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National Teams

"Vlatko Marković" International Tournament

Matchday 3: the
Croatian U-15s reach
the final

Matchday 3: the Croatian U-15s reach the final
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With a 3:1 win against Belarus, head coach Sergej Milivojević and the Croatian U-15 national team took the top spot in Group A and qualified for the final match of the 3rd “Vlatko Marković” International Youth Tournament.

The Croatian U-15s continued their excellent run in the group stage with another strong match against Belarus. Croatia took the lead with a goal by Maro Kosović (23’) and upped the score to 2:0 with another goal by Dominik Babić (51’). Mokin of Belarus scored for 2:1 in the 56th minute, but Croatia’s victory was confirmed by another goal by Antonio Kujundžić (61’).

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Croatia will thus play in the final match of the tournament at Branko Čavlović-Čavlek Stadium. Their opponent in the final will be Group B winners Russia, who successfully beat Lithuania during the third matchday of the tournament (4:0). The remaining Matchday 3 games ended with Bulgaria’s win against North Macedonia (2:0) and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s win against Albania (2:1).

ZAGREB – Training pitches at Maksimir Stadium. Referee: Luka Slišković. Assistant referees: Podrug and Kolarević. Goals: 1:0 Kosović (23’), 2:0 Babić (51’), 2:1 Mokin (56’), 3:1 Kujundžić (61’). Yellow cards: Majić, Lukadinović (Croatia), Sakonchyk, Baranok (Belarus).
CROATIA: Bodetić, Hodak (60’ Jureško), Krstanović (50’ Lukadinović), Sopić, Ivković (50’ Levak), Babić (60’ Lazar), Kujundžić, Kosović (60’ Dabić), Majić (69’ Reić), Perić (41’ Kardum), Vušković (69’ Vujanić).
BELARUS: Veratinski, Sakonchyk, Kandratsenia, Dzianisenka, Baranok, A. Sakalouski (48’ Mialkouski), Dzeviatsen (41’ Liukevich), Zapatylak (41’ Miadzvedzeu), Rohau, M. Sakalouski (64’ Kuntsevich), Nikalayeu (41’ Mokin).

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Group A, Matchday 3: Croatia - Belarus 3:1, Bulgaria – North Macedonia 2:0. Standings: Croatia 9, Belarus 6, Bulgaria 3, North Macedonia 0. 
Group B, Matchday 3: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Albania 2:1, Russia – Lithuania 4:0. Standings: Russia 9, Lithuania 4, Bosnia and Herzegovina 3, Albania 1.

Schedule for Matchday 4

7th place play-off (9:30, Lučko): North Macedonia - Albania
5th place play-off (11:00, Sesvete): Bulgaria - Bosnia and Herzegovina
3rd place play-off (12:30, Lučko): Belarus - Lithuania
Finale (17:00, Karlovac): Croatia - Russia

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Friendly, 07.05.2021., Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb
Croatia U-15
Belarus U-15