Croatia 3-5 Spain : Spain qualifies in a crazy game! Against an aging Croatia, Spain qualifies in a match that will become a reference for this new generation embodied by Torres and Pedri. However, the latter is responsible for the first Croatian goal, with a pass a bit too pressed to his goalkeeper Simon, who missed the ball (20′).
Croatia 3-5 Spain
Sarabia equalized on an Iberian action that caused a total confusion in the Croatian defense (38′). The finalists of the last World Cup were too far back with a leader, Modric, very low on the field. Azipilicueta headed on a superb cross from Torres (57′), who then scored in the 76th minute.
Spain qualifies in a crazy game!
The game seemed to be over when two Croatian goals took the teams into extra time (85′, 92′). The Spaniards held on despite this blow to the head and won thanks to a superb volley by Morata (100′) and a nice shot at the post from Oyarzabal (103′).