FIFA World Cup quarter-final: Croatia knock Brazil out in penalty shootout to enter semis
Doha/ IBNS: In a close battle, Croatia defeated Brazil by 4-2 in a penalty shootout becoming the first team to qualify for the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
The match extended into extra time witnessing each side scoring 1-1.
Neymar scored in the extra time to put Brazil in front but Bruno Petkovic equalised the score with just minutes left for the extra-time whistle to go off.
The Brazilians, however, fell short in the tie-breaker stage with Croatian goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic rising on the occasion.
With this Croatia qualify for two consecutive World Cup semi-finals in a row.