Japan and Croatia are leveled at 1:1 at the final whistle of the first game between Japan vs. Croatia. This is the first game in which both teams will play for extra minutes. Maeda scored the game's first goal and took the lead for Japan.
Croatia equalized the score in the second half in the 55th minute from the goal of Ivan Perisic. Both teams have an equal number of shots on target of three. Croatia has 60% of the ball possession and 40 with Japan.
"Croatia has the best 100% record in the World Cup in games that have at least gone to extra time, progressing from all three such ties, all of which came in 2018."