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Canadian wobbler? Croatia boss Dalic: I was willing to shake Herdman's hand - he disappeared

Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic admits he didn't shake hands with Canada counterpart John Herdman after their World Cup finals clash.

Dalic saw his side come back from Alphonso Davies' early strike to win the Group F encounter at the Khalifa International Stadium 4-1 on Sunday.

Before the match, the Croatia head coach had urged his opposite number to show some respect after Herdman told his players to make life uncomfortable for their opponents in industrial language, and had further words of wisdom for the Englishman after the game.

He said: "I did not see the other head coach after the match. Whether I lose or win, I always congratulate the other head coach.

"He wasn't there and that's his way of doing things. He's obviously mad. He is a good coach, he is a high-quality professional, but it will take some time for him to learn some things."



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