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Mario Pasalic fires Croatia back into contention in the Nations League

Denmark 0-1 Croatia: Mario Pasalic fires Zlatko Dalic’s facet back into contention in the Nations League as they finish Denmark’s unbeaten run

  • Croatia sealed a 1-0 win over Denmark to get back in Nations League contention
  • Mario Pasalic opened the scoring for Croatia in the 69th minute of the match
  • Croatia moved onto 4 factors in Group A1 whereas the Danes keep on six factors

An opportunist second-half aim from Mario Pasalic gave Croatia a 1-0 away win in Denmark in their Nations League Group A1 on Friday as playmaker Luka Modric got here off the bench to show the sport round for the guests.

The greatest probability of the first half fell to Denmark’s Andreas Cornelius who had a aim dominated out simply earlier than the break when fullback Joakim Maehle was deemed to have dedicated a foul in the build-up.

Following the halftime introduction of Modric, he took the nook that was labored into the field for Atalanta midfielder Pasalic to pounce on for the solely aim of the sport, slotting the ball via the legs of keeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Mario Pasalic fired Croatia to a 1-0 victory over previously unbeaten Denmark on Friday night

Mario Pasalic fired Croatia to a 1-0 victory over beforehand unbeaten Denmark on Friday evening

Croatia are now level on points with second-place Austria in Group 1, two behind Denmark

Croatia are actually stage on factors with second-place Austria in Group 1, two behind Denmark

Denmark dominated the first half however couldn’t take benefit with Croatia’s defence stout and goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic denying the greatest effort on aim from Denmark’s hero in Paris, Andreas Cornelius.

Luka Modric’s introduction at half time fully modified the circulate of the sport and it was no shock after they took the lead after Marcelo Brozovic’s cross deflected into the path of Pasalic who nudged house from shut vary.

Denmark had the ball in the internet in the closing phases however Jonas Wind’s effort was accurately dominated out after a verify with VAR.

Croatia are actually stage on factors with second-place Austria in Group 1, two behind Denmark, who stay in prime spot.

The Danes will host second-placed Austria on Monday, whereas Croatia, who’re third, journey to Paris to tackle backside facet France.

Denmark dominated the first half but could not take advantage with Croatia's defence stout

Denmark dominated the first half however couldn’t take benefit with Croatia’s defence stout

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