After defeating its Danish visitor 2-1 today, Thursday, in the fifth round of Group A at the top level, Croatia! national team began the fight to advance to the final rounds of the European Nations League.
Croatia! – Denmark
– Played on 09/ 22/ 2022
At the top of the group, Croatia increased its total to 10 points, one point more than its
In the 49th minute, Borna Sosa gave the Croatian team the lead, and in the 77th, Christian
Eriksen gave the Danish team the draw.
But in the 79th minute, Lovro Mayer scored the decisive goal for the Croatian team.
But Lovro Majer of Croatia scored the game-winning goal barely two minutes later.
Before playing bottom-of-the-table Austria on Sunday in Vienna, Croatia are a point ahead
of the Danes.
The Netherlands, meanwhile, are in good position to advance from Group A4 to the finals
following a 2-0 victory over Robert Lewandowski’s Poland in Warsaw.
The Dutch took the lead early on as Cody Gakpo turned in a Denzel Dumfries cross at the
end of an excellent play, and Steven Bergwijn made it 2-0 an hour later after a one-two with
Dutch coach Louis van Gaal was pleased
It was a significant challenge for us. Dutch coach Louis van Gaal was pleased with the way his team played.
To be certain of taking the top spot, they only need one point from their final match against the Belgians on Sunday in Amsterdam.
The Dutch appear to be in good shape heading into their World Cup opening against Senegal on November 21 in Qatar, followed by matches against the hosts and Ecuador in Group A.
Poland defeated Sweden in a play-off to earn a spot in the World Cup, but they were toothless on Thursday.
Denzel Dumfries squared for Gakpo to tap into an open net in the 14th minute, capping off a fantastic team effort.