ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia -- Three quick thoughts from Croatia's 2-1 win over Iceland in their group-stage finale, which sees Luka Modric & Co. finish atop of Group D.
1. Croatia win Group D, end Iceland dreams
This World Cup has so far offered most things that we want to entertain: goals, brilliant play, occasional incompetence and upsets. It needed tension though, and the last games of Group D certainly provided that, with gusto.
Iceland were so very close to doing the implausible and qualifying...