Croatia lost 3-2 to him Portugal by Cristiano Ronaldo, this Tuesday in Split, but despite this he was able to stay in the first category (A) of the Nations League.
Mateo Kovacic (29) advanced to Croatia Y Portugal he later came back through Ruben Dias (52) and Joao Félix (60), before Kovacic (65) equalized next. The goal of the Portuguese victory came in the final discount (90 + 1), with another goal from Ruben Dias.
Despite the defeat and adding just 3 points in six games, CroatiaWith no chance of winning the group since last month, he was able to finish in third place and thus avoid relegation to League B (2nd category), which is reserved for the team that finished bottom.
Sweden lost 4-2 in France, also on Tuesday. The Scandinavians finished with 3 points, as did the Croats, who ended up being ahead on goal difference.
Portugal Nothing was at stake as they lost 1-0 at home to France on Saturday, which then made sure to finish leading and qualify for the ‘Final 4’ of the tournament, relegating the Portuguese, defending champions, to finish second in the group.
France finished with 16 points and Portugal with 13.