Brazil pay the penalty; crumble at quarter-finals!

Brazil pay the penalty; crumble at quarter-finals!
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Brazil players look dejected after being eliminated from the World Cup REUTERS/Lee Smith
Education City Stadium, Doha, Qatar

Like it happened at the quarter-finals of South Africaa 2010, Brazil have exited at the same stage in Qatar.

After a lively display in a match with hard fighting Croatia and getting not just the better possession, but scoring in the added time of the first halof of the extra time, Brzal unexpectedly crumbled when it mattered most.

Dominik Livakovic saved Rodrygo’s first penalty and Marquinhos hit the post to give Croatia a 4-2 shootout win over Brazil on Friday after their World Cup quarter-final finished level at 1-1.

After a scoreless 90 minutes Brazil took a 1-0 lead with a bit of extra time solo magic from Neymar but gritty Croatia refused to quit, Bruno Petkovic equalising in the 117th minute to send the contest to penalties

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