⚽🇭🇷 Croatia 5 – 0 Latvia 🇱🇻 – Played on 09/08/2023 🎥 Watch the Match Highlights Here! ⚽✨🥅
Croatia Dominates Latvia in UEFA Euro Qualifiers
Croatia delivered a commanding performance, defeating Latvia 5-0 in the fifth round of Group Four of the UEFA Euro Cup qualifiers set to be held in Germany next summer.
Croatia’s Goal-Scoring Spree
The Croatian national team showcased their prowess on the field as they dominated Latvia throughout the match, securing a resounding 5-0 victory. The goals started flowing early in the game, setting the tone for Croatia’s dominance.
First Half Goals
- In the 3rd minute, Bruno Petković opened the scoring for Croatia.
- Luka Ivanušec extended the lead with a goal in the 13th minute.
- Just before halftime, Bruno Petković scored his second goal of the match and Croatia’s third.
Second Half Dominance
Croatia continued to assert their superiority in the second half, with Andrej Kramarić and Mario Pašalić adding to the scoreline in the 68th and 78th minutes, respectively.
With this victory, the Croatian national team elevated their points tally to 7, securing the second position in the group standings. On the other hand, Latvia remains at the bottom of the group without any points.
Turkey and Armenia Share the Spoils
In another match, Turkey struggled to a 1-1 draw against Armenia, in a closely contested battle on home turf.
- Artač Dašjan opened the scoring for Armenia in the 49th minute.
- However, Turkey managed to salvage a point as Burak Yılmaz scored the equalizer in the 88th minute.
Armenia now has 7 points, securing the third position in the group standings. Turkey leads the group with 10 points.
Croatia’s dominant victory sets the stage for their UEFA Euro Cup aspirations, while Turkey and Armenia remain locked in a competitive battle for qualification.