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Croatia beaten by Hungary, Hazard on target in Belgium win in Cyprus

The World Cup finalists Croatia continued their shaky start to qualifying with a 2-1 defeat to Hungary. They had taken an early lead in Budapest through Ante Rebic after 13 minutes but lacked defensive organisation and allowed Adam Szalai to draw Hungary level 20 minutes later, before Mate Patkai scored the winner for Hungary from a corner in the 76th minute. The result means Croatia are fourth on gaol difference in Group E, which includes Wales, after their 2-1 home win over Azerbaijan on Saturday.

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