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Croatia hold Italy in trouble-hit qualifier
Croatia extended their unbeaten run over Italy to seven matches after holding the Azzurri to a 1-1 draw in a Euro 2016 qualifier that saw a 10-minute stoppage after visiting fans targeted 'keeper Gianluigi Buffon with flares. Italy, who last beat Croatia in 1942 (although Croatia was part of the former Yugoslavia from WWII until 1992), took the lead after only 11 minutes when Simone Zaza set up ...(11/16/2014 6:03:47 PM)
UEFA charges Croatia, Italy over match disorder
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Croatia is facing UEFA sanctions for another case of racist behavior by fans in a European Championship match against Italy.(11/18/2014 9:30:07 AM)
Soccer-Crowd trouble mars Croatia draw with Italy
(adds details, quotes, match action) MILAN, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Croatia, helped by a mistake by veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, held Italy to a 1-1 away draw on Sunday, but their evening was ruined by their fans who twice interrupted play by throwing flares onto the pitch. The contingent of around 5,000 Croatia fans stopped play for around three minutes after their team's equaliser in the ...(11/16/2014 5:46:19 PM)
Italy draws 1-1 against Croatia amid crowd trouble
MILAN (AP) — Italy drew 1-1 against Croatia in a trouble-filled European Championship qualifier at the San Siro on Sunday, to leave both teams level at the top of their group.(11/16/2014 6:29:02 PM)
Croatia flares deflect glare from outplayed Azzurri
Ugly flare-throwing incidents at Milan's storied San Siro stadium deflected the glare from under-par Italy as they scraped a precious Euro 2016 qualifying point at home to impressive Group H leaders Croatia. Croatia crossed the Adriatic hoping to protect an impressive unbeaten record against the Italians that stretched back to 1942 when the Azzurri beat the then Yugoslavia 4-0 in Genoa. Instead ...(11/16/2014 10:16:26 PM)
Croatia coach apologizes for fans' behavior during Italy game
Croatia coach Niko Kovac has apologised for the ugly scenes in the crowd that marred his side's 1-1 draw with Italy in Milan on Sunday.(11/17/2014 8:59:13 AM)
Serb's release by UN court frees nationalist genie, Croat leader warns
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia's president urged neighboring Serbia on Wednesday to "stop the escalation of nationalism and hatred" following the release of a hardline Serbian nationalist leader from a United Nations war crimes court. The Hague-based tribunal released Vojislav Seselj, who suffers from cancer, on grounds of ill health before it reached a verdict in his trial for atrocities in Croatia ...(11/19/2014 12:12:27 PM)
Croatia to hold presidential election on Dec. 28
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia, the European Union's newest member, will hold a presidential election on Dec. 28, a government spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday. Incumbent Ivo Josipovic, supported by the ruling Social Democrats, is seen as a frontrunner for the largely ceremonial post even though the government's failure to halt economic decline has eroded the party's popularity. "The government ...(11/19/2014 8:21:10 AM)
After the fireworks, Croatia and Italy stay level
MILAN (AP) — After all the fireworks at the San Siro on Sunday, Italy and Croatia settled for a 1-1 draw and remained level atop Group H in qualifying for the European championships.(11/16/2014 7:33:55 PM)
Croatia hold Italy amid flares, crowd trouble in Euro qualifier
Italy drew 1-1 against Croatia in a trouble-filled European Championship qualifier at the San Siro on Sunday, to leave both teams level at the top of their group.(11/16/2014 5:28:38 PM)
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