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National Teams

"Vlatko Marković" International Tournament

Matchday 4: Croatia
beats Russia in the
final

10.05.2021.
Matchday 4: Croatia beats Russia in the final
photo by: Drago Sopta/HNS
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The Croatian U-15 national team beat Russia in the penalty shoot-out of the final match of the 3rd edition of the “Vlatko Marković” International Youth Tournament. The penalty shoot-out followed a tense match which ended with a 1:1 draw, with Croatia ultimately taking the title of tournament champions.

Head coach Sergej Milivojević’s team took the lead early on with a goal by Maro Kosović (17’), but Topinka (31’) soon even the score for Russia. Croatia was more successful during the penalty shoot-out, with MajićPerićKujundžić and Vušković all scoring, while keeper Jan Hlapčić made successful saves against Cheburakov and K. Volkov.

photo by: Drago Sopta/HNS
 Belarus beat Lithuania in the third-place play-off (1:0), while Bosnia and Herzegovina took the fifth place in the final standings with a win against Bulgaria (3:1). Albania won the seventh-place play-off against Macedonia after a penalty shoot-out (4:2).

The final match was attended by higher advisor to the president Zorislav Srebrić, head instructor Petar Krpan, diaspora instructor Aljoša Asanović, and Croatia U-17 coach Tomislav Rukavina. Russia’s Stanislav Topinka was named the best player of the tournament, while Maro Kosović of Croatia took the title of best goal-scorer and Jan Hlapčić was named the best goalkeeper.

The third edition of the "Vlatko Marković" International Youth Tournament was once again organize with financial support from FIFA through the FIFA Forward Programme.

photo by: Drago Sopta/HNS

CROATIA - RUSSIA 5:3 11m (1:1)
KARLOVAC - Branko Čavlović-Čavlek Stadium. Referee: Patrik Pavlešić. Assistant referees: Kolarević and Varivoda. Goals: 1:0 Kosović (17’), 1:1 Topinka (31’). 11m: 2:1 Majić, 2:2 Aleksandrov, 3:2 Perić, Čeburakov - Hlapčić brani, 4:2 Kujundžić, 4:3 Pridava, 5:3 Vušković, Volkov - Hlapčić brani. Yellow cards: Kolobov (Russia).
CROATIA: Hlapčić, Sopić, Ivković (41’ Levak), Babić (57’ Reić), Kujundžić, Perić, (57’ Lazar), Majić, Jureško (41’ Hodak), Lukadinović (41’ Krstanović), Vušković, Kardum (41’ Perić).
RUSSIA: Ladoka, Kolobov (78’ Prodava), K. Volkov, Zubenko, Aleksandrov, Bober, Utkin (41’ Akimov), TopinkaErofeev (41’ Čuprina), Efimov (41’ Čeburakov), Traigel

photo by: Drago Sopta/HNS

Final match: Croatia - Russia 5:3 11m (1:1)
3rd place play-off: Belarus - Lithuania 1:0
5th place play-off: Bulgaria - Bosnia and Herzegovina 1:3
7th place play-off: North Macedonia - Albania 2:4 11m (0:0)

photo by: Drago Sopta/HNS

Friendly, 09.05.2021., Branko Čavlović-Čavlek, Karlovac
Croatia U-15
1
Russia U-15
1
1Jan Hlapčić12Danil Ladokha
8Antonio Kujundžić2Efim Kolobov
6Mate Ivković
41'
5Kirill Volkov
4Sven Sopić6Ilya Zubenko
7Dominik Babić
57'
7Dmitrii Aleksandrov
9Maro Kosović
17'
57'
8Ivan Bober
10Toni Majić16German Utkin
13Gabriel Jureško
41'
17Stanislav Topinka
31'
14Luka Lukadinović
41'
18Dmitrii Erofeev
15Luka Vušković19Aleksandr Efimov
22Bartol Kardum
41'
20Denis Traigel
Bench
12Mihael Letica1Egor Besaev
23Mihael Bodetić3Aleksa Stanisavlevich
2Luka Hodak
41'
4Maksim Chuprina
3Ivan Krstanović
41'
9Roman Volkov
5Vigo Vujanić10Arsenii Khorin
11Matej Perić
41'
11Kirill Cheburakov
16Ivan Fran Dragaš14Nikolai Pridava
17Sergej Levak
41'
15Egor Akimov
18Matej Šop
19Duje Reić
57'
20Lovro Lazar
57'
21Josip Dabić
Coaches
Milivojević SergejGusev Rolan
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