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Croatia are qualified for Euro 2024 after inching past Armenia 

Croatia became the last team to automatically book their spot at Euro 2024 with a win over Armenia.

Croatia became the last team to automatically book their spot at Euro 2024 with a win over Armenia.

Group D Outcome:

Croatia clinched the second spot in Group D, trailing behind Turkey, which consequently sends Wales into the play-offs for Euro 2024 qualification.

Last-minute Triumph:

Facing a potentially frustrating night, Croatia saw Ante Budimir’s crucial goal from Borna Sosa’s assist, securing the much-needed victory that assured their qualification.

Consistent Qualification Record:

This victory upholds Croatia’s impressive streak of qualifying for every European Championship since 2004 and all major tournaments since 2010, showcasing their consistency on the international stage.

Nerve-Wracking Journey:

Entering the match, Croatia understood the necessity of at least matching Wales’ result against Turkey to secure qualification. However, as Wales took an early lead in Cardiff, Croatia found themselves in the play-off position initially.

Dominant Performance:

Despite the initial setback, Zlatko Dalic’s side displayed dominance in Zagreb, holding 75% possession in the opening 15 minutes and registering eight shots before eventually breaking the deadlock and asserting their superiority.

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