Euro 2020: Modric Nets Wonder Goal As Croatia Outclass Scotland To Qualify For Rd Of 16


Luka Modric scores a wonder goal and had an assist as Croatia outclassed Scotland with a comfortable 3-1 win at Hampden Park and qualify for the round of 16 of the Euros.

The win means Croatia finished second behind England in Group D while Czech, who also qualified, ended in third.

Scotland have now been eliminated at the group stages in all 11 of their appearances at major tournaments (Euros and World Cup).

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With both sides knowing a win would grant passage to the last 16, Nikola Vlacic gave Croatia an early lead on 17 minutes to silence the national stadium in Glasgow.

However, a thundering drive in the 42nd minute from Scotland’s Callum McGregor made it 1-1.

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But Luka Modric’s sumptuous first-time shot with the outside of his right boot put Croatia 2-1 ahead before Ivan Perisic glanced in a third on 77 minutes from Modric’s corner record Croatia’s first-ever win over the Scots.

The group’s other game saw England pip Czech Republic 1-0 thanks to a Raheem Sterling header.
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