Ljubljana – What a night for the football teams in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in the League of Nations. In Spain, Spain lost in Vienna, Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed first place in group B3 after being in the stadium Ernst Happel before their "fans" (37,200 spectators) played without goals.
The hero of the five-goal thriller at the Maksimir stadium was the 22-year-old defender of the German Bayer first division at Leverkusen Tin Eat. In the 17th game he scored two goals, the first for 2: 1, the second, and the third minute win of the judge's bonus. World Champion Croatia has always been at the forefront, and Spain has lost many opportunities.
REUTERS Tin Jedvaj confirmed that he could play a prominent role in the world championship team in the future. PHOTO: Reuters
Croatia has kept its hopes of winning in the group, but it may be the last one, which would mean it has fallen into another high-quality drum of the European teams. About the winner of the A4 group and who will be eliminated, Croatia or England, will decide Sunday's match at Wembley. In spite of the second defeat, Spain will be the second or the first if the World Cup semifinalist in Russia will split without a winner. For Croatia, the tie is too small to survive.
REUTERS Ante Rebic (left) caused problems to Sergiu Ramosu, who scored for Spain at 2: 2 from a white point. PHOTO: Reuters
A2 – Belgium: Iceland 2: 0 (Batshuayi 2); command: Belgium 9, Switzerland 6, Iceland 0.
A4 – Croatia: Spain 3: 2 (Kramarić, Jedva 2; Ceballos, Ramos); command: Spain 6, England and Croatia after 6 years.
B3 – Austria: BiH 0: 0; command: BiH 10, Austria 4, Ireland 0.
C2 – Greece: Finland 1: 0 (Granlund AUT), Hungary: Estonia 2: 0 (Orban, Szalai); command: Finland 12, Greece 9, Hungary 7, Estonia 1.
D1 – Kazakhstan: Lithuania 1: 1 (Sujumbai; Rakels); Andorra: Georgia 1: 1 (Martinez; Chaketvadze); command: Georgia 13, Kazakhstan 6, Latvia and Andorra after 3 years
D2 – Luxembourg: Belarus 0: 2 (Dragoon 2), San Marino: Moldova 0: 1 (Damascus); command: Belarus 11, Luxembourg 9, Moldova 8, San Marino 0.