Croatia 0-1 Spain: As It Happened
Euro 2012, Group C—PGE Arena, Poland
Croatia 0-1 Spain Full-Time
Goals: 88' Navas(SPA)
Croatia: Pletikosa, Strinić, Ćorluka, Schildenfeld, Vida(Jelavic), Pranjić(Perisic), Rakitić, Vukojević(Eduardo), Modrić, Srna, Mandžukić
Spain: Casillas, Piqué, Ramos, Arbeloa, Alba, Iniesta, Xavi(Negredo), Alonso, Busquets, Silva(Fabregas), Torres(Navas)
Croatia 0-1 Spain
Croatia's tournament is over. They were impressive against Ireland and Italy but met their match in the defending champions Spain.
94' The Goalkeeper Joins the Attack
Croatia's Pletikosa joined in on a free-kick for Croatia.
89' Spain Goal
A great bit of play from Fabregas allows Iniesta to tee up Navas for a finish into an empty net.
88' Goal Goal!
Navas puts Spain ahead
86' Croatia Corner
84' Spain Corner
Iniesta fires in a fierce drive from a tough angle to force the save and get a Spanish Corner
The game beginning to open up a bit with both sides trying to find that killer goal. If results stick, Spain will go through with Italy. Croatia need a goal to go through.
Some good work from Croatia on the counter gives Perisic an opportunity on the volley and Casillas deals with it.
Spain have been in control of the game for the most part. Croatia's substitutes have not given them the boost they needed so far.
72'— Spain Corner
67'— Spain Corner
Navas has been a threat since coming on for Spain and gets the team another corner.
Jelavic, Perisic on
Vida, Pranjic out
65' Good Defending
Some good defending by Strinić prevents a clear opportunity for Navas. The ball goes out for a corner.
59' Great Chance for Croatia
Luka Modric skips past Sergio Ramos and delivers a great ball into the box, Ivan Rakitic gets two great chances with his head but is stopped by Casillas and then Alonso
57' Croatia Free-Kick
Mandzukic is brought down by Arbeloa.
There have been a couple miscues from both sides with players failing to make their final passes count
49' —Croatia Corner
The second half starts just as the first did, Spain in possession and looking comfortable for the most part.
Second Half Begins
As we get start for the start of the second half, let's hope things are a bit more interesting than they were in the first. Croatia needs to score to progress.
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