Match statistics

CroatiaSpain

Goals scored0
1
Possession (%)36
 
64
Total attempts5
 
14
Attempts on target3
 
10
Attempts off target2
 
4
Attempts blocked0
2
Attempts against woodwork0
 
0
Corners4
 
11
Offsides0
1
Yellow cards6
 
0
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed21
 
16
Fouls suffered16
 
18

Standings

Last updated: 12/02/2013 17:13 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Paul Bryan, Arena Gdansk: Spain seal their passage through to the quarter-finals of UEFA EURO 2012 with Jesús Navas netting in the closing stages to seal an intense, tactical encounter. Croatia go towards their fans to wave goodbye, a brave effort failing to see them into the last eight.
  • 90+4
    Jelavić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Piqué (Spain).
  • 90+4
    Fàbregas (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rakitić (Croatia).
    Everybody goes forward - even goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa.
  • Yellow Card
    90+3
    Rakitić (Croatia) is booked.
    Spain are controlling possession now, passing around quickly and intelligently. Croatia desperately hunt the ball, knowing that a point would take them through in this tight group.
  • 90+2
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Negredo (Spain) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Yellow Card
    90+1
    Jelavić (Croatia) is booked.
  • 90
    Jelavić (Croatia) fouls.
  • 90
    Perišić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 90
    Casillas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    90
    Mandžukić (Croatia) is shown a yellow card.
  • 89
    Mandžukić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • Substitution
    89
    Negredo (in) - Xavi Hernández (out) (Spain)
  • Goal
    88
    Jesús Navas (Spain) scores!
    La Roja look set to go through to the quarter-finals thanks to that goal from the substitute, who smashes Andrés Iniesta's squared pass into an empty net after the FC Barcelona man brought the keeper out.
  • 86
    Rakitić (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 85
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 85
    Jesús Navas (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 84
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 84
    Iniesta (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 84
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
  • Substitution
    81
    Eduardo (in) - Vukojević (out) (Croatia)
  • 80
    Rakitić (Croatia) delivers the corner.
  • 79
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
  • 79
    Perišić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 78
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
    Paul Bryan, Arena Gdansk: Spain are winning corner after corner here but still can’t break their opponents’ – who now have Nikica Jelavić and Ivan Perišić – resolve. If this game is to be resolved one senses it will be done so by an individual error.
  • 78
    Fàbregas (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 78
    Rakitić (Croatia) blocks a shot.
  • 75
    Modrić (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 75
    Fàbregas (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Modrić (Croatia).
  • 74
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 73
    Fàbregas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 73
    Rakitić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Iniesta (Spain).
  • Substitution
    73
    Fàbregas (in) - Silva (out) (Spain)
  • 72
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 69
    Perišić (Croatia) misses the target.
  • 69
    Casillas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 68
    Silva (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Čorluka (Croatia).
  • 68
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 68
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 66
    Ramos (Spain) misses the target.
  • 66
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    66
    Jelavić (in) - Vida (out) (Croatia)
  • Substitution
    66
    Perišić (in) - Pranjić (out) (Croatia)
  • 63
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 62
    Iniesta (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Vida (Croatia).
  • 61
    Jordi Alba (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 61
    Rakitić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Iniesta (Spain).
  • 61
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    61
    Jesús Navas (in) - Torres (out) (Spain)
    It looks like David Silva will be the striker now in this Spanish set-up, with the No9 Torres making way for winger Navas.
  • 60
    Torres (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Schildenfeld (Croatia).
  • 60
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the corner.
  • 59
    Silva (Spain) misses the target.
  • 59
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
  • 59
    Rakitić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 58
    Rakitić (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 57
    Arbeloa (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Mandžukić (Croatia).
    Álvaro Arbeloa concedes a free-kick in a dangerous position here - just to the left of the Spain box.
  • 55
    Casillas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 55
    Srna (Croatia) fouls.
  • Yellow Card
    53
    Strinić (Croatia) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 52
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 52
    Silva (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Schildenfeld (Croatia).
  • 51
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 51
    Jordi Alba (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Srna (Croatia).
  • 50
    Casillas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 49
    Čorluka (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Casillas (Spain).
  • 49
    Rakitić (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • 48
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 48
    Arbeloa (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Strinić (Croatia).
  • 47
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 47
    Pranjić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 46
    Silva (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 46
    Strinić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Silva (Spain).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    With Italy 1-0 up against Ireland, Croatia need a win to go through, while Spain need a win to top the group. An intriguing half awaits.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Paul Bryan, Arena Gdansk: Spain have failed to find a way through the closed ranks of Croatia's well organised defensive setup thus far but with news of a goal for Italy in the group's other game, Slaven Bilić may have to ask his side to open up after the restart.
  • 45+1
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the corner.
    Gordon Schildenfeld gets up well to beat the dangerous Sergio Ramos to the hanging ball.
  • 45
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    44
    Srna (Croatia) is shown a yellow card.
  • 44
    Srna (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Busquets (Spain).
  • 43
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 42
    Ramos (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Čorluka (Croatia).
  • 42
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the corner.
  • 40
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 40
    Srna (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Busquets (Spain).
  • 37
    Arbeloa (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Pranjić (Croatia) fouls.
  • 35
    Vida (Croatia) blocks a shot.
  • 35
    Iniesta (Spain) has an effort on goal.
    Vedran Ćorluka steps up quickly and gets a block in, cutting out the danger.
  • 34
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 34
    Pranjić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Busquets (Spain).
  • 30
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
    David Silva has two relatively tame efforts in a row, both good chances from good positions inside the area, but both shots comfortable for Stipe Pletikosa, who doesn't break sweat in saving them.
  • 30
    Silva (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 29
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 29
    Silva (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 29
    Srna (Croatia) takes the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    27
    Čorluka (Croatia) is shown a yellow card.
    Vedran Ćorluka earns his first booking of the tournament for dissent.
  • 26
    Mandžukić (Croatia) misses the target.
    A wild effort that is neevr troubling the keeper from range.
  • 25
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
  • 25
    Pranjić (Croatia) has an effort on goal.
  • 24
    Piqué (Spain) misses the target.
    This time it is Ramos' defensive partner that has a go from range, but the ball does not come down in time.
  • 23
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 23
    Ramos (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 23
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
  • 23
    Torres (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 22
    Rakitić (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 22
    Ramos (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Srna (Croatia).
  • 22
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 21
    Torres (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Čorluka (Croatia).
  • 21
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 20
    Vukojević (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Silva (Spain).
    David Silva brought down five metres outside the area, just to the right-hand side.
  • 20
    Ramos (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 20
    Pranjić (Croatia) is penalised for a foul on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 19
    Ramos (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 19
    Srna (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jordi Alba (Spain).
  • 16
    Rakitić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jordi Alba (Spain).
  • 15
    Čorluka (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 14
    Iniesta (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Srna (Croatia).
  • 12
    Iniesta (Spain) has an effort on goal.
    David Silva slipped in Andrés Iniesta, but stretching, the midfielder could only poke the ball tamely towards goal.
  • 12
    Pletikosa (Croatia) makes a save.
    It was an easy gather low to the keeper's left in the end.
  • 11
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 11
    Strinić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 10
    Modrić (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 10
    Piqué (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mandžukić (Croatia).
  • 8
    Pletikosa (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 7
    Torres (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Schildenfeld (Croatia).
  • 5
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 5
    Mandžukić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Spain).
  • 4
    Torres (Spain) misses the target.
    The header is rushed and flies well over.
  • 4
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
    Jordi Alba charges down the left, overlapping well, but Fernando Torres cannot reach the ball before it is cleared for a corner.
  • 3
    Rakitić (Croatia) takes the free-kick.
  • 3
    Iniesta (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Srna (Croatia).
  • 2
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 1
    Mandžukić (Croatia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Spain).
    Xavi Hernández to get the ball into the box here.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Spain kick off and immediately attack Croatia with Andrés Iniesta.

Legend:

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