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Japan ends the World Cup adventure, Croatia secures the quarter-finals with a penalty

Japan ends the World Cup adventure, Croatia secures the quarter-finals with a

Croatia has eliminated Japan, going to the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

Japan ends the World Cup adventure, Croatia secures the quarter-finals with a

Decisive in this challenge were the 11-meter kicks, where the Croatians were more accurate, while Japan lost three such in front of goalkeeper Livakovic.

Japan ends the World Cup adventure, Croatia secures the quarter-finals with a

Both teams were careful not to lose the challenge, which in the regular 90 minutes ended in a 1-1 draw. Even the extra 30 minutes did not change the result of the match and the teams had to decide the winner from the penalty spot.

Japan ends the World Cup adventure, Croatia secures the quarter-finals with a

In the quarterfinals, Croatia will face the winner of the Brazil-South Korea match.