FIFA World Cup 2022 : Croatia has defeated Morocco 2-1 in the third place match of the FIFA World Cup 2022. The thrill was at its peak in the match between the two losing teams in the semi-finals, but the Croatia team won the match thanks to two goals scored in the first half. Morocco may have lost in this match, but they will be very happy with the performance they have done in this tournament.
Excellent first half game
Croatia started dominating at the beginning of the match and took the lead in the seventh minute itself. Ivan Perisic assisted on the setpiece and Josco Guardiol put Croatia ahead by scoring through a header. Croatia fouled in the very next minute and Morocco equalized in the ninth minute. Achraf Dari also scored through a header and gave his team a draw. Croatia then continued to attack and took the lead again just before the end of the first half. In the 42nd minute, Mislav Orsich put Croatia forward by scoring a goal.
No team could score in the second half
In the second half, both the teams made continuous efforts and created chances, but no one could succeed in the final third. Morocco came very close to equalizing the score in the 75th minute when Morocco tried to score from the six yard box, but the goalkeeper of Croatia made a brilliant save to prevent the goal. In the 87th minute, thanks to Mateo Kovacic, Croatia created a great chance, but could not keep the shot on target.