Croatia v Denmark: Round of 16 - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

The Best Photos From Croatia vs. Denmark

It ended the way it started — with a bang. After trading goals within the first four minutes of the match, Croatia and Denmark's defenses clamped down, holding each other scoreless through the rest of regulation and extra time. In penalties, Croatian keeper Danijel Subasic made sure his team was the last one standing, making three saves en route to victory over Denmark — and a trip to the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in 20 years. Here, the best photos from the tight match.

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