No goals allowed and no problems permitted for Croatia as it controlled Nigeria’s offense 2-0 in a sterling defensive showcase in FIFA World Cup men’s soccer on June 16.
Croatia opened with a 1-0 advantage over Nigeria through the first half.
Conditioning showed as Croatia outscored Nigeria 1-0 in the final half.
Croatia had no mercy for Nigeria, as Luka Modrić notched 1 goal in a 2-0 victory on June 16 at Kaliningrad Stadium. It was a showing that proved the tipping point in this clash.