France beat Croatia again in repeat of World Cup finals clash, this time in Nations League

Didier Deschamps’ side ensured their unbeaten run against Croatia continued with a repeat of the scoreline in the 2018 World Cup showpiece in Russia. FIFA World Cup winners France late Tuesday night encounter 4-2. 

Dayot Upamecano’s header and sub Olivier Giroud’s late penalty restored the hosts’ advantage, after half-time replacement Josip Brekalo had weaved through the French defence to score an equaliser 11 minutes after the break.

A devastating four-minute spell just before the interval had turned this Group 3 game around for Les Bleus, with Antoine Griezmann’s close-range effort and a Dominik Livaković own goal eclipsing Dejan Lovren’s neat 18th-minute opener.

UEFA Nations League : France wins 4-2, Croatia suffers second successive defeat

France with win over Croatia made it two wins out of two after their opening 1-0 victory against Sweden, World Cup finalists Croatia has now lost both their encounters. 

France will now taken on Portugal on October 11th. Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal also has registered 2 victories in 2 games in the Nations league group games. 

Croatia on the same day will take on Sweden.