"They (Argentina) have quality but this win will boost our confidence and I hope we can play well against them", Modric, who excelled in his role as a playmaker, told reporters.
Lionel Messi missed a penalty as his side were surprisingly held by debutants Iceland in their opening Group D game on Saturday.
Messi's missed penalty was Argentina's only clear-cut chance in the second half, although Cristian Pavon's bouncing cross drew a fine late save from Halldorsson.
"You need to make at least four points if you want to be qualified, nothing is lost all is in our hands so let's be positive we believe we can do it".
The ideal symbol of Croatia's creativity, midfielder Luka Modric said he was unfazed by the news of his club Real Madrid poaching Julen Lopetegui from the Spanish national team to replace Zinedine Zidane.
"It wasn't the one that we expected though, but still we tried not to lose the game". Argentina is probably not the best opponent for a debut, but the lot fell that way.
"For me, as a goalkeeper from little Iceland and at the first game at a World Cup, to face the best player in the world at a penalty is", - he gave a long pause - "a big moment". "I think it's going to be a very even match".
"You can bring 25 brilliant players with you, but you have to work with them".
With the scores goalless midway through the first half, Croatia came closest to breaking the deadlock, but Nigeria looked stronger than the side that took on England in the recent friendly. He shot 10 times last night [against Iceland], but we must stop his attacks by compactness. I said after the draw it would be one of the easiest matches we could play.
"There were also so many fouls in the other box, they could have also given a penalty for us", Rohr said.
Louis and surrounding areas will have to deal with risky heat through the Father's Day weekend into early next week . Enfield Public Schools announced on Friday that due to the excessive heat on Monday , they are planning a half day.
Morocco, on the other hand, promised a "European" World Cup in Africa, playing on the north African nation's proximity to Europe. Good news for New England soccer fans: The World Cup will more than likely be played at Gillette Stadium in 2026.
Kathleen Wynne , the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party and the first openly gay premier in Canada, will step down from her post. People are exhausted and resources are thin following the campaign, he said, and the party would do better to bide its time.
The Taliban have announced a ceasefire in Afghanistan over the Eid al-Fitr holiday for the first time since 2001. On Thursday, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani offered a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban for Eid.
Looking at the bigger picture, Nadal hadn't ceded a set in Paris since 2015, when he lost to Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals. The Romanian broke serve six times against a player who made the semi-finals at the Australian Open in January.
Until now, doctors didn't know for sure whether to offer chemotherapy to a large percentage of patients with early stage cancer. Patients were randomly assigned to receive chemotherapy followed by hormonal therapy or hormone therapy alone.
After arriving at the palace, the royals assembled on the Buckingham Palace balcony to watch a fly-by by the Royal Air Force. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan Duchess of Sussex attend the Trooping the Color ceremony in London, June 9, 2018 .
Cameras captured Johnson's reunion with family members Wednesday night after a van transported her outside the prison. Johnson says she already has plans to work, wants to write plays and catch up where she left off.
But Curry has the narrative, actual production, highlight moments and even trash-talking spirit on his side so far. The Golden State Warriors have been forced to deal with a few injuries in the 2018 NBA Finals .
The two leaders met on Tuesday, signing a brief declaration on denuclearisation and reducing tensions. The statement made clear that Pyongyang was expecting USA concessions before any moves by the North.
This measure is part of the traffic department's preparations to implement a royal decree allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia. Driving schools are also being set up across the kingdom with some female instructors who learned to drive in other countries.
Steel imports from those countries will now be subject to a 25% tariff, and aluminum imports will be subject to a 10% tariff. Trudeau stated that the tariffs would remain in place unless the USA removed its own set of tariffs.
While announcing the halt of South Korean and U.S. military exercises , Trump has been maintaining that the sanctions will remain. Previous visits by North Korean leaders have been shrouded in secrecy and confirmed only after their departure.
Here are the 5 big things Tesla are doing right now. "I do have an issue with time", Musk said, according to Detroit News . This was in spite of some stakeholders raising concern that a board with these directors lacked independence.
The match was pretty much all Brazil from the beginning, but outside of its lone goal, the ball just didn't want to go in. Philippe Coutinho gave Brazil the lead in the 20th minute with a volley that bounced in off the right post.
Also, by letting North Korea dictate what the United States military does, Trump sends the USA down a slippery slope. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang said the issue of these military drills was not discussed in detail at the U.S.
E3 2018 coverage at Giant Bomb : Still more commentary and news from E3, from our colleagues at Giant Bomb. It's not clear if this is really the full game, but it's still pretty remarkable that Bethesda did it.
He said the pursuit was the result of "good police work", and gave his support for the construction of a border wall . The sheriff said he hadn't spoken to Border Patrol on the exact cause of the pursuit and nature of the crash.
Democrats fired back, with top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi calling the Republican proposal "simply unworthy of America". DHS said between April 19 and May 31, there were 1,995 children separated from 1,940 adults at the southwest border.
White House staff said Trump's seat-of-the-pants changes on the day of the summit undercut their plans to roll out the agreement. The president also said returning a military salute to a North Korean three-star general was being respectful.
The Safety Car was deployed in order to clear the wreckage while stewards opted to take no further action against either driver . Bottas finished second for the fourth time in seven races. "I think they've waited long enough for Ferrari to do well here".
Trudeau's foreign minister responded by condemning "ad hominem attacks", and Germany and France criticised Trump's comments. Trudeau's office, in turn, said what the Canadian leader said on Saturday was nothing new .
In Singapore, a black Kate Spade New York Women's Watson Lane Sam Tote off e-commerce site Lazada costs around $500. It began by selling handbags before expanding to include clothing, jewelry, bedding, legwear and fragrances.
Ross's visit and their Chinese peers haggled over how to get Beijing to purchase more American farm and energy products. Ross is "going there to tread water", the person said, declining to be identified due to the sensitivity of the matter.