Argentina v Croatia, 26 June 1998

Score1-0 to Argentina
RefereeSaid Belqola
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group H
VenueParc De Lescure
Attendance31,800
Kick-off: 4.00pm local

1  Argentina

Manager: Daniel Passarella

0  Croatia

Manager: Miroslav Blažević

Goals:

Mauricio Pineda 36 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Carlos Roa
Defender Pablo Paz
Defender Mauricio Pineda
Defender/Centre back Roberto Ayala
Defender/Full back Nelson Vivas
Midfielder Matias Almeyda
Midfielder Javier Zanetti
Forward Gabriel Batistuta (captain)
Forward Ariel Ortega

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Drazen Ladic
Defender Slaven Bilic
Defender Dario Simic
Defender/Midfielder Robert Jarni
Midfielder Aljosa Asanovic
Midfielder Zvonimir Boban (captain)
Midfielder Robert Prosinecki
Midfielder Zvonimir Soldo
Midfielder Mario Stanic
Forward Silvio Maric
Forward Davor Suker

Substitutions:

Claudio Lopez for Ariel Ortega 53
Diego Simeone for Javier Zanetti 68
Sergio Berti for Marcelo Gallardo 81

Substitutions:

Goran Vlaovic for Silvio Maric 46
Igor Stimac for Robert Prosinecki 68

Cards:

Ariel Ortega 23 Y
Roberto Ayala 35 Y
Nelson Vivas 68 Y

Cards:

Slaven Bilic 20 Y
Zvonimir Soldo 43 Y
Zvonimir Boban 47 Y
Robert Jarni 58 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper German Burgos
Goalkeeper Pablo Cavallero
Defender José Chamot
Defender/Midfielder Roberto Sensini
Midfielder Leonardo Astrada
Midfielder Sergio Berti
Midfielder Diego Simeone
Forward Abel Balbo
Forward Hernan Crespo
Forward Marcelo Delgado
Forward Claudio Lopez

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Marijan Mrmic
Goalkeeper Vladimir Vasilj
Defender Goran Jurić
Defender Zoran Mamic
Defender Anthony Seric
Defender Igor Stimac
Defender Igor Tudor
Midfielder Krunoslav Jurcic
Forward Ardijan Kozniku
Forward Petar Krpan
Forward Goran Vlaovic