Shakhtar in national teams: draw between Croatia and Italy

On Matchday 6 of the Euro 2016, the Croatia national team played out a draw with Italy.

Croatia 1-1 Italy

Goals: 1:0 Mandzhukic (11), 1:1 Candreva (36, pen).

In the 7th minute, Mandzukic had his penalty-kick saved by the goalkeeper

Croatia: Subasic, Srna, Vida, Schildenfeld, Pranjić (Kovac, 73), Rakitic, Brozović, Perisic, Olic (Rebić, 46), Kovacic (Leovats, 90+2), Mandzhukic

Italy: Buffon (Sirigu, 46), Darmian, Bonucci, Astori De Silvestri (De Shilo, 28), Parolo, Pirlo, Marchisio, Candreva, Pella, El Shaarawy (Ranoccia 81)

Darijo Srna has been one of the most prominent players of the game. On 6 minutes, the Pitmen’s and Croatia’s captain earned a penalty-kick, which Mandzukic failed to convert. After a few minutes, Darijo took part in the attacking move that led to a goal. He orchestrated a quick attacking move of his team, which resulted in a cross from Rakitic and a goal from Mandzukic.

During a match, Srna earned two yellow cards and left the pitch on 90 minutes. Italians scored an equaliser from a penalty kick, which the referee awarded for Mandzukic’s handball. Candreva converted a penalty-kick. As a result, the game ended 1-1. A draw allowed the Croatia national team to maintain the lead in the group H. Croatia have 14 points, with Italy still two points behind.

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