Argentina and Croatia won their respective games in Group D on Tuesday to move to ahead to the round of 16 matches, or the knock-out stages. Argentina will face France in the last 16 after finishing second in the group, while Croatia take on Group C runners-up Denmark.
Highlights of both matches are given below:
Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1
Marcos Rojo was Argentina’s unlikely hero as his stunning late winner secured a 2-1 win over Nigeria that keeps Messi’s side in World Cup. Lionel Messi scored his first goal of the FIFA World Cup 2018 to give Argentina 1-0 half-time lead.
Croatia beat Iceland 2-1
Croatia beat brave Iceland 2-1 to top the Group D. It was a hard fought win for Croatia, who were already through to the last 16. Coach Zlatko Dalic rested most of the side that thumped Argentina 3-0, with only captain Luka Modric and the winger Perisic keeping their places.
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