Argentina will play now France Or Morocco In Sunday’s final (10 a.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports app), Croatia will play the loser of the third-place match between France and Morocco on Saturday (10 a.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports app)
Argentina vs Croatia Highlights
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0′: Two giants ready for action
15′: Early Messi scare?
Messi strained his hamstring after a run early on against Croatia. But he kept playing and doing well.
25′: First save of the match
Enzo Fernandez A shot was saved into the bottom right corner, the first for either side in the match.
34′: Goal! Messi pk practice, Argentina 1-0 lead
Messi capitalized after Argentina were awarded a penalty kick with a left-footed shot into the top right corner. With this goal, Messi became Argentina’s top scorer at the World Cup.
Lionel Messi made it 1-0 with a penalty kick
Another look at Messi’s goal
39′: Goal! Argentina attack again! 2-0 lead
Julian Alvarez fired in a right-footed shot from inside the box to give Argentina a 2-0 lead.
Argentina’s Julian Alvarez scores against Croatia 39′.
42′: Almost a third!
Half time: Argentina 2-0
46′: Messi is still hurting
Messi was troubled by a problem from the first half.
58′: Almost a second for Messi
Messi’s point-blank shot is saved Dominic Livakovic to keep the deficit at two goals.
62′: Almost Croatia’s first
For the first time in the tournament, Croatia almost knocked a shot over Argentina, but the keeper Emiliano Martinez I managed to get hold of it.
69′: Goal! Messi assisted another Alvarez goal! Argentina 3-0
Alvarez scored his second goal of the game as Argentina took a 3-0 lead with Messi’s fourth assist of the World Cup.
Argentina’s Julian Alvarez scored 69 runs against Croatia.
75′: Alvarez is off
Alvarez was moved to loud applause after his two-goal performance.
81′: Modric to a loud ovation
Modric was replaced on the pitch late in the game with Argentina firmly in control.
Final: Argentina 3-0
Messi couldn’t help but smile after the game
Argentina fans are ready for this
Setting the stage
Tuesday’s game will be the sixth overall meeting between Argentina and Croatia and the third World Cup meeting between these two nations, with the previous two matches being split apiece. Croatia beat Argentina 3-0 in the 2018 World Cup.
Overall, the series between the two countries is tied at 2-1-2.
Looking forward to the finals, Argentina have advanced to the finals in four previous World Cup semi-finals (1930, 1986, 1990, 2014).
Croatia, on the other hand, are unbeaten in their previous 11 matches and will be looking to become the fifth runner-up from a pre-final World Cup at the next World Cup, joining the Netherlands in 1978, West Germany in 1986 and West Germany in 1990. , and Brazil in 2002.
In the last World Cup meeting…
Two great ones ready to go for it
For the first time, the Ballon d’Or winners from the previous two World Cups will face off in a FIFA World Cup match.
Luka Modric shows some style
Almost that time
Both sides are there in good spirits
Flashback to the quarter final
Messi is on a mission
Messi has arrived
Back in Argentina, sport is front and center
Here comes Luka Modric and Croatia
The emotion of the game’s most stressful situation: penalty kicks
Messi and Argentina took the field
Argentina fans bring the energy
Messi and Modric win the elusive title at the World Cup
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