Croatia stunned hosts Netherlands to reach the final of the Nations League. Luka Modric kept his hopes of winning an international title alive by scoring in extra time to help his side win 4-2.
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Here’s a look at the key stories from international sporting events through the day for June 15, 2023:
Croatia reach Nations League final
Bruno Petkovic and Luka Modric struck in extra time to fire Croatia into the Nations League final with a 4-2 victory over hosts the Netherlands on Wednesday.
Zlatko Dalic’s side, who reached the World Cup semi-finals last year, moved a step closer to earning their first ever trophy and demonstrated once again they are extra-time specialists.
Andrej Kramaric and Mario Pasalic netted in the second half after Donyell Malen sent the Dutch ahead, but Noa Lang snatched a 96th-minute equaliser to force an additional half hour.
However Petkovic got away from Frenkie de Jong and drilled home from outside the box to decisively put Croatia ahead eight minutes into extra time, and Modric wrapped up the win with a penalty.
The Nations League represents one of the last chances for Croatia’s elder statesmen, including Real Madrid…