‘Cry for me Argentina’ - Football world reacts to La Albiceleste demolition

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The 2014 World Cup runners-up’s aspiration of reaching the knockout phase suffered a rude blow as they were silenced by Zlatko Dalic’s men

It came as a rude shock on Thursday as Croatia humiliated Argentina 3-0 at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

La Albiceleste were tipped to comeback strongly against the Europeans following their disappointing 1-1 draw with Iceland in their opening encounter.

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However, the reverse was the case as they crumbled to second half strikes from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic, as their Round of 16 hopes hang in the balance.

Goal takes a look at the best of the reaction to the result, with many blaming Jorge Sampaoli for his tactical incompetence.

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