Croatia set up final with Kazakhstan after beating Romania 4-2

In a captivating EuroCup semifinal clash, Croatia emerged victorious with a thrilling 4-2 win over Romania, booking their spot in the final and setting up a showdown with Kazakhstan. The match was a rollercoaster of emotions, with both teams showcasing their attacking prowess in a fiercely contested encounter.

Croatia wasted no time in asserting their dominance, with A. Kovacevic opening the scoring in the 5th minute to give his team an early lead. However, Romania responded swiftly, with R. Burciu leveling the score just two minutes later to keep the game finely poised.

Undeterred, Croatia regained the lead through A. Kovacevic’s second goal in the 25th minute, before B. Vidicek extended their advantage with a well-taken goal in the 33rd minute, putting Croatia in control of the match.

But Romania refused to go down without a fight, as I. Barculet pulled one back in the 36th minute to keep their hopes alive. However, Croatia sealed the victory just before the full time whistle, with B. Vidicek finding the back of the net in the 44th minute to make it 4-2 and secure their place in the final.

With the win, Croatia now turns their attention to the final showdown against Kazakhstan on Sunday, where they will look to cap off their impressive campaign with EuroCup glory. Meanwhile, Romania will face Oman in the third-place playoff, as both teams aim to salvage a podium finish in the tournament.

As anticipation builds for the final clash, football fans can expect an enthralling encounter as Croatia and Kazakhstan vie for the coveted EuroCup title.