Iceland will his stunt from the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 not to repeat in Russia. Against Croatia lost to the Vikings in the final stage, with 1-2, in spite of a vast amount of opportunities. A strong Croatian goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic drove the Icelanders to the rest to despair. Badlej made after the rest for the proverbial lid on the nose. Further than a penalty kick goal from Sigurdsson hit Iceland, not more. In the final stage, made Perisic for the decision.
Croatia was already qualified after two victories and started with nine players other than in the won match against Argentina. The invaders got their chance, but didn’t initially have little or nothing to see. Only goalkeeper Kalinic showed his class. The keeper from AA Gent was at the end of the first half in a shooting gallery, but succeeded in getting the nets intact. Croatia could do nothing.
After the peace came the Croats suddenly called up. Badelj hit first the crossbar with a stripe, after that it was touch. He held a flurry of Pivanic well low and knocked Halldorsson: 0-1. A opdoffer for Iceland, that is not, however, won gave. Ingason, who in the first half already almost touch hit, headlined in one minute of time just about and on the bar.
A quarter of an hour for time committed Lovren hands in the sixteen, Sigurdsson put the team credentials and stay up to. The Icelanders went looking for the winning hit, but in the final got a second ice-cold shower. Perisic completed a counter, Iceland is disabled. In the eighth-finals will find Croatia Denmark.
1 – 2
In the other match was a small miracle. In the final stage kicked Rojo his country with a lovely volley to the next round. Nigeria, a second penalty claimed, is so just as Iceland turned off.