Croatia 3 – Scotland 1: Visitors leave Hampden Park empty handed

Croatia vs. Scotland

Croatia secures a 3-1 win against Scotland at Hampden Park on Tuesday. This left, Croatia and Scotland are 2nd (4 points) and 4th (1 point) in the table respectively, after a total of 3 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Croatia, with Vlasic finding the net in the 17th minute. However, their lead was short lived, as Mcgregor equalised for The Scots just before half-time, which brought Steve Clarke’s squad level at 1-1 at the half time break

The Croats continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Modrić giving The Croats the lead, 62 minutes in. Croatia then scored once more and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Perišić at the 77 minute mark to make it 3-1.

For Croatia, Kramarić, Barisic, Ivanušec and Rebić, came on for Petkovic, Gvardiol, Vlasic and Perišić. Scotland brought on McKenna, Fraser, Nisbet and Patterson, to replace Hanley, Armstrong, Che Adams and O’Donnell.

There were bookings for Lovren from Croatia. For Scotland, McKenna saw yellow.

Technical card:
Croatia: Livakovic, Lovren, Vida, Gvardiol (Barisic, min.71), Juranović, Brozović, Modrić, Kovačić, Vlasic (Ivanušec, min.76), Perišić (Rebić, min.81) and Petkovic (Kramarić, min.70)
Scotland: Marshall, Hanley (McKenna, min.33), Tierney, Mctominay, Mcginn, Mcgregor, Armstrong (Fraser, min.70), Robertson, O’Donnell (Patterson, min.84), Che Adams (Nisbet, min.84) and Dykes
Stadium: Hampden Park
Goals: Vlasic (1-0, min. 17), Mcgregor (1-1, min. 42), Modrić (2-1, min. 62) and Perišić (3-1, min. 77)