The Belgians are in trouble against the Croats

16:35

35′ Carrasco’s cross is parried by the Serbian defense before Meunier tries a second pass, this time too long.

16:33

32′ Sosadan passed to Livaja, who headed the ball but couldn’t clear it. It goes over the cage.

16:32

31′ Modric is trying to get a little acceleration on the wing. The Belgian defenders are in good position and keep the ball in touch.

16:28

📊 This starting number of the match: 8

In the number of shots, Belgium dominated the match (1 against 4), while Croatia was in a position to get injured more often. Croatian footballers have touched 8 balls in the territory of Belgium since the start of the match. 6 vs. 6 for the Red Devils.

16:26

25′ Witsel’s shot was blocked. The Belgians have already attempted four shots, but none of them hit the target.

Photo: Stephane Mahe / Reuters

16:23

❗ Morocco opened the score in the other game! If the scores had stayed there, Croatia and Morocco would have joined in the round of 16. Belgium would go home.

16:22

📸 Missed move by Carrasco!

Photo: Albert Gea / Reuters

16:19

18′ Very good pass from Juranovic! The Croats seem excited about this abandoned peno.

16:18

17′ ❌​ Penalty canceled!

There was an offside at the start of the move. The Belgians were hot!

Photo: Stephane Mahe / Reuters

16:15

15′ PENALTY FOR CROATIA!

In the Croatian free kick, Kramaric falls in the penalty area after a Belgian defender touches his leg. Not sure if the penalty is really there…

16:14

13′ Mertens failure! De Bruyne starts a counter from his camp, going all over the turf before serving to Mertens, who misses his shot completely. It was a shame because there were few Croatian defenders.

Photo: Ozan Kose / AFP

16:12

11′ What a Belgian move! Mertens makes a good call and serves alone on the right wing. It is centralized, but its partners are far away. Carrasco still returns the ball and hits the Belgian keeper. Belgium take the first corner, but miss the chance.

16:10

9′ Carrasco’s shot was taken! “Red devils” want it. It is up to them to put pressure on Croatia’s defence.

16:09

8′ The game, which was very intense in the first minutes, calmed down. Two teams temporarily stand in the middle of the field and observe each other.

Photo: Albert Gea / Reuters

16:05

4′ The first intervention of Belgium in the Croatian camp. Intercepts Meunier’s pass. But there are “red devils”.

16:03

2′ The Belgians are doing well from Croatia’s early attacks. They attack quietly.

16:01

0′ The first opportunity for Croatia with Perisic’s great shot after ten seconds of play! Out of frame! It starts at the wheel covers.

Photo: Albert Gea / Reuters

16:00

⏱️ Let’s go to this final between Belgium and Croatia an hour ago!

Photo: Albert Gea / Reuters

15:49

Morocco is dreaming of the round of 16

The other game in this group F is Morocco vs Canada and will be followed from here as well. Morocco can qualify for the 1/8 finals after 36 years since their last appearance at this stage of the competition. But so can Belgium and Croatia.

15:44

Belgium’s starting eleven

Thibaut Courtois, Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Leander Dendoncker, Timothy Castan, Axel Witsel, Kevin De Bruyne, Thomas Meine, Yannick Carrasco, Leandro Trossard, Dries Mertens.

Thibaut Courtois warms up. Photo: JACK GUEZ / AFP.

15:41

Croatia’s starting XI

Dominik Livakovic, Borna Sosa, Josko Guardiol, Dejan Lovren, Josip Juranovic, Mateo Kovacic, Marcelo Brozovic, Luka Modric, Ivan Perisic, Marko Livaja, Andrej Kramaric.

Luka Modric is warming up. Photo: Piroschka Van De Wouw / Reuters.

15:01

Final for the Red Devils

Nothing is decided in Group F, dominated by Croatia (4 points), followed by Morocco (4 points). 3rd placed Belgium (3 points) is almost out of the standings at the moment. A win will take him to the 1/8 finals, and a draw will eliminate him from the world championship in Qatar. In short, the tension for the “red devils” will reach its peak.

14:54

⚽ Hello everyone and welcome to the live stream to watch the last group match of the World Cup between these two teams Belgium vs. Croatia. The game will start at 16:00.

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