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ZAGREB, Croatia -- Croatia didnt have any fans in its national stadium, but it didnt need their support as two Marcelo Brozovic goals brought a 2-0 win over Iceland, opening up a two-point lead at the top of European Group I in World Cup qualifying on Saturday. Giorgio Chiellini Juventus Jersey .Forced to play in an empty arena because of numerous cases of spectator unrest, Croatia took the lead early when Brozovic curled in a shot from outside the box.Croatia dominated the rest of the game but struggled to find a second goal in the face of stubborn Icelandic defending, though the Croatians largely dealt well with counterattacks that caused so many problems for top teams at the European Championship.Brozovic wrapped up the game in stoppage time, picking up the ball on the halfway line and charging up the field before smashing the ball past Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson.Ivan Perisic came closest to scoring another for the hosts, but sent one shot straight at Halldorsson, and sliced another narrowly wide. Perisics night went from bad to worse with a red card shortly after Brozovics second goal after he sliced down Birkir Bjarnason with a reckless two-footed challenge.In recent years, Croatia has been given increasingly heavy sanctions for fan unrest including fighting in the stands and flare use at the European Championship, as well as the drawing of a swastika on the pitch ahead of a game against Italy last year.Croatia moved to 10 points at the top of Group I, with Ukraine in second on eight, and Iceland a point further behind.Also in Group I:UKRAINE 1, FINLAND 0Ukraine leapfrogged Iceland into second place with an unconvincing win over wasteful Finland in Odessa.Artyom Kravets, his head heavily bandaged following a collision, scored the winning goal in the 24th, shedding his marker and sneaking in at the far post to meet Yevhen Konoplyankas cross from the left flank.Finland put up stiff resistance, however, with goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky stopping several promising Ukrainian efforts. At the other end, sloppy defending allowed Finland some gilt-edged chances, but they were wasted under pressure.Oleksandr Kuchers poor backpass put Teemu Pukki one-on-one with Ukraine goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov, who got down low to save. In the 65th another chance went begging as Eero Markkanen somehow fired over from point-blank range. Defeat left the Finns fifth on one point, with hopes of reaching their first World Cup fading fast.TURKEY 2, KOSOVO 0Kosovos difficult start to its first major qualifying competition continued with defeat away to Turkey, but there were signs of progress.Improving on the 6-1 loss to Turkey in a 2014 friendly, Kosovo kept the Turks at bay throughout the first half, but conceded two goals in quick succession from Burak Yilmaz and Volkan Sen shortly after the break. Turkey is fourth in the group, while Kosovo is sixth and last with only a single point. Emre Can Jersey . Nigeria beat surprise package Ethiopia 2-0 in the second leg of their playoff for a comfortable 4-1 aggregate victory. Victor Moses converted a 20th-minute penalty after an Ethiopian handball, and Victor Obinna made certain of Nigerias place in Brazil with his powerful free kick in the 82nd at UJ Esuene Stadium. Mario Mandzukic Juventus Jersey . The team said Saturday that Lopez was hurt during its 121-120 overtime loss at Philadelphia on Friday. The Nets said they would issue another update next week after consultation with their doctors. http://www.juventusfcpro.com/Kids-Douglas-Costa-Jersey/ . White came in fourth place in the event. He was the two-time defending gold medallist. The gold medal went to Swiss snowboarder Iouri Podladtchikov. Chad Le Clos Date of birth1992-04-12Birthplace DurbanHeight188 cmWeight84.0 kgWorld records3 (100 and 200m butterfly short course) up to 15/01/2016Olympic Games (2 medals: 1 gold, 1 silver)100m butterfly: 2nd (2012)200m butterfly: 1st (2012)World Championships (4 medals: 3 gold, 1 silver)100m butterfly: 1st (2013, 2015)200m butterfly: 1st (2013), 2nd (2015)World Short Course Championships (7 medals: 6 gold, 1 silver)200m freestyle: 1st (2014)50m butterfly: 1st (2014), 2nd (2012)100m butterfly: 1st (2012, 2014)200m butterfly: 1st (2010, 2014)Gunning for gold, world records... and PhelpsIn Rio, Chad Le Clos will enjoy another showdown with his hero-turned-rival Michael Phelps, the record 18--time Olympic champion. Gianluigi Buffon Juventus Jersey. he South African and the American legend both picked up butterfly gold at London 2012, with Le Clos triumphing in the 200m race and Phelps in the 100m.Age is certainly on the South Africans side: he will be 24 in Rio, Phelps 31.Im not afraid of Michael Phelps, insists Le Clos, who is eyeing up a golden double in the butterfly (100 and 200m), and is hoping to break Phelpss world records in both events.Double world champion in the 100m butterfly, Le Clos is expecting sparks to fly: Its going to be like a heavyweight title fight. ' ' ' 
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