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UEFA Nations League: Croatia beat defending champions France 1-0, Luka Moudrich scored the only goal of the match

Sports Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi

Published by: Rohit Raj
Updated Wed, 15 Jun 2022 12:15 AM IST

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The defending champions France were defeated by Croatia 0–1 in the Nations League football competition. At the same time, with this defeat, France lost its title of the competition. Now they are in danger of slipping into the second tier league. In the fifth minute of the match, Croatia got a penalty, whose advantage was taken by Luka Moudrich to give the team the lead. It was his 22nd goal for Croatia.

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The French team had top scorers like Kylian Embape, Karim Benzema and Christopher Nkuku, but they failed to put the ball into the net. Luca scored the only goal of the match. Denmark has nine points in the table, 2 points more than second-placed team Croatia. Only the team that tops the group will advance.

Austria are third in the group with four points, while France are at last with two points from four consecutive matches. The last placed team slips to the lower tier league. In another match, top-ranked Denmark beat Austria 2-0 to strengthen their chances of reaching the last four.

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The defending champions France were defeated by Croatia 0–1 in the Nations League football competition. At the same time, with this defeat, France lost its title of the competition. Now they are in danger of slipping into the second tier league. In the fifth minute of the match, Croatia got a penalty, whose advantage was taken by Luka Moudrich to give the team the lead. It was his 22nd goal for Croatia.

The French team had top scorers like Kylian Embape, Karim Benzema and Christopher Nkuku, but they failed to put the ball into the net. Luca scored the only goal of the match. Denmark has nine points in the table, 2 points more than second-placed team Croatia. Only the team that tops the group will advance.

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Austria are third in the group with four points, while France are at last with two points from four consecutive matches. The last placed team slips to the lower tier league. In another match, top-ranked Denmark beat Austria 2-0 to strengthen their chances of reaching the last four.

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