Japan vs Croatia Full Match Highlights – In this game of Men’s Football event in FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16, Japan and Croatia teams were face to face. This match was being played in Al Janoub Stadium. This stadium is located in Al-Wakrah, Qatar.
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First Half Japan 1-0 Croatia
Both the teams started the first half in a good way. Both the teams wanted to win this match and wanted to reach the quarterfinals of this World Cup.
Both Japan and Croatia were continuously trying to score goals, but neither of them could get success in scoring.
Then in the 43rd minute, Daizen Maeda scored a brilliant goal to give Japan a 1-0 lead in this match. In this World Cup, such a puzzle happened when the Japanese team scored the first goal.
Despite the best efforts of the Croatian team, they did not get any success in scoring the goal.
This half ended on a score of 1-0.
Second Half Japan 1-1 Croatia
In the second half, the Croatian team came to the ground with the intention of making a comeback in this match. Due to which he also made a slight change in his playing strategy and he also benefited from it.
In the 55th minute, Ivan Perišić scored an excellent goal to make Croatia stand at 1-1 in this match.
Both the teams tried their best to score the winning goal but both were unable to do so.
No more goals could be scored in this half and this half ended in a 1-1 draw. To get the result of this match, this match went into extra time.
Extra Time First Half Japan 1-1 Croatia
Both teams gave equal competition to each other. Both of them get equal opportunity to score a goal but none of them succeeded in scoring.
Japan and Croatia tried their level best to score a winning goal. But no one was able to score a goal in this half.
As a result this half remains goalless.
Extra Time Second Half Japan 1-1 Croatia
Both the teams tried their best to score goals in this half as well but neither of the two teams was ready to give up.
The result of this half was same as the first half where no goal could be scored and the match went to shootouts to get the result.
Penalty Shoot Outs Japan 1-3 Croatia
In the penalty shoot-out, in response to Croatia’s 3 penalties, Japan could only score 1 penalties and lost the match.
FIFA World Cup 2022 – Japan vs Croatia Full Match Highlights
Croatia won this exciting match against Japan in penalty shoot outs. With this win, Croatia proceeds to Quarter finals and the japan hopes in this world cup comes to an end.