Ljubljana – What evening for the football teams of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the national league. Spain lost to Spain, in Vienna, Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed first place in group B3 after being in the stadium Ernst Happel before "their fans" (37,200 spectators) played without goals.
The hero of the petroleum thriller at the Maksimir stadium was the 22-year-old defense attorney of the German Leverkusen Bayer League Tin Jedvaj. In the 17th game, he scored two goals, the first for 2: 1, the second and a third-minute win in the referee's bonus. The World Champion of Croatia has always been at the forefront, and Spain has lost many opportunities.
REUTERS Tin Jedvaj confirmed that in the future he can play a prominent place in the team of world championships. PHOTO: Reuters
Croatia has kept its hopes of defeating the group, but it can still be the last one, which would mean that it fell into another high-quality drum of European teams. About the winner of Group A4 and who will be eliminated, Croatia or England, will decide on Sunday at Vemblai. Despite another rise, Spain will be the second or the first, if the semifinals of the World Cup in Russia are awarded without a winner. For Croatia, the tie is too small to survive.
REUTERS Ante Rebic (left) caused problems to Sergiu Ramos, who equalized for Spain to 2: 2 from a white spot. PHOTO: Reuters
A2 – Belgium: Iceland 2: 0 (Batshuai 2); order: Belgium 9, Switzerland 6, Iceland 0.
A4 – Croatia: Spain 3: 2 (Kramarić, Jedva 2, Čebalos, Ramoš); order: Spain 6, England and Croatia after 6.
B3 – Austria: BiH 0: 0; order: BiH 10, Austria 4, Ireland 0.
C2 – Greece: Finland 1: 0 (Granlund AUT.), Hungary: Estonia 2: 0 (Orban, Szalai); order: Finland 12, Greece 9, Hungary 7, Estonia 1.
D1 – Kazakhstan: Lithuania 1: 1 (Sujumbai; Rakels), Andorra: Georgia 1: 1 (Martinez; Chaketvadze); order: Georgia 13, Kazakhstan 6, Latvia and Andorra after 3
D2 – Luxembourg: Belarus 0: 2 (Dragoon 2), San Marino: Moldova 0: 1 (Damascus); order: Belarus 11, Luxembourg 9, Moldova 8, San Marino 0.