The 2018 world vice-champions won by a narrow margin against the Moroccans (2-1) on Saturday.
Luka Modric and his teammates during Croatia’s win over Morocco in the 2022 World Cup third-place game on December 17. (JACK GUEZ / AFP)
There was little or no stake, but nobody tarnished the meeting. After a disputed match, Croatia offered third place in the 2022 World Cup,