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FIFA World Cup 2018: Twitter Explodes After Croatia Crushes Messi’s Argentina

Argentina, led by Lionel Messi, succumbed to a crushing 3-0 loss against Croatia on Friday in the FIFA World Cup 2018 as they failed to gather any sort of goal in the match and now find themselves on the verge of elimination. Here are the best reactions from the match!

Finalists from four years ago, Argentina are now on the brink of elimination from the FIFA World Cup 2018 .

The first goal came in the second half at 53 minutes after a howler from keeper Willy Caballero as he botched up a clearance and chipped it straight to Ante Rebic in the box, who slammed home a fine volley. Luka Modric doubled his team’s lead in the 80th minute with a trademark shot from outside the penalty area. Ivan Rakitic, who was charged with marking Messi, capped a superb performance with a goal and tapped in from close range in injury time.

Social media was rife with reactions after Argentina’s horror show, with most fans criticising Sampaoli’s tactics. Here are the best ones:

Argentina’s fate depends on the result of the match between Iceland and Nigeria, which will take place on Friday. In their last match of the group stage, they will face Nigeria on Tuesday.

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