Win keeps Croa­tia ahead

New Straits Times - - Sport -

ZA­GREB: Croa­tia stayed top of World Cup qual­i­fy­ing Group I af­ter a su­perb first-half goal by striker Nikola Kalinic gave them a 1-0 home win over Ukraine in an ac­tion-packed game on Fri­day.

The re­sult left the Croa­t­ians on top of their group with 13 points from five games, three ahead of sec­ond-placed Ice­land who moved one place up af­ter a 2-1 win in Kosovo. Third-placed

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