Croatia defeated Denmark 3-2 in the tiebreaker after a 1-1 scoreline in the 120 minute of entertaining Round of 16 encounters at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.
The Denish Dynamite took the lead in the very first minute of the game through Mathias Jorgensen and three minutes later Mario Mandzukic equalized for Croatia, setting a new tournament record for the fastest time in which both teams have scored.
After tiring 115 minutes of play Croatia has the opportunity to stamp the lead when Mathias Jorgensen conceded a penalty after a foul on Rebic and Modric stepped in to miss the crucial Penalty.
The game now coursed into the penalty shoot-out wherein Croatian goalkeeper Schmeichel saved Christian Eriksen, Lasse Schone and Nicolai Jorgensen take to confirm The Blazers place in the quarter-finals
Full-time: Croatia 1(3)-1(2) Denmark
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Goal by Ivan Rakitic (Croatia)
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Missed by Nicolai Jorgensen (Denmark)
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Missed by Josip Pivaric (Croatia)
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Missed by Lasse Schone (Denmark)
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Goal by Luka Modric (Croatia)
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Goal by Michael Krohn-Dehli (Denmark)
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Goal by Andrej Kramaric (Croatia)
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Goal by Simon Kjaer (Denmark)
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Missed by Milan Badelj (Croatia)
Penalty shoot-out Penalty Missed by Christian Eriksen (Denmark)
Full-time extra-time: Croatia 1-1 Denmark
120: One minute added.
116: Penalty Missed by Luka Modric
115: Yellow card Mathias Jorgensen
108: Substitution for Croatia, Mario Mandzukic OFF Milan Badelj IN
106: Second half extra-time kick off
Half-time extra-time: Croatia 1-1 Denmark
105: One minute added.
98: Substitution for Denmark, Thomas Delaney OFF Michael Krohn-Dehli IN
97: Substitution for Croatia, Ivan Perisic OFF Andrej Kramaric IN
91: First half extra-time kick off
Full-time: Croatia 1-1 Denmark
90: Three minutes added
81: Substitution for Croatia, Ivan Strinic OFF Josip Pivaric IN
71: Substitution for Croatia, Marcelo Brozovic OFF Mateo Kovacic IN
66: Substitution for Denmark, Andreas Cornelius OFF Nicolai Jorgensen IN
46: Substitution for Denmark, Andreas Christensen OFF Lasse Schone IN
46: Second half kicks off
Half-time: Croatia 1-1 Denmark
45: One minute added.
4: Goal!! Mario Mandzukic scored for Croatia
2: Goal!! Mathias Jorgensen scored for Denmark
1: First half kick off
Subs: Jonas Lossl, Lukas Lerager, Nicolai Jorgensen, Jannik Vestergaard, Viktor Fischer, Frederik Ronnow, Pione Sisto, Jens Stryger Larsen, Lasse Schone, Kasper Dolberg, Michael Krohn-Dehli, William Kvist.
Denmark line-up: Kasper Schmeichel; Henrik Dalsgaard, Simon Kjaer, Jonas Knudsen, Mathias Jorgensen; Andreas Christensen; Martin Braithwaite, Thomas Delaney, Christian Eriksen, Yussuf Poulsen; Andreas Cornelius.
Subs: Filip Bradaric, Marko Pjaca, Andrej Kramaric, Lovre Kalinic, Vedran Corluka, Dominik Livakovic, Tin Jedvaj, Mateo Kovacic, Josip Pivaric, Duje Caleta-Car, Milan Badelj.
Croatia line-up: Danijel Subasic; Sime Vrsaljko, Ivan Strinic, Dejan Lovren, Domagoj Vida; Marcelo Brozovic, Ivan Rakitic; Ivan Perisic, Luka Modric, Ante Rebic; Mario Mandzukic.
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