Arena Zagreb - Zagreb 09/02/2012 - 18:30CET (18:30 local time)

Semi-finals

Croatia - Russia
2-4
 

Croatia - Russia 2-4 - 09/02/2012 - Match page - Futsal EURO 2012

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: That's a very relieved Russia at the whistle after Croatia's brave effort, getting two goals back and hitting the woodwork three times. A standing ovation at the whistle and hopefully much of this 14,300 record crowd will be back for Saturday's third-place match and final. Now to find out who Russia and Croatia will play as Spain and Italy meet here at 21.00CET.
  • 39:48
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
  • 39:47
    Marinović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 39:32
    Nugumanov (Russia) misses the target.
  • 39:26
    Marinović (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 39:23
    Novak (Croatia) misses the target.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: The flying goalkeeper this time, so near for Croatia...
  • 39:14
    Grcić (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
  • 38:50
    Suton (Croatia) has a shot blocked.
  • 38:33
    Marinović (Croatia) takes the corner.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Gustavo fit to continue.
  • 38:32
    Marinović (Croatia) misses the target.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: ...and again, rebounding just wide off Gustavo who is receiving treatment.
  • 37:50
    Grcić (Croatia) misses the target.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: So close! Crowd on their feet now.
  • Goal
    36:32
    Marinović (Croatia) scores!
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Dario Marinović's shot slips in under Gustavo's dive. He is now on to five goals, trailing Torras in the top-scorer stakes by an assist.
  • 36:11
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
  • 36:10
    Grcić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 35:06
    Marinović (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 34:48
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
  • 34:47
    Bajrušović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 34:00
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
  • 33:59
    Jelovčić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 31:37
    Suton (Croatia) fouls.
  • 30:47
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 30:46
    Milovanov (Russia) has an effort on goal.
  • 29:26
    Abramov (Russia) is penalised for a foul on Despotović (Croatia).
  • 27:58
    Fukin (Russia) is penalised for a foul on Suton (Croatia).
  • Goal
    26:48
    Marinović (Croatia) scores!
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Saša Babić's shot is parried by Gustavo and Dario Marinović head in on the line. The arena explodes with noise.
  • 25:37
    Fukin (Russia) is penalised for a foul on Babić (Croatia).
  • 24:20
    Jelovčić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Abramov (Russia).
  • 23:46
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
  • 23:45
    Bajrušović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 22:01
    Despotović (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Pula (Russia).
  • 21:31
    Despotović (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Fukin (Russia).
  • 21:12
    Cirilo (Russia) takes the corner.
  • 21:05
    Cirilo (Russia) takes the corner.
  • 21:04
    Cirilo (Russia) has a shot blocked.
  • Goal
    20:41
    Pula (Russia) scores!
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Ivo Jukić emerges to block Cirilo's effort, however the rebound falls to Pula around 15 metres out and he rolls the ball into an empty net.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Looks like Russia are heading for their fourth final, their early goal putting them in control and their defence and Gustavo dealing with whatever Croatia can throw at them. That has not put off the crowd, pretty much filling this 15,000-seat arena.
  • 19:59
    Pula (Russia) takes the corner.
  • 19:58
    Fukin (Russia) takes the corner.
  • 19:58
    Pula (Russia) has a shot blocked.
  • 19:57
    Fukin (Russia) has a shot blocked.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Two hugely vital blocks to keep the score at 3-0.
  • 19:56
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 19:55
    Pula (Russia) has an effort on goal.
  • 18:36
    Pula (Russia) takes the corner.
  • 18:36
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 18:35
    Fukin (Russia) has an effort on goal.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Good stop from a volley after a clearance the length of the pitch.
  • 16:51
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 16:50
    Nugumanov (Russia) has an effort on goal.
  • 16:31
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 16:30
    Nugumanov (Russia) has an effort on goal.
  • 16:27
    Prudnikov (Russia) delivers the corner.
  • 16:26
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 16:25
    Prudnikov (Russia) has an effort on goal.
  • 16:09
    Abramov (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Grcić (Croatia).
  • Goal
    15:30
    Abramov (Russia) scores!
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Sergeev's long shot is parried and Sergei Abramov, who scored in the 1-1 friendly draw between these teams last month, pounces on the rebound. The crowd are not letting up but Croatia need something dramatic if they are to level this one.
  • 15:29
    Jukić (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 15:28
    Sergeev (Russia) has an effort on goal.
  • 14:08
    Fukin (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Dulvat (Croatia).
  • 11:25
    Marinović (Croatia) delivers the corner.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Croatia are having most of the possession and are posing a threat. Russia take a time-out in an arena now close to totally full.
  • 10:37
    Novak (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fukin (Russia).
  • 9:22
    Nugumanov (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Marinović (Croatia).
  • 7:41
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
  • 7:40
    Babić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 6:44
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Gustavo has been the busier keeper but his dealing well with anything thrown at him so far.
  • 6:43
    Babić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 5:33
    Grcić (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 5:32
    Suton (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 5:31
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
  • 5:30
    Bajrušović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Croatia have had several good chances and call an early time-out.
  • Goal
    5:07
    Cirilo (Russia) scores!
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Aleksandr Fukin plsys the ball in from the left and Cirilo turns the ball past Jukić. Efficient finishing from Russia.
  • 4:33
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
  • 4:32
    Marinović (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 2:34
    Marinović (Croatia) misses the target.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Great skill from the man that passed a late fitness test.
  • 1:08
    Gustavo (Russia) makes a save.
  • 1:07
    Grcić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: Good immediate response from Croatia on the pitch and the fans off it.
  • Goal
    0:35
    Prudnikov (Russia) scores!
    Paul Saffer, Arena Zagreb: The perfect start for Russia as Sergei Sergeev plays through Dmitri Prudnikov, who rounds Ivo Jukić and strikes from a tight angle.
  • 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
 
 
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