Croatia qualifies for the World Cup 2022 in Qatar

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Former runners-up Croatia has been selected for next year’s FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

Croatia beat Russia 1-0 in the European qualifiers on Sunday to advance to the World Cup from Group H.

Croatia won the game at home with the help of a suicide goal.

Russia‘s Fedor Kudryashov scored a suicide goal in the 81st minute to give Croatia the lead.

Before the game, Russia topped Group H with 22 points. Croatia was two points behind. A draw for Russia was enough.

But after the victory, adding 23 points, Croatia was selected for the World Cup.