Argentina vs Croatia: Live Updates, Score and Reaction from 2018 World Cup Game

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6:00pm UTC Jun 21, 2018Nizhny Novgorod
Karl Matchett

Messi's Argentina face Croatia looking for 3 points after a draw vs. Iceland. Messi will hope to make up for missing a penalty in the opener, while Croatia come off of a 2-0 win over Nigeria. Match will be played at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod.

  1. June 22, 2018
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  3. June 21, 2018
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    Argentina 0-3 Croatia (FT)

    Ante Rebic 53', Luka Modric 80', Ivan Rakitic 90'.

    Lineups: ARG - Caballero, Mercado, Otamendi, Tagliafico, Salvio, Mascherano, Perez, Acuna, Messi, Meza, Aguero. CRO - Subasic, Vrsaljko, Lovren, Vida, Strinic, Rakitic, Brozovic, Rebic, Modric, Perisic, Mandzukic.

  5. June 22, 2018
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    Croatia coach targeted ‘weaker’ Argentina back three

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Croatia coach targeted ‘weaker’ Argentina back three

    Ian Watson
    via Football365
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  8. June 22, 2018
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    Messi among those responsible for Argentina shocker

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Messi among those responsible for Argentina shocker

    Hugo Cerezo
    via MARCA in English
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    Messi, Caballero, Sampaoli... All a part of the Argentine disaster

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Messi, Caballero, Sampaoli... All a part of the Argentine disaster

    Jaime Rincón
    via MARCA in English
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    Modric Hailed as World's Best No. 10

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Modric Hailed as World's Best No. 10

    Getty
    via Goal
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    Rumors of Lionel MESSI and several players retiring from Argentina

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Rumors of Lionel MESSI and several players retiring from Argentina

    via Mundoalbiceleste
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    SAMPAOLI To Go? Burruchaga Steps In?

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    SAMPAOLI To Go? Burruchaga Steps In?

    via Mundoalbiceleste
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    Argentina Squad 'Clouds' Messi's Brilliance, Unlike Ronaldo — Sampaoli

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Argentina Squad 'Clouds' Messi's Brilliance, Unlike Ronaldo — Sampaoli

    Christopher Simpson
    via Bleacher Report
  21. June 21, 2018
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    World Cup Catch-up: Magnificent Modric, Caballero's clanger & a song about VAR

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    World Cup Catch-up: Magnificent Modric, Caballero's clanger & a song about VAR

    BBC Sport
    via BBC Sport
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    Messi's World Cup Nightmare 😵

    Argentina's historic collapse in full as they sit on the brink of exit

  24. June 22, 2018
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  28. June 21, 2018
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    Blame me, not Caballero - Sampaoli defends goalkeeper after blunder

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Blame me, not Caballero - Sampaoli defends goalkeeper after blunder

    Getty Images
    via Goal
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    Croatia cut Messi off in Argentina thrashing - Modric

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Croatia cut Messi off in Argentina thrashing - Modric

    Getty Images
    via Goal
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    Argentina's World Cup future depends on Iceland failing to beat Nigeria

    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018 logo
    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Argentina's World Cup future depends on Iceland failing to beat Nigeria

    MARCA
    via MARCA in English
  32. June 22, 2018
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  36. June 21, 2018
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    World Cup 2018: Sad Messi and Happy Pogba

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    World Cup 2018: Sad Messi and Happy Pogba

    The Ringer
    via The Ringer
  38. June 22, 2018
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    Argentina's Sampaoli Admits Pain: My Plan Didn't Work

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Argentina's Sampaoli Admits Pain: My Plan Didn't Work

    MARCA
    via MARCA in English
  40. June 21, 2018
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    Argentina’s Jorge Sampaoli ‘begs forgiveness’ with World Cup in balance

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Argentina’s Jorge Sampaoli ‘begs forgiveness’ with World Cup in balance

    Stuart James at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
    via the Guardian
  42. June 22, 2018
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  45. June 21, 2018
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    World Cup 2018: Argentina 'cloud Lionel Messi's brilliance', says coach Jorge Sampaoli

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    World Cup 2018: Argentina 'cloud Lionel Messi's brilliance', says coach Jorge Sampaoli

    BBC Sport
    via BBC Sport
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    Sampaoli takes blame for Messi woes

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Sampaoli takes blame for Messi woes

    Sky Sports
    via Sky Sports
  48. June 22, 2018
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  51. June 21, 2018
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    Shambolic, frenzied, anarchic – and Argentina crisis has Messi at its heart

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Shambolic, frenzied, anarchic – and Argentina crisis has Messi at its heart

    Jonathan Wilson
    via the Guardian
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    Too Classy 😎

    Modric and Rakitic put the rest of the World Cup on notice

  54. June 22, 2018
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  57. June 21, 2018
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    Argentina's Worst Group Stage Loss Since 1958

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Argentina's Worst Group Stage Loss Since 1958

    Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images
    via Goal
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    Messi in Deep Trouble: Latest Standings

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Messi in Deep Trouble: Latest Standings

    Gill Clark
    via Bleacher Report
  60. June 22, 2018
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  63. June 21, 2018
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    Messi's Nightmare Completed 💀

    Barca star Rakitic put the final nail in the coffin with seconds to go

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    Croatia Aren't Playing Around 💪

  66. June 22, 2018
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  69. June 21, 2018
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    It's Hard to Do These Things Alone 😢

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  72. June 22, 2018
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  75. June 21, 2018
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    Argentina Coach Hit by Bottle

    Sampaoli was struck by item thrown from stands

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    Croatia vs. Argentina - June 22, 2018

    Argentina Coach Sampaoli Struck by Bottle

    Sampaoli was struck by item thrown from stands

    Joseph Zucker
    via Bleacher Report
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  78. June 22, 2018
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  81. June 21, 2018
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  84. June 22, 2018
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  87. June 21, 2018
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