Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Wayne Harrison, Spaladium Arena: Croatia are through as Group A winners to play Ukraine in Monday's Split quarter-final. The last ten minutes were frantic to say the least and though the Czechs never gave up, they deserve credit for making the hosts sweat until the last.
  • 38:55
    (Czech Republic) fouls.
  • Red Card
    38:06
    Frič (Czech Republic) is sent off.
  • 38:04
    M. Mareš (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 38:03
    Sláma (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 38:01
    Marinović (Croatia) misses the target.
  • Goal
    37:47
    Novak (Croatia) scores an own goal.
    The Czechs are back to within one, Tihomir Novak turning in a cross.
  • Goal
    37:06
    Marinović (Croatia) scores!
    Similar to Frane Despotović's goal, Dario Marinović takes advantage of the Czechs' use of Jiří Novotný as a flying goalkeeper.
  • 37:02
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 37:01
    Kopecký (Czech Republic) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    36:45
    Novak (Croatia) scores!
    Tihomir Novak rifles in Franko Jelovčić's free-kick. Croatia are surely safe now.
  • 36:44
    Jelovčić (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 36:43
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Suton (Croatia).
  • Goal
    36:22
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) scores!
    Roman Mareš runs through the hosts' defence to level the scores. Can the Czech Republic pull off an unlikely two-goal win?
  • 36:15
    Despotović (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 36:14
    Gerčák (Czech Republic) makes a save.
  • 36:13
    Despotović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 35:25
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Marinović (Croatia).
  • 35:12
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 35:11
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • Goal
    34:45
    Kopecký (Czech Republic) scores!
    Marek Kopecký gives his team hope with a shot beyond the exposed Ivo Jukić.
  • 34:12
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 34:11
    Kopecký (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 33:24
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Marinović (Croatia).
  • 32:44
    Marinović (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 32:04
    Kopecký (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 32:03
    Frič (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 31:03
    Belej (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 28:42
    Novotný (Czech Republic) misses the target.
  • Yellow Card
    28:26
    Kopecký (Czech Republic) is shown a yellow card.
  • Goal
    28:03
    Despotović (Croatia) scores!
    With Jiří Novotný still on as a flying goalkeeper, Frane Despotović restores the two-goal lead with a strike from distance into the vacant Czech net.
  • 27:16
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 26:17
    Novak (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 24:45
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) misses the target.
  • 24:21
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 24:20
    M. Mareš (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • Goal
    23:51
    Belej (Czech Republic) scores!
    Jiří Novotný, playing as a flying goalkeeper, helps reduce the Czechs' arrears, playing a pass to Lukáš Rešetár on the edge of the area. Rešetár's shot, appearing to be heading wide, is nudged in by Michal Belej.
  • 23:00
    Jelovčić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Sláma (Czech Republic).
  • Goal
    22:10
    Marinović (Croatia) scores!
    Dario Marinović doubles the lead with a fine individual goal. Having controlled a long ball forward, he composes himself on the edge of the penalty area before putting Libor Gerčák on his backside and firing into the net.
  • 21:06
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 21:05
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) has an effort on goal.
  • 21:04
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) takes the free-kick.
  • 20:29
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Grcić (Croatia).
  • 20:12
    Frič (Czech Republic) misses the target.
  • 20:10
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 20:09
    M. Mareš (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 20:05
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 19:44
    Jelovčić (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 19:42
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 19:41
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 19:40
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) has an effort on goal.
  • 19:27
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) delivers the corner.
  • 19:25
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 19:16
    Gerčák (Czech Republic) makes a save.
  • 19:15
    Novak (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 18:51
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 17:46
    M. Mareš (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 17:44
    M. Mareš (Czech Republic) takes the free-kick.
  • 17:43
    Babić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Frič (Czech Republic).
  • 17:11
    Jelovčić (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 17:10
    Grcić (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
  • 16:13
    Jelovčić (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 16:04
    Jelovčić (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 16:03
    Jelovčić (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 15:10
    Grcić (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 14:21
    Gerčák (Czech Republic) makes a save.
  • 14:20
    Marinović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 13:34
    Novak (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 12:55
    Jelovčić (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 12:54
    Gerčák (Czech Republic) makes a save.
  • 12:53
    Suton (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 12:37
    Jelovčić (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
  • 12:36
    Gerčák (Czech Republic) makes a save.
  • 12:35
    Marinović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 11:54
    Janovský (Czech Republic) misses the target.
  • 11:26
    Kopecký (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 9:37
    Grcić (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 9:23
    Frič (Czech Republic) is penalised for a foul on Grcić (Croatia).
  • 8:20
    Suton (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on R. Mareš (Czech Republic).
  • Goal
    8:16
    Grcić (Croatia) scores!
    A scorer against Romania, Jakov Grcić delivers the goods again. Receiving the ball on Czech right, he turns neatly away from his marker and unleashes a low shot which is deflected in by Marek Kopecký.
  • 7:55
    Kopecký (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 7:53
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 7:53
    Belej (Czech Republic) takes the corner.
  • 7:52
    Kopecký (Czech Republic) has an effort on goal.
  • 7:29
    Dulvat (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Novotný (Czech Republic).
  • 7:12
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 6:46
    M. Mareš (Czech Republic) misses the target.
  • 6:40
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 6:39
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) has an effort on goal.
  • 6:15
    Marinović (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 6:14
    Gerčák (Czech Republic) makes a save.
  • 6:13
    Marinović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 6:02
    Rešetár (Czech Republic) misses the target.
  • 5:29
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) takes the corner.
  • 5:28
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 5:27
    R. Mareš (Czech Republic) has an effort on goal.
  • 4:33
    Novotný (Czech Republic) misses the target.
  • 3:53
    Kopecký (Czech Republic) has a shot blocked.
  • 3:52
    Grcić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Kopecký (Czech Republic).
  • 3:37
    Marinović (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
  • 3:07
    Grcić (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 3:03
    Jelovčić (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 3:03
    Gerčák (Czech Republic) makes a save.
  • 3:02
    Novak (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 2:42
    Janovský (Czech Republic) misses the target.
  • 2:41
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 2:40
    Janovský (Czech Republic) has an effort on goal.
  • 2:34
    (Czech Republic) fouls.
  • 2:13
    Gerčák (Czech Republic) makes a save.
  • 2:12
    Marinović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 1:57
    Grcić (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution