"The match was harder than we expected. But we did not expect it to be easy. Azerbaijan has proven to be a difficult rival. Most important for us was to score three points and we did it," Croatian captain Luka Modrić said speaking about the match in the first round of the Euro-2020 qualifier.
Report informs citing Dvevnik.hr that the 34-year-old halfback said they had had a good match. The player said Azerbaijan's national team has a good defense: "When the rival undertakes counteroffensive, we need to react fast. It was our only negative feature in this encounter.