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FIFA World Cup 2022 Croatia vs Morocco 3rd place play-off highlights: Croatia beat Morocco 2-1 to clinch 3rd place

FIFA World Cup 2022 Croatia vs Morocco 3rd place play-off highlights: Croatia beat Morocco 2-1 to clinch 3rd place
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Catch the highlights from the 3rd place play-off of the FIFA World Cup 2022 between Croatia and Morocco being played at the Khalifa International Stadium, Qatar.

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That is that from this match between Croatia and Morocco. 63 of 64 matches of FIFA World Cup 2022 are behind us. The most important match of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar now remains. In less than 24 hours from now we will have two-time champions Argentina squaring off against twice world champions France at the Lusial Stadium for the ultimate prize. Join us for the coverage of that match. Thanks for being with us tonight, goodbye! 

Dec 17, 2022 10:50 PM

The Croatian players get their medals and they all come together to celebrate this win. 

Dec 17, 2022 10:47 PM

Next we have the Croatian players getting their medals. The team is led by their talismanic captain Luka Modric who is signing off from the World Cup stage with a win. 

Dec 17, 2022 10:44 PM

First up it is the team of the match officials who are recognized for their contribution in the match.

Dec 17, 2022 10:43 PM

Right then, time for post match presentations. 

Dec 17, 2022 10:42 PM

In case you missed the action from this entertaining 3rd place match, here is the match report for you. 

Dec 17, 2022 10:41 PM
FIFA World Cup 2022: Croatia tame Morocco 2-1 to clinch the third spot
FIFA World Cup 2022, Third Place Playoff: Josko Gvardiol became Croatia’s youngest goal-scorer at the World Cup in the 7th minute, only to see his opener cancelled out 112 seconds later by Achraf Dari. The Vatreni did go into the break with a narrow lead after Mislav Orsic’s audacious curling effort sneaked in after hitting the post, ensuring third place for Croatia.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Croatia vs Morocco 3rd place play-off highlights: Croatia beat Morocco 2-1 to clinch 3rd place
Dec 17, 2022 10:40 PM
Dec 17, 2022 10:34 PM

FULL-TIME! Croatia 2 - 1 Morocco

That is that! The referee blows the full-time whistle at the Khalifa Stadium. It ends Croatia 2, Morocco 1. Four years after they finished as runner-up, Croatia claim third place in FIFA World Cup 2022. But be very proud Morocco of what you have achieved in Qatar. 

Dec 17, 2022 10:28 PM

90+6'Min: Croatia 2 - 1 Morocco

CHANCE! A last chance for Morocco as the ball is whipped in the box where  En-Nesyri jumps but ends up hitting the ball over the net. 

Dec 17, 2022 10:26 PM

90+5'Min: Croatia 2 - 1 Morocco  

Croatia make one final change as Mislav Orsic is replaced by Jakic! 

Dec 17, 2022 10:25 PM

90+4': Croatia 2 - 1 Morocco 

Just a few minutes remain for Croatia to defend. Morocco players getting desperate for the equalizer. 

Dec 17, 2022 10:23 PM

90+2'Min: Croatia 2 - 1 Morocco

Croatia players are pinned back as Morocco pile waves of attack in a desperate search of an equalizer. 

Dec 17, 2022 10:21 PM

90'Min: Croatia 2 - 1 Morocco 

6 minutes of added time. 6 minutes for Morocco to crawl their way back in this match. 6 minutes for Croatia to defend their lead. 

Dec 17, 2022 10:20 PM


Croatia starting XI: Dominik Livakovic, Josip Stanisic, Josip Sutalo, Josko Gvardiol, Ivan Perisic, Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic, Andrej Kramaric, Lovro Majer, Mislav Orsic, Marko Livaja

Bench: Grbic, Ivusic, Barisic, Erlic, Lovren, Brozovic, Vlasic, Pasalic, Petkovic, Budimir, Sosa, Vida, Juranovic, Sucic, Jakic.

Morocco starting XI: Yassine Bounou, Achraf Hakimi, Achraf Dari, Jawad El Yamiq,Yahia Attiyat Allah, Bilal El Khannous, Sofyan Amrabat, Abdelhamid Sabiri, Hakim Ziyech, Youssef En-Nesyri, Sofiane Boufal

Bench: Aguerd, Saiss, Ounahi, Hamdallah, Zaroury, Chair, El Kajoui, Aboukhlal, Amallah, Ezzalzouli, Cheddira, Tagnaouti, Benoun, Jabrane.

Dec 17, 2022 7:33 PM

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