VIDEO: Unprecedented sadness in Croatia, Italy with a goal in the 98th minute for the round of XNUMX of the European Championship

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Croatian national football team tonight in Leipzig in the third round match of Group B on European Championship drew with Italy (1:1), after conceding a goal in the 98th minute, and so Luciano Spalletti's players continue to the round of XNUMX.

Only one point won in the first two rounds put Croatia in a very difficult position, the only option was a triumph against Italy, and the round of 16 "ticket" was very close after the "cubes" led by Luka Modric took the lead.

In the 52nd minute, Kramaric's kick hit Fratesi in the hand, and referee Makelie went to review the situation on a call from the VAR room and eventually pointed to the penalty spot. Modric took responsibility, shot, Donnarumma saved, but in the continuation of the action, Modric sent the rebound behind the PSG goalkeeper.

The Croatians defended for a long time, and in the 98th minute, Sakanji scored for 1:1 and shocked everyone in Croatia.

In the second match Spain beat her Albania with 1:0 with the goal of Ferran Torres. "The Fury" thus finished the group stage with a maximum score of nine points.

Italy finished in second place with four points, Croatia is in third place with two and is waiting for the outcome of the other groups, and Albania ends the European Championship with one point.

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