Croatia's midfielder Ivan Perisic (C) celebrates after soring a goal during the WC 2018 play-off football qualification match between Croatia and Greece at the Maksimir stadium, in Zagreb, on November 9, 2017. / AFP / STRINGER
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With Ivan Perisic, captain Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic at their usual high level, stand-in striker Nikola Kalinic, who replaced injured battering ram Mario Mandzukic, also stood out with a goal after winning a penalty converted by Modric.Kalinic's strike partner Andrej Kramaric, constantly overlooked by Cacic, continued his second lease of life with another goal after netting both against Ukraine.Kramaric, 26, acknowledged the Croatians needed to keep their feet firmly on the ground.Dalic also kept his feet on the ground.
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