Half Time: Croatia 1-0 Nigeria. Mandzukic header draws an own goal from Etebo

borismok Resilient Nigeria succumb to a 1-0 deficit at half time after Oghenekaro Etebo - who has joined Stoke City just a few days ago - diverts Mario Mandzukic's header into his own net.  

2018 World Cup  1-0 Oghenekaro Etebo (32' OG)  Match Events  13' Perisic's right-footed shot is just over the bar!   Croatia carve open the Nigeria backline but Perisic cannot find the back of the net.  Modric started the move on the left wing before Mandzukic teed up the Inter man but he could only blaze his shot over the bar.   

22' Balogun sees blood in his face as he is hit by Vida    32' OWN GOAL! Croatia 1-0 Nigeria (Etebo)   Croatia lead 1-0 in Kaliningrad after a superb cross causes problems for the Nigeria defence. Mandzukic throws himself at the ball and his glancing header deflects off Etebo and creeps past Uzoho.   

39' Kramaric header inches over the bar!   Andrej Kramaric (Croatia) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Ivan Rakitic.

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