Croatia goalkeeper best in his country’s match against Brazil in the quarter-finals of World Cup
Croatia goalkeeper Levakovic was named the best player in his country’s match against Brazil, after leading his country to the semi-finals of the World Cup.
The Croatian national team succeeded in achieving a difficult victory over its Brazilian counterpart on penalties 4-2, after the end of 120 minutes between the two teams in a 1-1 draw, during the match that brought the two teams together at Education City Stadium, in the opening quarter-finals of the current edition of the World Cup “Qatar 2022”, to become the Seleção team the first to qualify for the semi-finals of the World Cup.
The in-form goalkeeper won the award after saving a penalty from Rodrygo, as well as several dangerous balls for Brazil throughout the match.
Croatia vs Brazil
The goalless draw between the two teams continued until the last minute of the first extra half, specifically 105, to sign Neymar on Brazil’s first goal in the meeting after dribbling the goalkeeper and scoring a wonderful goal.
In the 116th minute, Petkovic scored the equalizer for Croatia, to return the match to zero point and the two teams ruled for penalty kicks.
With this result, Croatia face their qualified counterpart from Argentina and the Netherlands in the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup.
The Brazilian national team succeeded in qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, after its sweeping victory over its South Korean counterpart 4-1 in the round of 16, while the Croatian team arrived at the expense of its Japanese counterpart, on penalties with a score of 3-1, after the end of the original and extra time with a score of 1-1 draw.
The Brazilian national team topped Group G with 6 points, collected from the victory over Serbia 2-0 and Switzerland 1-0 and lost to Cameroon by the same result, while the Croatian team was runner-up in Group F with 5 points, after a goalless draw with Morocco and Belgium and beat Canada 4-1.