Croatia vs. Nigeria final score: Own goal, penalty kick from Modric lifts Europeans into first in Group D
It was a poor showing from Nigeria, who did next to nothing
It wasn’t a challenging match for the victors as Nigeria struggled to put much of anything together. They were sloppy, couldn’t hold on to the ball and lacked creativity in the final, but Croatia was far from convincing as well. They scored on an own goal and a penalty kick to win.
Oghenekaro Etebo knocked the ball into his own net in the first half for what was the winning goal: