Croatia have knocked Brazil out of the World Cup, beating the five-time champions 4-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the semi-finals for the second time in as many tournaments.
Croatia goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic saved a penalty attempt by Rodrygo and Marquinhos later hit the post to confirm Brazil’s exit.
The match had finished 1-1 after extra time, with both goals coming in the additional 30 minutes. Neymar scored late in the first half of extra time to give Brazil the lead, but Croatia equalised when Bruno Petkovic scored in the 117th.
Croatia will face either Argentina or the Netherlands to try to return to the World Cup final, four years after losing the title to France.
Five of Croatia’s past six matches at World Cups have gone to extra time, including the penalty shootout win over Japan in the round of 16 in Qatar.
The team have won eight of their past ten knockout matches at the tournament.
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