Croatia goalscorer Andrej Kramaric had some robust phrases for Canada boss John Herdman after the groups’ World Cup conflict.
- Herdman vowed to ‘F Croatia’
- Kramaric scores twice in 4-1 win
- Thanks Canada boss for motivation
WHAT HAPPENED? Herdman raised eyebrows on the World Cup by saying his workforce had been “gonna go and F’ Croatia” after opening their marketing campaign with a slim defeat to Belgium. Canada took the lead within the match towards Croatia, with Alphonso Davies scoring their first-ever World Cup purpose, however the 2018 finalists hit again to win 4-1 and knock Herdman’s facet out of the match.
WHAT THEY SAID: “These are phrases which have motivated the entire of Croatia. I need to thank the coach of Canada for the motivation,” Kramaric stated after the ultimate whistle. “He may have chosen higher phrases. He may have formulated it a bit otherwise. In the long run Croatia demonstrated who f*cked whom.”
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Herdman’s facet appeared set to tug off a shock once they scored after simply 67 seconds towards Croatia. Nonetheless, Zlatko Dalic’s facet responded nicely with Kramaric netting two objectives and Marko Livaja and Lovro Majer additionally scoring to seal a cushty victory that sends Croatia high of Group F forward of the ultimate spherical of group fixtures.
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DID YOU KNOW? Canada have misplaced all 5 of their World Cup matches up to now – solely El Salvador (6) have performed extra video games within the competitors whereas shedding on every event.
WHAT NEXT FOR CROATIA? Dalic’s facet play their remaining group match towards Belgium on Thursday.