Viceverdensmesteren Croatia get off to a good start, but ended Sunday with the to lose the european championship qualifier away to Hungary with 1-2.
This is group E quite equal with both Hungary, Croatia, Wales and Slovakia on three points.
Hungary tried from the start to offer guests despite at Groupama Arena in Budapest, but just as the hosts had got wind of something and put a few kontrastød check, brought Ante Rebic Croatia ahead 1-0.
After 14 minutes stood Rebic completely free in the small box, as Andrej Kramaric slipped a post from Luka Modric on, and the attacker did not fail, because the randomness went his way.
Away conducted Luka Modric his troops down in tempo and in a more wait and see formation.
The cost of expensive, after 34 minutes, when passively defending gave Balázs Dzsudzsák opportunity to poke the ball the lead to Adam Szalai.
The attacker struck for the first time from a slightly acute angle and passed Aston Villa-goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic, who is not as sharp out of the situation.
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Croatia, which number four in the world ranking, was suddenly shaken by the world number 52.
Kampbilledet continued after the break, when Croatia had not much to offer in the forward to the second half of the second half.
from Here began the WORLD cup-sølvvinderen a good pressure, but without getting to the big chances.
instead, it was hjemmeholdets Mate Patkai the big hero, when he in two trials karatesparkede the ball into the goal from close range after a corner kick with 14 minutes left to great cheers in Budapest.
First, in injury time, Croatia was close to offset.
In their first match in the european championship qualifying, won the croats only with 2-1 at home over Azerbaijan, while Hungary lost 0-2 away to Slovakia.
on Sunday lost to Slovakia so the 0-1 defeat against Wales. The young Swansea defender Daniel James scored the match lone goal.