Croatia knocked out tournament favourite Brazil at the World Cup in a game that ended with penalty kicks. It is the fourth quarterfinal elimination for the South Americans in the last five years. World Cups.
It was a goalless game for the first 90 minutes before Brazilian Neymar and Croatian Bruno Petkovic scored in extra time to make it 1–1. The match was moved to the penalty round, and Dominik Livakovic, Croatia’s goalkeeper, was again brilliant. He It is likely to be a contender in the World Cup Golden Glove Award.
That’s four World Cup wins in penalty shootouts by the Croatians are unmatched from 11 yards. Brazil will be disappointed that they did not win this match, even though they had taken the lead in extra-time.