The Croatian national team beat England (2: 1 in extra time) and stepped into the world championship finals, where the French wait
90 minutes is already habitual for the Croats ended in a draw (1: 1): on the early goal of Trippier from the penalty kick in the second half, Perisic, effectively closed the canopy.
And in the second extra-time English defense slept in the penalty Manjukic – and he sent his team into history. England did not find strength for the second ball.
For Croatia, which gained independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, this is the first World Cup final .