Sports Tak Staff
December 11, 2022
Croatia knocked Brazil out of the World Cup, beating the five-time champions 4-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the semifinals for the second straight time.
Croatia goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic saved a penalty attempt by Rodrygo and Marquinhos later hit the post.
Let's take a look at Croatia's road to the 2022 FIFA World Cup semi-finals.
Croatia's first match in the group stage was against Morocco. It ended in a goalless draw.
Croatia made a strong comeback against Canada to win the match 4-1 in their second game of the tournament.
After defeating Canada in a must-win game, Croatia faced a strong Belgium side, and the game ended in a goalless draw.
Croatia faced Japan in the Round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup. With scores tied at 1-1 in regulation and extra time, Croatia prevailed 3-1 on penalties.
Croatia defeated Brazil 4-2 on penalties in the quarter-final and will now face Argentina in the semis.