As they entered the second half of extra time against England with the scores level, it began to look like they would need to step up to the spot again, until Mario Mandžukić scored with 11 minutes to play.
The lone fan wearing a Croatia jersey, who watched with a co-worker donning an England shirt, said there was a great atmosphere in the room during the match.
The World Cup in Russian Federation has thrown up some stunning twists, turns and shocks, so it's perhaps fitting that its final game will feature the smallest nation to appear in the last stage of the tournament since 1950. I don't say it's a miracle because we played well but because only big teams can be so fearless and play a tournament like this with a heart.
Croatia came from behind to win 2-1 in the semi-final clash in Moscow, with Mario Mandzukic claiming the victor in the 109th minute after Ivan Perisic had earlier cancelled out Kieran Trippier's free-kick opener. "We will see after this practice session", he said.
"It's been an incredible run and I feel lucky to have been here for this match".
Savannah elephants have likewise been hard hit in some strongholds, with losses of 60% in Tanzania alone in the past five years. Avaaz's report said: "This is an EU-wide problem - high levels of illegal ivory were found in nearly every country tested".
The reaction of a couple exposed to novichok in Wiltshire was "so severe" they "must have got a high dose", police have said. A murder probe has been launched after the mum-of-three exposed to the nerve agent Novichok died in hospital.
It is the first detection of its kind and shows how plasma waves travel on magnetic field lines between Saturn and Enceladus . Sulaiman is lead author of a pair of papers describing the findings, published recently in Geophysical Research Letters .
The tech giant is accused of not properly protecting user data and not sharing how people's data was harvested by others. The fines are based on laws governing the 2013-2014 period when the breaches occurred.
He was on Sunday's line-up along with the likes of rappers Giggs and Rick Ross, and hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd. Davido also brought out Mayorkun on stage as the duo performed his songs, Mama and "Cheche".
The Royal Christening Robe was made in 1841 for the christening of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, Victoria, Princess Royal. Kate is now in the middle of maternity leave for Prince Louis and hasn't yet returned to full-time royal duties.
Simon failed to convert a break point, then a third match point for Del Potro ended with him netting a forehand. One of those was on double fault in the tiebreak and the giant Argentine pounced to level the tie.
She added that she is flying back to Croatia and would be watching the game as part of a joint birthday football celebration. Flights from across Europe on Tuesday and Wednesday were packed with England fans scrambling to make the last-minute trip.
As fellow pundits Gary Neville and Lee Dixon laugh, Wright says: "We weren't talking about the final, we were having a laugh". Keane, a former Ireland global , tore into the hysteria and took aim at Ian Wright in the ITV studio.
The first round of tariffs covered Chinese products ranging from farming plows to machine tools and communications satellites. Analysts say a full-blown trade war with China could wound the U.S.in several ways.
The couple disembarked the ship on July 5 to partake in a zip line excursion on the island of Bahia near Roatan, Honduras. The couple booked the Extreme Caribe Zip Line Tour through the Royal Caribbean website, according to a local firefighter.
We'll do our best to try keep him quiet, but everybody else as well, because they have a lot of threats from different areas. Pickford, 24, has impressed football fans as he helps the England team get that little bit closer to the World Cup final.
Duterte sees lowest rating since becoming president
Urban net satisfaction with Duterte fell by one grade from "very good" to "good", at +38, down by 18 points from +56 in March. Class D Filipinos, or the economic class that makes up the bulk of voters, are not as satisfied with the populist President.
Kevin Anderson Upsets Roger Federer at Wimbledon
Should Djokovic, Nadal and Federer win, it would be the first time all three played in a semifinal since the 2012 French Open . But Anderson held his nerve to level up and then produced a remarkable surge in form to take Federer deep into the fifth set.
Twenty One Pilots drop music video, release two new songs
Tyler and Josh will also be heading off on tour to promote the new album and it's starting a LOT sooner than you think. A Live Nation ticket pre-sale will go live at 2pm on July 18, with all tickets going on sale at 10am on July 20.
Photo of Rihanna arguing with Saudi bae is now a viral meme
Although she has never officially confirmed their romance, Rihanna did touch on her dating life in an interview with Vogue. The photos may come as a surprise as it was reported in June that the couple had split after more than a year of dating.