• Euro 2012 Qualifying
  • Date: Wed 17 November 2010
  • Kick-off: 16:30
  • Venue: Stadion Maksimir
Croatia

Croatia

Kranjcar 16"

Kranjcar 40"

Kalinic 81"

3 - 0

Croatia vs Malta


Team Lineups

Croatia

12 Runje
13 Schildenfeld
5 Corluka
6 Pranjic
7 Rakitic
19 Kranjcar16"40"
10 Modric
11 Srna
16 Dujmovic
9 Eduardo
21 Petric
Substitutes
1 Pletikosa
2 Strinic
3 Vida
14 Bilic
15 Ilicevic
17 Mandzukic
20 Kalinic81"

Malta

1 Hogg
6 Grima
2 Caruana
3 Bajada
4 Sciberras
18 Pace
5 Hutchinson
8 Briffa
9 Mifsud
11 Bogdanovic
13 Schembri
Substitutes
12 Haber
7 Sammut
10 Woods
14 Herrera
15 Zerafa
16 Fenech
17 Fenech

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Euro 2012 Qualifying

Croatia

D D W W L W

Malta

D D D L L L


Live Text Commentary
92:48 +2.48
 

Centre by Darijo Srna.

92:48 +2.48
 

The ball is swung over by Darijo Srna.

85:16 +3.16
Substitution
 

Daniel Bogdanovic goes off and Kevin Sammut comes on.

87:26
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Caruana by Tomislav Dujmovic. Paul Fenech is brought on as a substitute for Gareth Sciberras. Jamie Pace restarts play with the free kick.

84:56
 

Mario Mandzukic takes a shot. Save by Andrew Hogg.

82:55
 

Massimo Grima concedes a free kick for a foul on Mario Mandzukic. Darijo Srna produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Andrew Hogg.

80:20
Goal
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Niko Kranjcar from the left by-line, Nikola Kalinic scores a headed goal from inside the area. Croatia 3-0 Malta.Assist on the goal came from Niko Kranjcar.

77:57
 

Shot on goal by Nikola Kalinic from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

77:29
Substitution
 

Mario Mandzukic replaces Da Silva Eduardo.

76:53
 

Gordon Schildenfeld takes a shot.

74:56
 

Foul by Jamie Pace on Da Silva Eduardo, free kick awarded. Tomislav Dujmovic takes the direct free kick.

74:30
 

The ball is sent over by Darijo Srna, blocked by Jonathan Caruana.

73:04
Yellow card
 

Ryan Fenech fouled by Darijo Srna, the ref awards a free kick. Darijo Srna shown a yellow card. John Hutchinson takes the direct free kick.

72:06
 

Roderick Briffa concedes a free kick for a foul on Darijo Srna. Vedran Corluka restarts play with the free kick.

69:28
Substitution
 

Andre Schembri leaves the field to be replaced by Ryan Fenech.

68:52
 

Centre by Danijel Pranjic.

68:20
Substitution
 

(Croatia) makes a substitution, with Ivo Ilicevic coming on for Ivan Rakitic.

66:37
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Darijo Srna, clearance by Jonathan Caruana.

66:37
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Darijo Srna, clearance made by John Hutchinson.

66:08
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ivan Rakitic, clearance by Shaun Bajada.

66:08
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ivan Rakitic, clearance made by Massimo Grima.

59:26
Substitution
 

Foul by Gareth Sciberras on Da Silva Eduardo, free kick awarded. (Croatia) makes a substitution, with Nikola Kalinic coming on for Mladen Petric. Shot comes in from Darijo Srna from the free kick, save by Andrew Hogg.

55:22
 

Header from deep inside the penalty area by Da Silva Eduardo goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

53:40
 

Foul by Danijel Pranjic on John Hutchinson, free kick awarded. Gareth Sciberras takes the direct free kick.

51:55
 

Effort on goal by Niko Kranjcar from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

51:55
 

Shot on goal by Niko Kranjcar from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

50:27
 

The official flags Da Silva Eduardo offside. Andrew Hogg restarts play with the free kick.

49:44
 

Ivan Rakitic crosses the ball, clearance by Jonathan Caruana.

49:15
 

Ivan Rakitic concedes a free kick for a foul on John Hutchinson. John Hutchinson takes the free kick.

47:42
 

Corner taken right-footed by Darijo Srna, Jonathan Caruana makes a clearance.

46:06
 

Effort on goal by Michael Mifsud from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

40:04
Goal
 

Niko Kranjcar grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Croatia 2-0 Malta.Da Silva Eduardo provided the assist for the goal.

39:25
 

The ball is swung over by Andre Schembri.

37:19
 

Darijo Srna sends in a cross, clearance by Jonathan Caruana.

36:10
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Mladen Petric goes wide of the left-hand post.

34:40
 

Darijo Srna handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrew Hogg.

33:08
 

Foul by Danijel Pranjic on Gareth Sciberras, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Daniel Bogdanovic.

31:29
 

Ivan Rakitic takes a shot. Blocked by Jonathan Caruana.

29:27
 

Luka Modric produces a drilled right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that hits the post.

28:06
 

Tomislav Dujmovic concedes a free kick for a foul on Jamie Pace. Direct free kick taken by Roderick Briffa.

26:38
 

Corner taken right-footed by Niko Kranjcar, Mladen Petric challenges Shaun Bajada unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andrew Hogg restarts play with the free kick.

25:25
 

A cross is delivered by Luka Modric, save made by Andrew Hogg.

21:42
 

The ball is crossed by Darijo Srna, Da Silva Eduardo takes a shot. Save made by Andrew Hogg.

19:02
 

Darijo Srna concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Bogdanovic. Free kick taken by Andre Schembri. Darijo Srna challenges Daniel Bogdanovic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Andre Schembri from left wing, Gordon Schildenfeld makes a clearance.

16:30
Goal
 

Niko Kranjcar grabs a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Croatia 1-0 Malta.

16:04
 

Mladen Petric challenges Shaun Bajada unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Hogg.

14:59
 

Outswinging corner taken by Darijo Srna from the right by-line, Niko Kranjcar takes a shot. Blocked by Shaun Bajada.

13:45
 

Centre by Darijo Srna, John Hutchinson makes a clearance.

11:23
 

Inswinging corner taken by Daniel Bogdanovic, clearance made by Vedran Corluka.

9:12
 

Andre Schembri fouled by Ivan Rakitic, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie Pace takes the direct free kick.

8:02
 

Mladen Petric takes a shot. Save by Andrew Hogg.

6:42
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ivan Rakitic, Gareth Sciberras makes a clearance.

5:31
 

Foul by Gordon Schildenfeld on Michael Mifsud, free kick awarded. Strike comes in from Massimo Grima from the free kick.

3:54
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ivan Rakitic, Shot from 12 yards from Niko Kranjcar. Save by Andrew Hogg.

2:28
 

The ball is sent over by Ivan Rakitic, save by Andrew Hogg.

2:28
 

Centre by Ivan Rakitic, save made by Andrew Hogg.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

Half time
 

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

Full time
 

The final whistle is blown by the referee.