Capitals – Croatia reached the semi-finals of the European Football Championship by defeating Austria 3-1, while Denmark’s 2-0 victory over France on Sunday evening in the last round of Group A competition did not work.
In the first match played in Vienna, Croatia opened the scoring by its veteran captain Luka Modric, Real Madrid’s star, after 6 minutes, but Austria equalized through Christopher Bogmarter three minutes later.
The equalizer remained until the 69th minute, when Marco Leiva gave the lead again to Croatia, runner-up to the World Cup in Russia in 2018, before veteran defender Dejan Lovren finally settled the score for the Balkans by scoring the third goal in the 72nd minute.
At the “Parken Stadium” in Copenhagen, Denmark beat France with two clean goals, signed by Kasper Dolberg and Andreas Skov Olsen, in the 34th and 39th minutes, respectively.
Croatia raised its score to 13 points, one point ahead of Denmark, to qualify for the semi-finals, while France, the “world champion” and “holders of the title of the last edition of the European Nations League”, had its score frozen at 5 points in third place, advanced One point behind the fourth Austria, which was relegated to the second level.
In turn, the Dutch national team reached the semi-finals also by defeating its Belgian guest with a clean goal, scored by Virgil van Dijk’s defender, “The Mills” in the 73rd minute.
The Dutch team raised its score with this victory to 16 points, occupying the top of the group, 6 points ahead of the Belgian team, which is in second place.
In the same Group D, Poland beat Wales with a clean goal, to raise Poland to 7 points in third place, and Wales’ balance freezes at one point in fourth and last place, and drops to the second level.
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