Croatia reach round of 16 thanks to Luka Modric's amazing goal

Croatia 3-1 Scotland: Luka Modric scores stunning goal at Hampden park to send Vetrani into EURO 2020 round of 16

Luka Modric scores screamer during Croatia 3-1 win vs Scotland - Euro 2020

Croatia defeated Scotland in Glasgow thanks to goals from Nikola Vlašić, Luka Modrić and Ivan Perišić, securing the runners-up spot in Group D and a place in the last 16, while co-hosts Scotland were eliminated.


Both teams required a win to advance to the knockout round, and when John McGinn's searching cross landed just out of Ché Adams' reach minutes in, it signalled the start of an enthralling do-or-die battle.

Croatia took the lead in the 17th minute. Vlašić squeezed a shot into David Marshall's bottom corner after Bruno Petković cushioned Josip Juranović's floating cross.

As Croatia got into their stride, Modric sought to dominate and take advantage.

But Scotland's constant pressure paid off just before halftime when a scuffed Croatian clearing fell to Callum McGregor, who blasted home to restore parity.

Knowing that a draw would send both teams home, the second half was relentless. 

Croatia took the lead again on 62 minutes, this time through Modric's magnificent outside-of-the-boot curler, which beat Marshall. 

Late in the game, the Vatreni added a gleam to the scoreline as Perišić flicked home from a corner to seal the victory and book their place in the knockout round.

Man of the Match: Nikola Vlašić (Croatia)




What the players and managers said


Luka Modrić, Croatia captain: "We are happy because we played well and qualified for the next round. We were not happy with performances in our first two matches and we knew we could be better. When we play like this, we are a danger to everyone."

Steve Clarke, Scotland manager: "I am sad for the players. We waited a long time to get to a tournament and it was a good group of players that got us here. Over the course of the group stage there was a lot of good stuff, but ultimately not the points we needed."

Zlatko Dalić, Croatia coach: "I want to thank everyone who has supported us. You are our strength and we will make you proud. The last ten days have been a big test for us. We’ve shown what we can do, and everything will be easier from now on."

Callum McGregor, Scotland midfielder: "It was a proud moment for myself to score for my country. It's what every boy dreams of. We had a four or five-minute spell after half-time when we might have got another one but, like I said, we were up against real quality and in the end it was too much for us."

Nikola Vlašić, Croatia midfielder: "It was an excellent game. We knew we could play like that. After their equaliser, we kept calm and knew that we were the better team and could create more chances. In the end, we won convincingly. I think this is the Croatia we all want to see."

Croatia 3-1 Scotland: Watch the full match highlights




COMMENTS

Name

Aaron Ramsey,3,Ac Milan,36,Adam Llana,1,Adnan Januzaj,3,AFCON,5,AFCON.Super Eagles,1,Aguero,6,Ajax,1,Alex Iwobi,1,Alexis Sanchez,3,Alvaro Morata,2,Ander Herrera,1,andre ayew,1,Andre schurrle,2,Andrea Pirlo,3,Andrey Arshavin,1,Angel Di Maria,2,anthony martial,2,antonio conte,8,arda turan,4,Argentina,21,Arjen Robben,2,Arsenal,370,Arsene Wenger,20,Arteta,1,arturo vidal,2,AS Roma,12,Asamoah Gyan,2,Aston Villa,12,Atletico,2,Atletico Madird,1,Atletico Madrid,34,Aubameyang,4,Bacary Sagna,1,Bale,2,Ballon d'or,5,Balotelli,3,Barcelona,163,Bastian Schweinsteiger,2,Bayer Leverkusen,1,Bayern munich,49,begovic,1,belgium,14,Benfica,2,Benitez,2,benteke,1,Benzema,9,Bertrand Traore,1,betting,270,betting tips,4,Birmingham,1,blog post,27,blog spot,1,blogpost,5,blow,1,Borrusia Dortmund,2,Borussia Dortmund,16,Bournemouth,2,Brazil,27,Brazil 2014,6,brazil match highlights,1,Brazuca,1,Breaking news,18,Brendan Rodgers,1,Brighton,3,bruno fernandes,2,Bundesliga,13,Burkina faso,1,Burnley,2,cameroon,8,Capital one cup,15,Carabao cup,4,cardiff,4,Cardiff city,2,Carlos Marchena,1,Carlos Tevez,2,Carlton Cole,1,cavani,1,Cazorla,1,CECH,3,Celta vigo,2,Cesar Azpilicueta,2,Cesc Fabregas,1,Champions League,42,championship,2,CHAN,1,Charly Musonda,1,chelsea,437,Cheslea,5,Chile,1,Christian Benteke,2,colombia,3,conte,1,Copa America,6,Copa Lagos 2013,1,Costa Rica,1,Coutinho,2,Cristiano Ronaldo,120,croatia,4,Crystal Palace,3,Crystal Palce,1,Dani Alves,2,Daniel Sturridge,1,Danny Welbeck,1,David Alaba,1,David Beckham,3,David de gea,3,David Luiz,6,David Moyes,1,David Silva,3,Demba Ba,2,Denmark,5,Di Maria,5,dider drogba,1,Didier Drogba,3,Diego Costa,10,Donnaruma,1,Dortmund,3,Douglas Costa,2,drake,1,Dzeko,1,Eboue,1,eden hazard,16,edgar davids,1,Edin Dzeko,1,Egypt,1,El Classico,8,El Shaarawy,1,elche,1,Elderson Echiejile,1,Emmanuel Emenike,1,emre can,1,england,56,English premier league,87,Enyimba FC,2,EPL,193,Eric de Oliveira,1,Erik Lamela,1,Erling Haaland,1,Ethiopia,1,Eto'o,2,Euro,2,Euro 2020,72,Europa League,19,Europe,8,Everton,21,FA,1,FA Cup,22,FA Cup final,2,Fabio,1,Fabio Borini,1,Fabregas,1,Falcao,9,fans,1,Feature,1,feature dpost,1,featured,1233,Featured news,2,Featured post,702,featured postSource: Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe,1,fernado llorente,1,fernandinho,1,Fernando Torres,3,Fetaured,1,FIFA,3,fifa 16,4,FIFA Ballon d'or,1,fifth round draw,1,Fiorentina,3,Football,24,Football news,8,football wags,1,footballer's girlfriend,1,france,16,Franck Ribery,3,Frank Lampard,3,French Ligue 1,15,Fulham,4,Fulham Liverpool,1,gabriel Jesus,1,Gareth Bale,9,Gary Neville,1,German Bundesliga,14,German cup,2,Germany,22,Gervinho,1,getafe,1,Ghana,4,gibbs,1,gif,123,Giorgio Chiellini,1,Giroud,2,goal,66,Goals,2,Golazo,73,gold cup,1,Golden eaglets,2,Gonzalo Higuain,1,Gossip,91,graphic,4,Grealish,1,guedes,1,Guiseppe Rossi,1,Haaland,1,Halloween,1,Hamburger,1,Harry Kane,17,hazard,3,Hernanes,1,Hertha Berlin,1,history,1,Holland,8,huddersfield,1,Hulk,1,Hull city,3,Ibrahimovic,1,iceland,2,iheanacho,1,IK Uche,2,Iker Casillas,2,Individual Highlights,20,Iniesta,4,inler,1,Inter,1,Inter Milan,26,International friendly,6,Interview,17,Isco,1,Italian Serie A,21,Italy,20,ivica Olic,1,Ivory coast,2,Iwobi,1,Jack Wilshere,1,Jadon Sancho,1,James Rodriguez,1,Japan,1,Javi Martinez,1,Javier Hernandez,1,Jesus navas,1,Joe Hart,1,Joel Campbell,1,John Obi Mikel,2,John Terry,2,Johnny Evans,1,Jordan,1,jordon ibe,1,Jorginho,1,jose callejon,1,Jose Mourinho,68,Juan Mata,20,Juventus,59,Kagawa,2,Kaka,2,Kante,2,Karim Benzema,9,Kelechi Iheanacho,11,Kenneth Omeruo,3,Kenya,1,Kevin De Bruyne,15,Klopp,3,koke,1,kolarov,1,Kyle walker,1,LA Galaxy,1,La liga,91,Lamela,1,Lates news,2,latest,2,latest news,7,latest news,1614,latest news news,1,latest news world cup,1,latest news. video,2,latest post,1,Laurent Koscielny,1,Lavezzi,1,Lazio,2,Leandro Bacuna,1,leicester,8,Leicester city,19,Lewandoski,2,Ligue 1,9,lille,4,Lionel Messi,47,Lionel Messi. Argentina,1,Live stream,73,liverpool,201,Loic Remy,2,louis van gaal,4,Lucas Moura,1,Luis suarez,19,Luka Modric,2,Lukaku,3,Lyon,4,Man city,78,Man United,27,Man utd,4,Mancheste City,1,manchester city,146,manchester united,295,Manchetser city,1,manchetser united,2,Mandela,1,Maradona,6,Marco Reus,3,Mario Balotelli,12,Mario Gotze,1,Marseille,3,match,1,Match fixing,1,Match highlights,383,match highlights manchester city,1,match highliths,1,match higlights,1,Match Preview,20,match report,40,matci,1,Maurizio Sarri,4,Mbappe,14,Memphis Depay,4,Mertesacker,1,mess,1,Messi,52,mesut ozil,10,Mexico,13,Michael Carrick,1,Michel Platini,1,mikel,1,Mikel Arteta,2,Mikel Obi,1,miranda,1,MLS,7,Monaco,5,Mourinho,5,mum,1,Nadal,1,Nani,3,Napoli,10,nathan,1,neews,1,new,3,New Zealand,1,newcastel,1,Newcastle,23,Newcastle united,5,news,2405,news latest news,1,news manchester united,1,news Obi Mikel,1,news. opinion,1,news. video,1,newst chelsea,1,Neymar,30,Nigeria,287,Nigeria premier League,2,Norwich,8,Novak Djokovic,1,NPFL,6,Obi Mikel,1,ochoa,1,odion ighalo,3,olic,1,Oliver Giroud,3,Olivier Giroud,3,Olly Murs,1,Olympique Marseille,2,Opinion,437,Opinion champions league,1,oscar,3,Ozil,6,Pandurii,1,Paul Pogba,12,Pedro,9,Pemier League,1,Pep Guardiola,16,Per Mertesacker,1,peru,1,Petr Cech,8,Phillipe Coutinho,1,Picture,172,picture. Arsenal,1,Pictures,18,pictures news,1,pictures real madrid,1,Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,6,Piers Morgan,1,pinto,1,pique,3,Pirlo,1,Player and Manager of the month,1,playoffs,1,Pochettino,1,Pogba,1,POLAND,1,porto,2,portugal,14,post-match interview,2,predictions,40,Premier League,616,Preview,3,PSG,72,Pulisic,1,Qatar,1,Rafael Nada,1,raheem sterling,4,Ramires,2,Real Betis,1,Real Madrid,147,real marid,1,Real Sociedad,3,reece oxford,1,Rio Ferdinand,3,Robert Lewandoski,4,Robert Lewandowski,3,Robert Snodgrass,1,Robin Van persie,7,Robinho,1,Roma,4,Romelu Lukaku,10,Ronaldinho,2,Ronaldo,1,Rooney,3,rumour,9,Ryan giggs,2,Sadio Mane,3,salah,10,Sam Sodje,1,Sami Khedira,1,sampdoria,1,Samsung,1,Samuel Eto'o,2,Sancho,1,Santi Cazorla,1,sarri,1,scary,1,Schalke,9,Scotland,2,senegal,4,Sepp Blatter,1,sergio aguero,7,Sergio Ramos,7,Serie A,38,Sevilla,5,Sky sports,1,Song,1,Southampton,13,Spain,43,Spanis La liga,3,Spanish La Liga,16,Starting XI,2,Steven Gerrard,6,Stoke,3,Stoke city,5,Suarez,2,suicide bomber,1,sunday oliseh,2,Sunderland,6,super eagles,16,Super League,5,Swansea,6,SWEDEN,1,Taiye Taiwo,1,Team news,46,team news. Liverpool,1,team of the week,2,terrorist,1,the fa cup,3,thibaut courtois,2,Thiery Henry,8,Thomas Tuchel,10,Timo Werner,1,toni kroos,1,tor,1,Tottenahm,1,Tottenham,54,Tottenham hotspur,56,Transfe,1,Transfer,384,Transfer news,137,transfer news latest news,1,Transfer rumour,2,Transfers,1,transfers news,1,trasnfer,1,Tunisia,1,U-17 World cup,5,uchebo,1,UCL,42,UEFA,11,UEFA Champions League,38,UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE,2,Unai Emery,1,Uruguay,3,USA,3,Valencia,3,van gaal,2,Van persie,2,Victor Moses,7,Vidal,1,Video,876,Video falcao,1,video match highlights,1,video world cup,1,video. barcelona. neymar,1,video. goal,1,videos,8,Vieo,1,Villareal,5,Villarreal,4,Vincent Enyeama,3,viswo,1,WAG,1,WAGS,3,Watford,8,Wayen Rooney,1,Wayne Rooney,9,Welbeck,1,Werder Bremen,2,West brom,5,West Ham,14,Willian,5,Wolfsburg,4,Wolves,6,women,1,World cup,365,World cup qualifier,12,Xabi Alonso,1,Yaya Toure,7,Yoan Gouffran,1,Yohan Cabaye,2,Zambia,1,Zidane,4,Zlatan Ibrahimovic,9,
ltr
item
Footballnus | Get the latest football news, highlights, videos, and transfer gossip: Croatia reach round of 16 thanks to Luka Modric's amazing goal
Croatia reach round of 16 thanks to Luka Modric's amazing goal
Croatia 3-1 Scotland: Luka Modric scores stunning goal at Hampden park to send Vetrani into EURO 2020 round of 16
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-VsqGmguFsnA/YNMO8kVsVJI/AAAAAAAADqQ/2QbIh2ltj2MbsLljp9EQy3uYHFsEvjj7QCLcBGAsYHQ/w640-h426/luka-modric-euro2020.jpeg
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-VsqGmguFsnA/YNMO8kVsVJI/AAAAAAAADqQ/2QbIh2ltj2MbsLljp9EQy3uYHFsEvjj7QCLcBGAsYHQ/s72-w640-c-h426/luka-modric-euro2020.jpeg
Footballnus | Get the latest football news, highlights, videos, and transfer gossip
https://www.footballnus.com/2021/06/croatia-reach-last-16-luka-modric-goal.html
https://www.footballnus.com/
https://www.footballnus.com/
https://www.footballnus.com/2021/06/croatia-reach-last-16-luka-modric-goal.html
true
138668994082972833
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content