Croatia won the FIFA World Cup third place knockout match. This match was against Morocco, the first African country to reach the semi-finals. In this sequence, both the teams played good football and entertained the fans. Both the teams played excellent defense and did not give the opponent any chance to score. However, Croatia got a free kick in the sixth minute of the match. The team turned it into a goal and took the lead.
But Morocco also soon scored another goal and showed their strength. Moroccan player Hakim Ziech scored the free kick he got. With this, the scores of both teams were equal. After that both the teams also tried hard for the lead.
Yasin Bueno brilliantly saved the opponent’s attack in this sequence. But after the scores were even, Croatia looked the more dangerous team. The team played an attacking game and scored another goal in three minutes before half time.
Croatia right back Josip Stanisic passes the ball to Mayer. But he failed to receive it properly and the ball went straight to Moroccan defender Safyan Amrabat. He failed to clear it.
The ball bounced back and forth to Croatian player Mislav Orsic. He scored it with a brilliant shot. With this, Croatia took a 2-1 lead. Both teams failed to score after that. With the win in this match, Croatia secured third place in FIFA World Cup 2022.