Euro 2024 Group B: Spain - Croatia - Italy - Albania

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Damn. Spain have been so good since Scotland beat them. I've seen them be wasteful in front of goal before, but they're taking their chances here. I don't think it's a 3-0 game on balance, Croatia have had their moments and aren't being dominated, but hats off to Spain.
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3:0 I didn't expect. Predicted 1:1, but Spain are too good for aging Croatia.
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Lorric wrote: Sat Jun 15, 2024 18:50 Damn. Spain have been so good since Scotland beat them. I've seen them be wasteful in front of goal before, but they're taking their chances here. I don't think it's a 3-0 game on balance, Croatia have had their moments and aren't being dominated, but hats off to Spain.
Spain excellent 3 chances 3 goals, Croatia disastrous and when they get a chance uncontrolled shots, the defense is hollow. Tactically Croatia very bad. :mol:
It's not a shame to lose to Spain, but it's a shame to lose in this way. :sigh:
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Brilliant work by Spain's defence and keeper.
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Comical lack of efficiency by Croatia, they created several chances and managed to waste all of them!
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Strong performance by the Spanish team, wasteful Croatia. This one new rule doesn't make sense. The Rodri foul should always be a red card, he avoided a 100% safe goal with a foul, gets only yellow and the player misses the penalty.
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I highly doubt all decisions around the penalty moment were correct.

yellow card? Or should it have been red?
no retake? Yes Kramaric was in the 16 early, but also some Spanish players were...
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Spain justified their status as favourites, they completely outplayed us. They have small, fast, nimble players and they play excellent high pressing. Croatia had too many moody players today, I would say that only Majer and Kovačić were satisfied from the starting line-up. The biggest problem for Croatia is the lack of fast players in the attack, Spain needs to be caught on the counter, and it is very difficult to outplay Spain technically. Congratulations to the Spaniards for a well-deserved convincing victory :applause: , and Croatia must beat Italy if they want to get a good result in this championship. :dontknow:
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Scamacca is excellent, but among my favorites there is Mateo Retegui who i already followed at Tigre!!
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gol Albania... Bajrami by Sassuolo!!
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Welcome to the party Albania!!! Huge error throwing it straight to him to thunder into the roof of the net!
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It was an excellent finish because the angle was not the kindest.
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gol Italy with Bastoni.... now 1-1
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Post by Lorric »

Great response. 1-1.

Lots of goals in these games so far! :smile1:
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