Brazil on Front Foot but Croatia Remain Wary Score 0-0

At the Education City Stadium in Ar-Rayyan on Friday

Croatia will play Brazil in the opening quarterfinal of the ongoing FIFA World Cup

Croatia, who lost to Brazil in the 2018 World Cup final, is aiming for their second straight semi-final appearance

However, they are aware that Brazil, the five-time champions, poses a threat after thrashing South Korea 4-1 in their Round of 16 matchup last week

On the other hand, Croatia defeated Japan (3-1) on penalties after the teams were tied at 1-1 after 120 minutes

Croatia have been holding the majority of possession, so far

They are exchanging short passes and trying to create some opportunities to score. Brazil are also eyeing their first goal

Ivan Perisic produces a shot towards the edge of the box but the ball goes over the goalpost and Croatia miss out on a good opportunity to score