perisic, 17. Mario Mandzukic. Henrik Dalsgaard, 4. Simon Kjaer (c), 13. A Jonas Knudsen throw-in the ball eventually came to the feet of Mathias Jorgensen, around eight yards out.

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Martin Braithwaite - 5 - The winger was energetic in the final third but largely failed to provide the killer ball for his side, with Poulsen the more threatening winger of the pair.

In the United Kingdom, a live stream of the Croatia vs. Denmark 2018 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 game will be carried by the ITV and may be accessed, inside the United Kingdom only, using ITV Hub.

They have both only reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup once, with one guaranteed to make just their second appearance.

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Germany, Argentina, Portugal, Spain - with every big name that has crashed out in Russian Federation, so the expectation has increased among the the Croatian fans that their side could emulate the greats who came third at France '98, and they outnumbered the Danes in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.


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