Nations League: Defending champion France, defeated by Croatia, is in danger of slipping into the second tier league

Nations League: Defending champion France, defeated by Croatia, is in danger of slipping into the second tier league

Paris. Defending champions France have lost their Nations League football tournament title after a 0-1 loss to Croatia. Not only this, now he is in danger of slipping into the second tier league. Meanwhile, their group-toppers Denmark beat Austria 2-0 to strengthen their chances of reaching the last-four.

Denmark has 9 points which are 2 points more than second place team Croatia. Only the team that tops the group will advance. Austria is third in the group with 4 points, while France is at the last spot with two points after not winning four matches in a row.

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The last placed team slips to the lower tier league. For Croatia, midfielder Luka Modric converted a penalty in the fifth minute itself.

On the other hand, Jonas Older Wind and Andreas Skov Olsson scored for Denmark in Copenhagen. Croatia will now host Denmark on 22 September, which will decide the team that tops the group.

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