A 1-1 draw against the mighty Argentina was made even more sweet by the sight of goalkeeper Hannes Halldórsson saving a second half Lionel Messi penalty. The Croatians opened with a 2-0 win over Nigeria, putting them in a better spot in Group D than Argentina when the teams meet on the banks of the Volga in Nizhny Novgorod.
"We have to look at what we need to correct from the Iceland match, but we can't dwell on it", Argentina defender Gabriel Mercado said.
"This is a vital game".
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He said, "We know how we can win football matches".
The Sevilla player highlighted Spain-based midfield duo Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic as the dangermen for Zlatko Dalic's side. Kalinic, who plays for AC Milan, says he has a back injury although news reports in Croatia say he is unhappy being a substitute.
"I understand why this couldn't happen for other nations but it shows the unity between the fans and the team and the respect we get from them".
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"The sensation is one of a certain frustration after we had such high hopes at the start", said the shaven-headed coach who led Chile to the last 16 at the World Cup in Brazil four years ago. I imagine it will be a tough game, hard fought and we'll try to take control.
"It was an uncomfortable match because Iceland were playing very defensively, blocking all spaces".
On the third day of the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation, last tournament's runner-up Argentina and its star Lionel Messi faced a tough debut match against Iceland in Group D. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.
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The other notable change in training was that the coach dropped midfielders Lucas Biglia and Angel Di Maria, who also failed to impress in the draw on Saturday. Giovani Lo Celso, Ever Banega and Enzo Perez are also possibilities.