World Cup 2018: Thursday June 21 Match Results

France and Croatia are through to the next round they are the 3rd and 4th team to qualify for the next round so far. Peru has been eliminated from the tournament.

Australia 1-1 Denmark

The score was level after 90 minutes, Denmark scored early in the game when Christian Eriksen scored a beautiful goal and they took the lead in 7 minutes. Australia was consistently attacking the goal and at last, they took the penalty via VAR and Mile Jadinak scored in the 38th minute. After that, both teams play football on the same level and both did not score in the second half.

Australian Players celebrating after they level the score with a penalty
Australian Players celebrating after they level the score with a penalty

Australia vs Denmark Match Stats

Australia Team Stats Denmark
12 Shots 9
4 Shots on Target 4
54% Possession 46%
5 Fouls 7
0 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
0 Off Side 1
5 Corners 3

 

France 1-0 Peru

Peru was eliminated from the world cup 2018 today as they lost their second match against France by one goal, it was just like what happened yesterday. Paolo Guerrero had a chance early in the game but could not capitalize on that opportunity. In the second half, after the ball was deflected with Peru defender, Ambappe puts the ball into the goal and France takes the lead. After that Peru played well and was competitive but were not able to score. It was very heartwrenching to see the Peru fans cry and in despair after their team got eliminated.

Heartbreaking moments after Peru gets defeated and eliminated from the world cup
Heartbreaking moments after Peru gets defeated and eliminated from the world cup

France vs Peru match stats

France Team Stats Peru
12 Shots 10
4 Shots on Target 2
43% Possession 57%
11 Fouls 15
2 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
0 Off Side 1
5 Corners 3

 

Argentina 0-3 Croatia

Messi was once again a disappointment for Argentina, but the biggest disappointment was their Goalkeeper who gave Ante Rabic a chance and he scored brilliantly in the 53rd minute of the match and first time in the match Croatia was leading after that Argentina panicked and in the end, the score was Argentina 0-3. Luca Modric scored a fantastic goal and we could not get over it. The last goal by Croatia was from Ivan Rakitic in the stoppage time. Messi was totally shut down by Croatia in the match.

Luca Modric Celebrates after scoring that fantastic goal against Argentina
Luca Modric Celebrates after scoring that fantastic goal against Argentina

Croatia has now qualified for the next round and Argentina has to do some miracle to arrive at the round of 16. The match tomorrow Iceland vs Nigeria will also be decisive because if Iceland gets the 3 points tomorrow then it will be harder for Argentina to qualify.

Argentina vs Croatia match stats

Argentina Team Stats Croatia
10 Shots 14
3 Shots on Target 5
58% Possession 42%
16 Fouls 22
3 Yellow Cards 4
0 Red Cards 0
3 Off Side 3
5 Corners 2
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