Kila Jisi, Arena Amazonia Stadium, Manaus, Brazil
Cameroon has joined Spain and Australia in an early world Cup exit as the limping team succumbed to the pressure from Croatia, 3-0.
Though Cameroon controlled the game in the first few minuets it took the Croats some minutes to counter attack.
The Croat attack line beat Nkoulou, Chedjou, Mbia for Ivica Olic to open scores at the 11th minute.
Enoh Eyong would later save the Lions from conceding the second goal the second goal from a mele at the Cameroon defense.
Cameroon was already going too physical and the result was the red card to Alexandre Song at the 39 minute.
the sacking of Song though has not demoralized his mates who continues to make frantic attempts to reduces scores as the referee blow the whistle to sound the end of the first half.
Nounkeu would replace Chedjou who has also been suffering from injury as the second half commenced but the Ivan Perisic proved he could run faster than Nounkeu to increase tally at the 47th minute.
The Croats continued to mount pressure on the limping Cameroon team, missing target but an opportunity came for Ivan Rakitic to slot in the third goal.
With the pressure of scoring at least a goal, the Moukandjo and Vincent Aboubakar continued to shoot wild and off target.
Suffering from the absence of Song, and defense l Itandje’s push meet the waiting feet of Mario Manzukic for the goal number four.