Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

From FOX Sports - November 12, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP)Croatia qualified for the 2018 World Cup finals after a 0-0 draw in the second leg of the playoffs against Greece on Sunday.

With a considerable advantage from Thursdays 4-1 victory in Zagreb, Croatia easily held off the Greek hosts as they pressed for an upset.

Croatia came closest to scoring in the 42nd minute when Ivan Perisics powerful shot ricocheted off Greeces left post, with goalkeeper Orestis Karezis well beaten.

Greece came closest to scoring in the 87th when Panagiotis Tachtsidiss shot from inside the area was deflected by goalkeeper Danijel Subasics legs.


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