Real Madrid figure leads his team to the last direct spot for the Euro

PARIS.- Croatiahand in hand with the figure of Real Madrid, the midfielder Luka modriche knew how to overcome his nerves and the tenacity of Armenia to take a 1-0 victory on Tuesday that gave him the ticket for the European Championship of next year.

The Croatians needed to win to secure qualification alongside Türkiyethe first in Group D. But they suffered excessively in Zagreb until the midfielder Before Budimir headed the center Borna Sosa at 43 minutes.

The celebration was a relief for Modric, the 38-year-old midfielder and eternal talisman of the team with the checkered shirt. The Croatians finished the goal 23 times during the night.

A trip would have opened the door for Welsh with a victory against Türkiye in Cardiff, but the team led by Rob Page tied 1-1. Neco Williams He overtook the home team early before Yusuf Yazici will level as a penalty at 70.

The top two from each of the 10 groups advance and the host Germany was automatically classified.

Welsh will have to fight for one of the three places that will be defined in the playoff playoffs at the end of March. 12 teams will compete forming routes A, B and C.

Six semi-finals will be played on March 21 and three finals on March 26. The three winners will complete the cast of 24 teams in Germany.

Beyond Modric:

Also on Tuesday, the perfect march of France in the playoffs came to an end by drawing 2-2 with Greece in Athens. The star Kylian Mbappé crashed a shot against the crossbar in the final seconds after entering for the runners-up of the last World.

Mbappé has been involved in several controversies in recent months, especially due to some disagreements that have put his relationship with him at risk. Paris Saint-Germain.

FOUNTAIN: With information from AP