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Croatia eliminate Brazil in unusual penalty shootout

Now the Croats wait for the winner between the Netherlands and Argentina

The selections of Brazil and Croatia staged an interesting duel in the first commitment of the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Qatar 2022.

To everyone's surprise, the Croatian team established itself as the winner of the match thanks to a negative streak in the penalty shootout.

The game remained even in the regulation 90 minutes thanks to a masterful offensive game by Croatia, which allowed them to stop the canarinha in their search for a goal.

Both teams had several opportunities to shoot on goal, although without the possibility of hitting the goal to go up on the scoreboard.

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for the overtime both teams maintained the same rhythm as in regulation time. However, Brazil would take the lead at 105'+1 thanks to a powerful shot from Neymar.

Despite this, the Brazilian smile would be short-lived, as Bruno Petkovic would score the equalizing goal in the 116th minute to force a penalty shootout.

In the penalty shootout, the first to charge for the cariocas was Marcos Correa, who missed the shot. For their part, the Croatians were impeccable and scored all four goals for the win.

The victory was defined with a shot by Rodrygo, who was unable to embed the ball into the goal to give Croatia the victory.

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