#8 Croatia 2-0 Nigeria - Group D

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#8 Croatia 2-0 Nigeria - Group D

Postby Puff Daddy on Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:47 pm

Or Borussia Dortmund v Ajax

Croatia have lots of promise and even glimpses of attacking flair and Nigeria have some promising young talent, but will they make it out of the group stage ?
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Re: Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby sendô on Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:57 am

Group D is a toughie, and you fancy that this game is the early playoff for who finishes runner up behind Argentina.

It's hard to imagine Iceland replicating Euro 2016, but you never know in a world cup. Croatia have flattered to deceive a few times now since their semi final appearance at France 98.
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby Samba on Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:28 pm

Worth watching, just for Slav!
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby fmgod on Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:50 pm

Kramaric first goal I record, cracking striker, didn't work out at Leicester but good player.
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby Essex bill on Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:07 pm

Why do they have a Scotsman doing co-commentary? What does the World Cup have to do with them?
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby vietnammer on Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:18 pm

Just seen a Croatian player do a stepover when there was no-one in front of him
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby DasNutNock on Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:28 pm

Essex bill wrote:Why do they have a Scotsman doing co-commentary? What does the World Cup have to do with them?


Bit like the Beeb asking Ryan Giggs to share his experiences skipping international friendlies and away qualifiers and never playing tournament football.
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby DasNutNock on Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:31 pm

Only watched the last 10 minutes or so, but Croatia like a foul don’t they.
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby Slacking student on Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:38 pm

I was going to ask if the Croat centre half does that elbow in the centre circle it's a certain foul, so why is it different in the box. He didn't mean to do it but it's still a foul. Nigeria little unlucky in my opinion
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby fmgod on Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:52 pm

Neither side really that impressive.
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby DasNutNock on Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:57 pm

Keane vs Bilic - who takes it? The bad tempered boggy or the curiously-coiffed Croatian?
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby Monkeybubbles on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:06 pm

DasNutNock wrote:Keane vs Bilic - who takes it? The bad tempered boggy or the curiously-coiffed Croatian?


One of my highlights of the tournament so far. Slav is very touchy-feely when he talks, and you can tell it makes Keane so uncomfortable.
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby pharaoh on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:09 pm

Moses going down easily. ..been doing it the whole game
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby DasNutNock on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:13 pm

Monkeybubbles wrote:One of my highlights of the tournament so far. Slav is very touchy-feely when he talks, and you can tell it makes Keane so uncomfortable.


“Ye put yer hand on me one more time, ya cont, an ill f*cking hit you hard”
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby DasNutNock on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:16 pm

Is John Cleese in the Croatia dugout?
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby simonirons on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:26 pm

Bit of a stinker this one.

Always thought it strange that Moses represented England at every level then opted for Nigeria for the seniors
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby Essex bill on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:32 pm

pharaoh wrote:Moses going down easily. ..been doing it his whole career.


There you go son.
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby DasNutNock on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:32 pm

Ally McMoist is a penis.
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby pharaoh on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:33 pm

Essex bill wrote:There you go son.

Ha, I was going to put that...
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Re: #8 Croatia v Nigeria - Match thread ~ Group D

Postby simonirons on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:47 pm

I refuse to believe Jon Obi’s 30 years of age
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