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Croatia's Mandzukic scores first own goal in World Cup final

Antoine Griezmann's free kick brushed the top of Mandzukic's head and sailed over his own goalkeeper to give France a 1-0 lead


Reuters Croatia
Updated: 15-07-2018 21:05 IST
Croatia's Mandzukic scores first own goal in World Cup final

Mandzukic scored the extra-time winner for Croatia against England in Wednesday's semi-final. (Image Credit: Twitter)

The own goal by Croatia's Mario Mandzukic in Sunday's World Cup final against France was the first in a final and 12th of a record-breaking tournament in Russia.

Antoine Griezmann's free kick brushed the top of Mandzukic's head and sailed over his own goalkeeper to give France a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute of the game at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.

Mandzukic scored the extra-time winner for Croatia against England in Wednesday's semi-final to send them through to the final.

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COUNTRY : Croatia France

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