Croatia beats Denmark in penalty shootout

  • Croatia’s players celebrate after winning the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match against Denmark at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod

Croatia beat Denmark in a dramatic penalty shootout last night to go into the World Cup quarter-finals. Only 1 minute into the game, Mathias Jorgensen gave Denmark the lead but Mario Mandzukic levelled for Croatia 3 minutes later.     The match ended in a 1-1 tie after extra time and had to be decided with a penalty shootout.   Croatia won the shootout 3-2  with Danijel Subasic making three impressive saves.