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Croatia knocks out ‘confident’ Brazil from Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup

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Croatia knocks out 'confident' Brazil from Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup
Croatia beat Brazil 4-2 on penalties on Friday to set up a World Cup semi-final against Argentina or the Netherlands.

The match finished 1-1 after extra time, with Bruno Petkovic cancelling out Neymar’s brilliant solo opener.


Croatia knocks out 'confident' Brazil from Qatar 2022 Fifa World Cup

The World Cup quarter-final between Croatia and Brazil went to penalties after the match finished 1-1 at the end of extra time.

Neymar scored at the end of the first period of extra time but Bruno Petkovic levelled in the 117th minute in remarkable scenes in Qatar.

Neymar equalled Pele’s record of 77 Brazil goals after scoring against Croatia. The forward fired home from close range in extra time to put Brazil ahead and match Pele’s tally, achieved between 1957 and 1971.

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