Spain beat Croatia on penalties to emerge Nations League winners

Admin
2 Min Read

[ad_1]

Spain have emerged as winners of the European Nations League after defeating Croatia on penalties in the final on Sunday night.

Croatia missed out on their first international trophy as they lost 5-4 in a shootout that followed a goalless draw in 120 minutes.

Dani Carvajal calmly chipped home the winning kick to seal the victory after Unai Simon had saved from Bruno Petkovic.

Read Also: Nations League: Spain set up Croatia final with win over Italy

It is Spain’s first international trophy for 11 years, since their victory at Euro 2012, and the title follows their World Cup triumph in 2010 and three European Championship titles.

Victory also means Spain become the second nation to win the World Cup, European Championship and Nations League after France, who beat Spain in the 2021 Nations League final.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now



[ad_2]

[ruby_static_newsletter]
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *