Al Rayyan (Qatar): Andrej Kramarich scored twice as Croatia got here again strongly to thrash Canada 4-1 of their FIFA World Cup match right here on Sunday. The Canadian staff was enjoying within the World Cup for the primary time in 36 years however have been eradicated from the match after two matches in Qatar.
Alfonso Davis scored Canada’s first World Cup purpose within the second minute to offer his staff the lead. However Croatia bounced again from a goalless draw with Morocco within the opening match, scoring 4 objectives. Other than Kramarich (thirty sixth and seventieth minutes), Marko Livaja (forty fourth minute) and Lovro Maier (90+4th) additionally scored for Croatia, the runners-up of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, on the Khalifa Worldwide Stadium.
Captain Luka Modric (37 years outdated) was in the hunt for his first purpose of the match however couldn’t discover it. That is most likely his final World Cup. Morocco, who pulled off a 2-0 upset over Croatia and Belgium, have 4 factors in Group F. Belgium has three factors and nonetheless has an opportunity to qualify for the following spherical.
Canada bought no factors from the primary two matches and a win towards Morocco on Thursday wouldn’t put them via to the following spherical. Croatia will face Belgium. Canada had beforehand reached the World Cup in 1986 and was additionally eradicated within the group stage.
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