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Jun 26, 2018 at 7pm UK at Rostov Arena
Attendance: 43,472
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1-2
Croatia
Sigurdsson (76' pen.)
FT(HT: 0-0)
Badelj (53'), Perisic (90')

Team News: Iceland make three changes against Croatia

Team News: Iceland make three changes against Croatia
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Iceland make three changes to their starting XI for their World Cup group decider against Croatia.

Iceland manager Heimir Hallgrimsson has made three changes to his starting XI for tonight's deciding World Cup group match against Croatia.

Sverrir Ingi Ingason has been drafted into the defence in place of former Aberdeen centre-back Kari Arnason.

Reading's Jon Dadi Bodvarsson drops to the bench to make way for Udinese midfielder Emil Hallfredsson, while Johann Berg Gudmundsson is prefered to Rurik Gislason.

Croatia, who have already qualified for the knockout stage, have made wholesale changes to their lineup for the group finale.

Only Luka Modric and Ivan Perisic have kept their place from the side which saw off Argentina 3-0 last time out.

Iceland: Halldorrson; Saevarsson, Ingason, R. Sigurdsson, Magnusson; Gunnarsson, Hallfredsson; J. Gudmundsson, Bjarnson, G. Sigurdsson; Finnbogason
Subs: Fridjonsson, Gudmundsson, Sigurdarson, Schram, Runarsson, Arnason, Eyjolfsson, Skulason, Gislason, Traustason, Bodvarsson, Skulason

Croatia: L. Kalinic; Corluka, Jedvaj, Caleta-Car, Pivaric; Modric, Badelj; Pjaca, Perisic, Kovacic; Kramaric
Subs: Livakovic, Vrsaljko, Strinic, Lovren, Rakitic, Brozovic, Bradaric, Mandzukic, Rebic, Vida, Subasic

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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