Mandzukic scores on Al Duhail Champions League debut

Former Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic struck on his Asian Champions League debut as Qatar giants Al Duhail beat Iran’s Persepolis 2-0 in their opening Group C match of the continent’s premier competition on Tuesday. Ex-Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid and Juventus…

Euro 2020 draw: England to face Croatia, Wales in group with Italy (NewTelegraph)

England have been drawn against Croatia and Czech Republic in Group D at UEFA EURO 2020, with Wales alongside Italy, Switzerland and Turkey in Group A. Germany will face world champions France and reigning European champions Portugal in Group F.…

Lovren banned over social media outburst against Spain (Punch)

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren has been banned for one international match over comments he made on social media about opponents Spain following his side’s 3-2 Nations League win in November. Lovren posted a video on Instagram where he appeared to…

Modric rewarded for ‘wonderful year’, says Solari (Punch)

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was a deserved winner of the Ballon d’Or award after a “wonderful year” for both club and country, Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari said on Wednesday. The 33-year-old Modric won a third straight Champions League title…

Marin Cilic leads Croatia to Davis Cup title (EuroSport)

The hosts entered Sunday looking to become the first country since 1939 to overturn a 2-0 deficit in the final, having lost both matches on the opening day, but Cilic gave them no chance. France had given themselves a lifeline…

Football has been unfair to us, Spain coach says (Guardian)

Spain coach Luis Enrique says football has been unfair to his side after Thursday’s defeat in Croatia left them in danger of failing to reach the UEFA Nations League finals. The 2010 World Cup winners had to chase the game…

Superb Spain put six past Croatia (BBC)

Spain’s impressive start to the Nations League continued as they thrashed World Cup runners-up Croatia. Luis Enrique’s side – who beat England at Wembley in their opener in the competition on Saturday – never looked back after Saul Niguez’s headed…

Pussy riot members lose appeal over World Cup pitch invasion (Ndtv.Sports)

A Russian court on Monday threw out appeals by Pussy Riot punk group members after they were sentenced to brief jail terms for invading the pitch at the World Cup final. The Moscow City Court upheld their 15-day sentences in…

Amstel Malta recalls best moments of World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018 is over with its many highs and lows and the unforgettable final match of the competition between France and Croatia, which ended 4 – 2 in favour of the French team. And here are the moments that…

France beats Croatia 4-1 to lift world cup

The final match came to a dramatic finish with France beating Croatia 4-2 to lift the world cup. France opened the tally with an own goal from Croatia’s Mandzukic. Then goals came from Griezman, Pogba and Mbappe. Croatia goal scorers…

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