World Cup: Croatia edge past Denmark despite Schmeichel’s heroics


World Cup: Croatia edge past Denmark despite Schmeichel’s heroics

Croatia needed penalties to make it through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup after fighting off a brave Denmark side in a tense encounter at Nizhny Novgorod. Ivan Rakitic’s well-placed penalty sparked wild celebrations in the Croatia camp after the game finished 1-1 after extra-time. Rakitic scored the decisive penalty to ensure Croatia march