Croatia registered a comprehensive 3-0 win against Argentina on Thursday to qualify for the round of 16 from Group D of World Cup.The victory was earned through second-half goals by Ante Rebic, captain Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic.Rebic made the most of a goalkeeping error, Modric fired home a superb long range effort and Rakitic completed the rout.The loss, however, has pushed Argentina to the brink of elimination from the tournament. They are now third in group standings with one point from two games. Iceland also have one point but they have two games in hand.Argentina’s last group game is against Nigeria, who are at the bottom of the standings.France beat Peru to reach play-offsBefore Croatia, France also qualified for the play-offs with their second consecutive victory. The European side defeated Peru 1-0 with a Kylian Mbappe goal.2018 FIFA WORLD CUP: FULL COVERAGEFrance’s victory meant that Peru are now out of the World Cup. They became the fourth team to get knocked out from the tournament despite having a game in hand. Their return to the World Cup after 36 years lasted just a week as they lost to France and Denmark. Before them, Morocco, Egypt and Saudi Arabia have also been knocked out from the World Cup.Mbappe’s historic goal, Lloris’ 100th capMbappe’s first-half goal against Peru made him the youngest Frenchman to score at a World Cup at 19 years and 183 days.Mbappe scored a poachers goal to put France ahead in the 34th minute in Ekaterinburg. Olivier Giroud did all the hard work as he latched onto a Antoine Griezmann through ball and unleashed a shot, which took a deflection off a defender and looped over goalkeeper Pedro Gallese, the teenager was on hand to tap in a simple chance as he scored his first World Cup goal.advertisement He also became the 12th teenager to score at a World Cup. The first-ever teenage goal scorer was the Brazilian legend Pele.He’s the first goalscorer for France to be born after their 1998 World Cup triumph.FIFA WORLD CUP: FIXTURES | POINTS TABLEApart from Mbappe, the occasion was also special for France captain Huglo Lloris. The Tottenham Hotspur keeper made his 100th appearance for France against Peru.He became the seventh French player to play 100 games for his country. The other six are Lilian Thuram (143), Thierry Henry (123), Marcel Desailly (116), Zinedine Zidane (108), Patrick Vieira (107) and Deschamps (103)Mile Jedinak’s love affair with penalties continuesThe Australian captain’s strike from the spot helped the Socceroos to play out a 1-1 draw against Denmark in Samara.Jedinak drilled the penalty past Kasper Scmeichel to level the scoring for Australia after Christian Eriksen’s volley put Denmark ahead early in the game. With the goal, Jedinak became the only player in World Cup history to score three goals, all of them penalties. He has now scored from the spot in his last three World Cups. One each in 2010, 2014 and 2018. He’s also Australia’s second highest goal scorer in World Cup history after Tim Cahill (5).Goalie Schmeichel’s record run comes to an endSchmeichel impressive run without conceding a goal came to an end on Thursday when Jedinak converted the penalty kick. Schmeichel had kept a clean sheet in each of his last five matches for Denmark and last conceded a goal 572 minutes (9 hour and 32-minutes) ago against the Republic of Ireland. Shane Duffy had scored for the Irish team.Eriksen stars as Denmark’s unbeaten run continuesChristian Eriksen was the scorer for Denmark in their 1-1 draw against Australia. His goal against the Australians was the 18th time he was directly involved in a goal for Denmark. In his last 15 appearances for the Danes, he has scored 13 goals and made five assists.With the draw, Denmark have stretched their unbeaten run in international matches to 17 matches.