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Overview

Match summary

Croatia come from behind to seal place in Round of 16

Croatia came from behind to defeat Group A winners Nigeria 2-1 and advance to the knockout stages of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015. 

Match Highlights

Quotes

We approached this game as a final, telling us it was absolutely necessary to win or go home. I believed in my team. It has shown that it can compete with the best teams in the world," Dario Basic, Croatia coach.

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Statistics

Ball possession
59
%
41

Attempts

23Attempts7
6On-Target2
8Off-Target3
9Blocked2

Disciplinary

13Fouls Committed12
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

13Corners5
1Offsides4
16Free kicks14
1Saves4

Line-ups

Croatia
CroatiaCRO
Nigeria
NigeriaNGA
(GK)
1
(GK)
3
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
63'
(C)
10
(C)Misses next match if booked
12
76'
11
90'
13
60'
14
16
74'
17
53'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
21
(GK)
3
74'
76'
Not eligible to play
53'
17
Misses next match if booked 63'
Not eligible to play
18
60'
19
90'
19
CoachCoach
Dario BASIC (CRO)Emmanuel AMUNEKE (NGA)

Match Facts

Coquimbo

Estadio Francisco Sanchez Rumoroso

  • Stadium nameEstadio Francisco Sanchez Rumoroso
  • CityCoquimbo
  • Year constructed1970
  • Overall capacity18500

Weather

  • Clear Night
  • 17° CTemperature
  • 21 m/sWind
  • 68 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Wilson LAMOUROUX
    Colombia
    ColombiaCOL
  • Assistant Referee 1: Alexander GUZMAN (COL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Wilmar NAVARRO (COL)
  • Fourth official: Oscar REYNA (GUA)

Groups

Group A
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-FPPPts
Nigeria
NGA
3201835-76
Croatia
CRO
3120541-35
Chile
CHI
311167-1-94
USA
USA
301238-5-71

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