Saturday 23 March 2024, 22:15

Croatia beat Tunisia on penalties

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ semi-finalists Croatia needed a penalty shoot-out to overcome Tunisia following a 0-0 draw in the FIFA Series 2024™ on Saturday.


FIFA Series 2024 Egypt™ Tunisia 0-0 (4-5 PSO) Croatia Goalkeeper Ivica Ivusic, who replaced Dominik Livakovic in the second half, came to Croatia's rescue with three penalty saves as his side prevailed 5-4 after the game went to a shoot-out. Croatia will face Egypt next on Tuesday after the hosts defeated New Zealand 1-0 on Friday. The tournament is part of the new FIFA Series™ introduced to provide FIFA Member Associations with a more regular opportunity to face national teams from other continents.

Unique opportunities presented by the FIFA Series™

The FIFA Series™ tournaments allow FIFA’s Member Associations to engage in meaningful games and share their experiences with counterparts from other parts of the world. The pilot project provides a chance for technical development, and participating teams have been applauding the unique opportunities presented by this initiative.

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FIFA Series 2024 match schedule

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