Croatia beat Kosovo 1-0 in prolonged qualifier

Croatia beat Kosovo 1-0 in prolonged qualifier”

The match was suspended after 22 minutes of play on Saturday following a downpour that left the Maksimir Stadium pitch unplayable.

It was Vida's first worldwide goal for four years.

Luka Modric claimed Federation Internationale de Football Association "showed they don't care about players" after Croatia beat Kosovo 1-0 in World Cup qualifying, in a fixture played over two days.

Cheered on by 7,000 spectators at Maksimir Stadium on a cloudy but dry Sunday afternoon, the Croatian team tried to score as soon as possible but all their efforts ended up missing the target or in the hands of Kosovo custodian and captain Samir Ujkani.

The victory sees Croatia usurp Ukraine at the top of Group I, while their near-neighbours Kosovo remain bottom. If they did care, they would have postponed the Turkey - Croatia game to Wednesday.

The Group I encounter in Zagreb had been called off due to heavy rain and a waterlogged pitch, and resumed in the 21st minute on Sunday at 1230 GMT.

Ukraine jumped up from fourth to first thanks to a 2-0 home win over Turkey as new Borussia Dortmund winger Andriy Yarmolenko scored a brace.

And Iceland suffered a disappointing night as they had Rurik Gislason sent off in their 1-0 defeat to Finland, Alexander Ring netting the only goal.

In the World Cup Qualifying UEFA of Group I the teams Croatia and Kosovo are facing against each other today.

Like this



03 September 2017
Chiefs pass-rusher Tamba Hali to stay on PUP list
The Chiefs will open their season on Thursday, Sept. 7 when they take on the New England Patriots. The team placed Hali on the PUP list at the start of training camp in July.

03 September 2017
Eastern Bank Has Boosted Its Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) Holding
Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 18,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,006,920. On average, equities research analysts expect that Bristol-Myers Squibb Company will post $2.98 EPS for the current fiscal year.

03 September 2017
Hurricane Irma looms over Atlantic as Category 3 storm
A few models now keep the storm off the United States' East Coast, but a lot can change in a week with a storm of this magnitude. But if the ridge strengthens, the force will put Irma on a track that could pose a threat to South Florida residents next week.

03 September 2017
Mnuchin preparing harsher sanctions for North Korea
Such a bomb is considered more powerful than any of the five nuclear ones North Korea has already tested. Mnuchin said North Korea needs to be cut off economically.

03 September 2017
BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Saw a New 52-Week High
BidaskClub upgraded shares of BHP Billiton Limited from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th. Macquarie Research downgraded BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) on Tuesday, March 15 to "Underperform" rating.

03 September 2017
Newton-John backs medicinal cannabis
Newtown-John said her back pain, caused by the cancer at the base of her spine, had completely disappeared after using marijuana. In addition to natural wellness therapies, Newton-John has undergone a short course of photon radiation therapy.

03 September 2017
Woman Defence Minister biggest signs of women empowerment: Randeep Hooda
After the Trump administration took power, this will be the first formal interaction between trade authorities of the two sides. I think the Prime Minister has always supported women but today I think he has sent a very big message.

03 September 2017
Steely Dan Co-Founder Walter Becker, Dead
Becker enjoyed a brief solo career as well, releasing "11 Tracks of Whack" in 1994 and his final album, "Circus Money", in 2008. No cause of death is now known although Becker missed both of Steely Dan's recent shows at the Classic West and East shows.

03 September 2017
Mellanox (NASDAQ:MLNX) Is Now Covered By Benchmark Co
Employees Retirement System Of Texas decreased Mellanox Technologies Ltd ( MLNX ) stake by 11.86% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The stock of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd . (NASDAQ:MLNX) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, January 11 by Credit Suisse.

03 September 2017
Buccaneers to sign TJ Ward to one-year contract
He did not play in any of the four preseason games after suffering a hamstring injury in practice in early August. Ward started 14 games last season for the Broncos , finishing the year with 87 tackles, second-most on the team.