Soccer-Coach Stimac blasts Croatia after Scotland fiasco (Reuters)

(Writes through, adds quotes) * Croatia’s attacking formation lacked creativity * Strachan delighted with Scotland’s industrious win ZAGREB, June 7 (Reuters) – Croatia coach Igor Stimac was highly critical of his players after a shock home 1-0 World Cup qualifying defeat by Scotland on Friday. The result left the Croatians second in Group A on 16 points from seven games, three adrift of leaders Belgium who stole a march in the two-horse race for automatic qualification to next year’s tournament in Brazil with a 2-1 home win over Serbia. …

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