In the second match of Group F Croatia beat Ireland 3-1 and thus took the top of the group C where Spain and Italy are also.They played 1-1 in the first match of the group C. Two goals for Croatia scored Mario Mandzukic, and one added Jelavic
Croatia: Pletikosa – Srna,Corluka, Schildenfeld, Strinic – Rakitic (90. Dujmovic), Vukojevicć, Modrić, Perisic (90. Eduardo) – Jelavic ( 72. Kranjcar), Mandzukic.
Ireland: Given – O’Shea, Dunne, St Ledger, Ward – McGeady (54. Cox), Whelan, Andrews, Duff – Keane ( 74. Long), Doyle (53. Walters).
Highlights :Croatia 3-1 Ireland (Mandzukic 3, 49, Jelavic 43 / St Ledger 19)