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Croatia boost hopes, Cameroon bow out

Goals from Ivica Olic, Ivan Perisic and a Mario Mandzukic brace have propelled Croatia to a 4-0 win over Cameroon which consigns their opponents to FIFA World Cup elimination.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"We didn’t start the match well, but we improved by keeping possession of the ball a bit better. We played in a very efficient manner tonight. Although Cameroon didn’t play as well as they can, that was partly down to our performance." Niko Kovac, Croatia coach

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19:49
The final whistle sounds.
19:48
90'+NOUNKEU (Cameroon) sees an effort go off target.
19:46
89' EDUARDO (Croatia) is booked by the referee.
19:45
89'CORLUKA (Croatia) blocks the shot.
19:45
89'WEBO (Cameroon) sees his effort hit the target.
19:45
89'WEBO (Cameroon) rattles the crossbar.
19:44
88'RAKITIĆ (Croatia) sees an effort go off target.
19:43
87'SRNA (Croatia) commits a foul.
19:43
87'ITANJDE (Cameroon) blocks the shot.
19:43
87'REBIĆ (Croatia) sees his effort hit the target.
19:41
85'MOUKANDJO (Cameroon) sees an effort go off target.
19:41
84'MANDŽUKIĆ (Croatia) commits a foul.
19:39
82'ASSOU EKOTTO (Cameroon) blocks the shot.
19:39
82'SRNA (Croatia) sees his effort hit the target.
19:38
81'EDUARDO (Croatia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.

Man of the Match

Line-ups

Cameroon
CameroonCMR
Croatia
CroatiaCRO
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
78'
6
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
70'
75'
46' HT
11
(C)
17
18
18
69'
21
19
72'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked 46' HT
11
12
15
15
70'
16
78'
19
72'
20
75'
21
22
69'
CoachCoach
Volker FINKE (GER)Niko KOVAC (CRO)

Match Facts

Manaus

The very location of the city of Manaus is one of its most remarkable attractions: the confluence of the rivers Negro (Black) and Solimões (how the Amazon River is known in this part of Brazil).

Arena Amazonia

  • Stadium nameArena Amazonia
  • CityManaus
  • Year constructed2013
  • Overall capacity40549

Weather

  • Rain
  • 27° CTemperature
  • 6 m/sWind
  • 86 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Pedro PROENCA
    Portugal
    PortugalPOR
  • Assistant Referee 1: Bertino MIRANDA (POR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Jose TRIGO (POR)
  • Fourth official: Walter LOPEZ (GUA)

Groups

Group A
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
BRA
32107257
MEX
32104137
CRO
31026603
CMR
300319-80