EURO 2016: Croatia Humble Star Studded SpainLatest News, Sports Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
Spain will play Italy in the last 16 of Euro 2016 after a late Croatia winner condemned them to second in Group D.
Spain took the lead when Cesc Fabregas dinked the ball over keeper Danijel Subasic and Alvaro Morata tapped in.
An Ivan Rakitic lob hit the woodwork for Croatia, who equalised when Nikola Kalinic turned in Ivan Perisic’s cross.
Subasic saved a Sergio Ramos penalty and Perisic’s late winner gave Croatia, who finished top of the group, a tie against a third-placed qualifier.
Perisic lashed in an 87th-minute shot in a thrilling match to inflict Spain’s first defeat in 15 games at the European Championship since losing to Portugal in Euro 2004.
Croatia will now play on Saturday in Lens, while Spain’s mouth-watering tie against Italy will take place on Monday in Paris.
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