Argentina hosted Croatia at the Lusail Iconic Stadium. L. Messi drop first goal at 34 minute of the match.
- L.Messi at 34 minute (1 : 0) (Argentina)
- J.Álvarez at 39 minute (2 : 0) (Argentina)
- J.Álvarez at 69 minute (3 : 0) (Argentina)
Emiliano Martínez (rating 6.9)
Dominik Livaković (rating 6.2)
L. Paredes (Lisandro Martínez, 62)
M. Pašalić (N. Vlašić, 46)
- Argentina — 39%
- Croatia — 61%
In total two teams made 21 shots on target and shot 9 on goal:
- Argentina: 9 shots on target, 7 on goal. The most active in terms of the number of shots was — Alexis Mac Allister.
- Croatia: 12 shots on target, 2 on goal. Best in hits on goal – Ivan Perišić.
Best players for each teams with pass accuracy:
- Enzo Fernández (Argentina) — pass accuracy 87%, total passes 48
- Mateo Kovačić (Croatia) — pass accuracy 94%, total passes 89
Who made the most key passes from each teams:
- Alexis Mac Allister (Argentina) — 2 key passes
- Mateo Kovačić (Croatia) — 3 key passes
- Intercepts.Number of interceptions for Argentina — 8 (leader — Nicolás Tagliafico, 4).Croatia — 5 (Ivan Perišić has the most, 2).
- Ball tackles.Argentina — 3 (Cristian Romero, 2). Croatia — 1 (Joško Gvardiol — 1).
By the number of face-to-face fights for ball the leaders in the teams are:
- Lionel Messi, Argentina (6)
- Mateo Kovačić, Croatia (9)
- Cristian Romero (Argentina) at 68 minute
- Nicolás Otamendi (Argentina) at 71 minute
- Mateo Kovačić (Croatia) at 32 minute
- Dominik Livaković (Croatia) at 32 minute
Penalties in a match:
- L. Messi (Argentina) at 34 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Argentina – WDWWW
- Croatia – LDDDW
Top 5 World Cup scorers:
- Kylian Mbappé (5, France)
- Lionel Messi (5, Argentina)
- Julián Álvarez (4, Argentina)
- Olivier Giroud (4, France)
- Marcus Rashford (3, England)
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- Croatia will play with . , on .