World Cup Betting Argentina VS Croatia
12/13/2022 8:51:13 AM
World Cup Argentina VS Croatia
Venue: Lusail Stadium
In the quarter-final match between Argentina and the Netherlands, the "Pampas Eagles" led 2:0 and was tied by the Netherlands at the last moment. Both sides failed to score in overtime, and the game was dragged into Penalty shootout. Argentine goalkeeper Martinez played bravely and saved the first two penalties of the Dutch team in a row. With Lautaro Martinez scoring the decisive goal, Argentina finally eliminated the arch-rivals Netherlands 6-5 on aggregate. In this campaign, Messi has made great achievements in passing shots. He has scored 10 goals and sent 7 assists in the World Cup. In the semifinals, Argentina will face Croatia. The two teams met in the 2018 World Cup group stage. At that time, Argentina defeated their opponents 0:3.
In the quarter-finals of the World Cup, in front of the powerful five-star Brazil, the tenacious "Plaid Legion" once again showed their tenacity. In this game, the Croatian team achieved great success tactically, dragging down the opponent's talented attacking group in a stalking manner. The team's goalkeeper Livakovic even made 11 saves, creating a new high in team history. Croatia equalized after being 1 goal behind Brazil in extra time, and then won the penalty shootout 4-2, and finally defeated Brazil 5-3 on aggregate to advance to the semi-finals. Since 2018, Croatia has gone to overtime in the World Cup knockout matches five times, and has won all of them. It is a well-deserved "king of overtime". In the semi-finals, Croatia will face Argentina. Will this game be decided by a penalty shootout?
Historical record: In the last 3 matches, Argentina has 1 win, 0 draws and 2 losses.