Luka Modric, the captain and goalscorer of Croatia (picture sports.ru)

 

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DENMARK  – AUSTRALIA  1 – 1

 

GOALSCORERS :

Christian ERIKSEN  (Denmark)  1

Mile JEDINAK  (Australia)  1   TOTAL WC 2018 : 2

 

ASSISTS :

Nicolaï JORGENSEN  (Denmark)  1

 

SPECTATORS :

40 727

 

REFEREE :

Antonio MATEU LAHOZ  (Spain)

 

MOST CAPS ON THE FIELD :

Denmark : Christian ERIKSEN and Simon KJAER  80 caps

Australia : Mile JEDINAK  78 caps

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL GOAL SCORER ON THE FIELD :

Denmark : Christian ERIKSEN  23 goals

Australia : Mile JEDINAK  20 goals

 

STADIUM :

Cosmos Arena  SAMARA

 

RECORD :

Australian striker Tim Cahill is in Russia for his 4th World Cup ! With 39 years, he is one of the oldest players in Russia.

 

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Second goal for Australian captain Mile Jedinak (picture sports.ru)

 

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FRANCE  –  PERU  1 – 0

 

GOALSCORER :

Kylian M’BAPPE  (France)  1

 

GOALKEEPER CLEAN SHEET :

Hugo LLORIS  (France)  1

 

SPECTATORS :

32 789

 

REFEREE :

Mohammed ABDULLAH MOHAMED

 

MOST CAPS ON THE FIELD :

France : Hugo LLORIS   100 caps

Peru : Paolo GUERRERO  91 caps

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL GOALSCORER ON THE FIELD :

France : Olivier GIROUD   31 goals

Peru : Paolo GUERRERO   35 goals

 

STADIUM :

Arena YEKATERINBURG

 

RECORD :

Higo Lloris is the first French Goalkeeper to reach 100 caps and the seventh player of France with so many caps.

 

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Antoine GRIEZMANN and Kylian M’BAPPE : second success for France (picture sports.ru)

 

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ARGENTINA  –  CROATIA   0 – 3

 

GOALSCORERS :

Ante REBIC  1

Loka MODRIC  1     TOTAL WC 2018 : 2

Ivan RAKITIC   1

 

ASSISTS :

Mateo KOVACIC  1

Marcelo BROZOVIC  1

 

GOALKEEPER CLEAN SHEET :

Danijel SUBASIC  1      TOTAL WC 2018 : 2

 

SPECTATORS :

43 319

 

REFEREE :

Ravshen IRMATOV  (Uzbekistan)

 

MOST CAPS ON THE FIELD :

Argentina : Javier MASCHERANO   145

Croatia :  Luka MODRIC  108

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL GOAL SCORER ON THE FIELD :

Argentina : Lionel MESSI    64 goals

Croatia : Mario MANDZUKIC   30 goals

 

STADIUM :

NIZHNY NOVGOROD Stadium   NIZHNY NOVGOROD

 

RECORDS :

It is the first victory of Croatia against a South American team in the World Cup History !

It is the largest defeat of Argentina at the group stage of World Cup in 60 years. The last time happened in WC 1958 (1-6 from Czechoslovakia).

 

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Diego Maradona’s reaction after Argentina’s defeat (picture Dmitry Golubovich)

 

 

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