Doha – Croatia returned 2-1 Canada during the first half of matchday two of Group F of the 2022 World Cup at the Khalifa International Stadium, Ar-Rayyan on Sunday. November 27, 2022 evening WIB.
Canada’s quick goal stunned Croatia in the 2nd minute. A header from Alphonso Davies put Canada ahead early.
Croatia then continued to pressure the Canadian defence. The effort paid off in the 36th minute, with Andrej Kramaric firing a powerful shot from outside the box.
This goal brought the score to 1-1. Previously, Kramaric scored the ball against Canada, but the assistant referee raised the flag indicating the Canadian player’s position was offside, the goal was then disallowed.
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Croatia finally took the lead after Marko Livaja unleashed a powerful left shot from Canadian goalkeeper Milan Borjan.
The first half ended 2-1, Croatia kept a temporary advantage.
The duel between the two teams was fairly even. Croatia excel in possession of the ball with 43%, while Canada have 41% of the ball.
But Croatia excelled on attempted goal five times, while Canada only scored once, netting an early goal. 
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