World Cup: Croatia stun Brazil in penalty shootout to reach semifinals

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Croatia are through to a second consecutive World Cup semi-final after shocking Brazil in Friday’s quarterfinals clash.

The 2018 World Cup runners-up defeated the five-time world champions via a penalty shootout at the Education City Stadium.

The game went into penalties after regulation and extra time ended in a stalemate. It was still goalless after regulation time but Neymar put Brazil in front in the 105+1st minute.

However, Bruno Petković leveled for Croatia in the Petković 116th, forcing the game into penalties which the Europeans won 4-2.

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