Two Croatian sports victories against England in two friendly matches at St George's Park, England
England U18 1-2 Croatia U18
Great success of young Croatian soccer players, who defeated the English team twice in 48 hours in St George's Park.
Croatian victorious team: Grbić, Stolnik, Mamić, Šunjić, Ćaleta-Car, Prce, Jakoliš, Knežević, Brodić, Roguljić i Maloku.
Also played: Balić, Džijan, Ćorić, Blažević, Vlašić i Lulić. Source
(photo by Josip Tomaško).
England U18 1-2 Croatia U18: Deja-vu for Young Lions as visitors fight back after Sonupe strikes
By Adam Shergold, 6 March 2014
It was a case of deja-vu for England's Under-18s as Croatia came from behind to beat them 2-1 for the second time in 48 hours.
Neil Dewsnip's Young Lions took a first-half lead at St George's Park courtesy of Tottenham forward Emmanuel Sonupe but the visitors hit back through Fran Brodic and Karlo Lulic to claim another win.
It would prove costly as Croatia broke to claim what proved to be the winner. The ball was worked from the right and Lulic showed good composure to control the ball and find the far corner of the net with Grainger committed.
There was no route back into the match for England, who slipped to another disappointing defeat.
Croatian U18 player Roguljić. Photo by Getty Images.
Source www.dailymail.co.uk (containing a video report of the match)
We remind the readers of the CROWN of the historic 3:2 Croatian sports victory
against the English senior soccer represenatation at Wembley in London in 2007.
Formated for CROWN by Darko Žubrinić
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