The selection of the 2018 world Cup: Croatia loses points with Finland


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In the qualifying match of the 2018 FIFA world Cup Croatia national team played a draw with Finland – 1:1.

The author’s goal in the composition of the Croats was striker Mario Mandzukic. In the 90th minute equalized Puru, Souri.

The Croats scored 17 points, slipped to second place in group I.

In another meeting Iceland beat Turkey 3:0. In their composition, goals were scored by Johan Gudmundsson, birkir Batnasan and Adam erne Arnarson.

With this victory, the Icelanders came in first place in the group with 19 points, informs SE.

The world Cup

Group stage

Group I

Croatia – Finland – 1:1 (0:0)

Goals: Mandzukic, 57 (1:0). Souri, 90 (1:1).

Croatia: Subašić, Vida, Vrsaljko, Pivaric, Mitrovic, Modric, Rakitic, Perisic, Brozović (Horn, 54), Mandžukić (Pasalic, 85), Kramaric (Chop, 81).

Finland: Gradecki Moisander, Ojala, Araure, Granlund, Hetemaj (Seuri, 80) Sparv Schüller (Pukki, 68), Hämäläinen, Pohjanpalo, Scrabb.

Warning: Hetemaj, 75. Horn, 89.

Referee: Stefano (Poland).

6 Oct. Rijeka. Rujevica Stadium.

Turkey – Iceland – 0:3 (0:2)

Goals: Gudmundsson, 32 (0:1). Batnasan, 39 (0:2). Arnarson, 50 (0:3).

Turkey: Volkan Babacan, Ayhan, Mehmet Topal, Çağlar, Seungju, Caner Erkin, Cenk, Emre Belözoğlu (Yunus Malli, 78), Nuri Sahin (Ozan, 46), Oguzkhan, Arda Turan (Emre Moore, 60), Burak Yilmaz.

Iceland: Halldorsson, Saevarsson Arnarson, R. Sigurdsson, Magnusson, Gudmundsson (A. Skulason, 82), Gunnarsson (Ingason, 65), Sigurdsson, Barnason, Bödvarsson, Finnbogason (O. Skulason, 78).

Warning: Gudmundsson, 16. Çağlar, Seungju, 41. Arda Turan, 45. Caner Erkin, 79.

Referee: Marciniak (Poland).

6 Oct. Eskisehir. The Stadium Eskisehir Stadyumu.

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