June 22, 2018

RUSSIA 2018: Argentina’s knockout-stage hopes in jeopardy after stunning loss to Croatia

  Croatia advanced to the round of 16 for the first time since 1998 with a stunning 3-0 victory over Argentina on Thursday. The result in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, gives Croatia six points while putting Argentina’s hopes of reaching the knockout stage in serious jeopardy. Argentina has just one point from their first two matches and needs to win their final game — and receive some outside help — to get out of the group stage. Goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic did the South Americans in after a wonderful performance from the Croatian side on the night. Willy Caballero was called into action after just five [Read]