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After Neymar, Croatia Wants to Put an End to Lionel Messi’s World Cup Hopes.

Qatar’s AL KHOR region Neymar’s World Cup hopes are over when Croatia eliminated him. That’s why they’re trying to bring down Lionel Messi now.

Croatia, 2018’s runners-up, will be Argentina’s next opponent in the semifinals on Tuesday as Messi pursues the one major prize he has yet to win.
But Croatia, who fell short against France in Russia, is determined to make up for it this time around.

I don’t think there’s anyone we need to be afraid of. Josip Juranovic, a Croatian defender, remarked on Sunday that his team needed to focus inside in order to perform at its best.

I believe that our cohesiveness and solidarity is the key to our accomplishments. because we behave and have fun together as a family.”

After an extra-time 1-1 stalemate, Croatia defeated Brazil 4-2 on penalties to advance to the semifinals, leaving Neymar in tears.

Croatia Wants to Put an End to Lionel Messi's World Cup Hopes

Messi has been amazing for Argentina as they’ve advanced to the semifinals, scoring four goals in five games. He has won seven Ballon d’Or awards, and his assist to Nahuel Molina in the quarterfinals versus the Netherlands was a magical occasion.

Messi seems determined to single-handedly guide Argentina to the country’s third World Cup title and first since 1986.

In 2014, Argentina made it all the way to the championship game, but they lost to Germany, 1-0, at Brazil’s Maracana Stadium. Messi has never been closer to winning football’s most prestigious award, and he’s only one game away from getting another chance.

For the time being, Croatia doesn’t seem too nervous about the next match at Lusail Stadium.

Croatian striker Bruno Petkovic remarked, “We don’t have a clear plan, at least not yet, for stopping Lionel Messi.” We take a team-oriented approach, meaning that we don’t focus on shutting down a single player but rather the entire opposition.

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Not by using man-marking or any such strategy. Messi isn’t the only reason Argentina is great.
Luka Modric, a player at Real Madrid, anchors a strong midfield for Croatia.

After their win over Brazil, Croatia’s coach Zlatko Dalic proclaimed his team’s midfield to be the finest in the world, saying it “paralyzed” Neymar and Brazil.
I believe Mateo Kovacic, Luka Modric, and Marcelo Brozovic to be the best Croatian midfield ever, said Juranovic.

“Passing the ball to them is safer than putting your money in the bank. When you play with them, life becomes a breeze.

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