The Euro 2020 knockout phase has been so entertaining amidst how passionate nations battle for glory. This has created enough iconic football games between the nations that qualified for the knockout phase.
Spain and Croatia battled head to head in a classy display after their young teen, Pedri scored a disappointing frustrating own goal which diminished Spain confidence and gave Croatia the lead.
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An equaliser from Sarabia at the 38th minute restored the confidence of the Spanish side and they boosted their game in optimism.
They battled so hard striving for more goals which came as a superb header from the Chelsea Captain, Azpilicueta who extended the lead to a comfortable 2-1 lead.
Another strike from Felan Torres extended the game to a 3-1 dominance lead. Spaniards found such medium as the perfect time to rejoice over a possible soar to the quarter-final niche but Orisic defiled such dreams by gifting Croatia their second goal making it a classy 3-2 game.
The Croatian stars boosted their confidence and pressed the Spaniard thriving for an equaliser which came at the last minutes by Pasalics at the 90+2 minute.
They sailed through the Extra time where the Spaniards buried their dream via the stunning strike from Alvaro Morata and Oyarzabal at the 100th and 103rd minutes.
Spain has secured their place in the quarter-final of the Euro 2020.
The Real Madrid maestro, Luka Modric, however, participated in his last international European competition today following his international retirement he announced recently.
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