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Gattuso slams fragile Milan's 'embarrassing' Europa League defeat

The Rossoneri boss was left fuming after they went down in Croatia, even though the side sealed qualification to the last 32 as group winners

Copenhagen, Lokomotiv and AEK advance in Europa League

Milan's Patrick Cutrone, top, jumps over Rijeka's Dario Zuparic during the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Copenhagen, Lokomotiv and AEK advance in Europa League

Milan's Andre Silva, right, walks past jubilating Rijeka players at the end of the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Copenhagen, Lokomotiv and AEK advance in Europa League

Milan's Davide Calabria reacts during the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Copenhagen, Lokomotiv and AEK advance in Europa League

Rijeka supporters ignite flares during the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Copenhagen, Lokomotiv and AEK advance in Europa League

Milan head coach Gennaro Gattuso looks from the bench ahead of the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan

Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 Rijeka players celebrate after the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan

Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan's Marco Storari, Gabriel Paletta and Lucas Biglia look dejected after the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan

Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 Fans with flares during the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan

Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 Rijeka’s Mario Gavranovic celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan

Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan players pose for a team group photo before the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan

Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan's Manuel Locatelli in action with Rijeka’s Domagoj Pavicic REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan

Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso before the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Croatia’s Zlatko Dalic wary of ‘unknown and young’ Nigeria

Handler of the Fiery Ones believes the Super Eagles will pose a big challenge for his side, hence they must do all it takes

Lionel Messi and 2014 finalists Argentina were placed alongside a Croatia featuring Barcelona team-mate Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid's Luka Modric in the 2018 World Cup Draw

Lionel Messi and 2014 finalists Argentina were placed alongside a Croatia featuring Barcelona team-mate Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid's Luka Modric in the 2018 World Cup Draw (AFP Photo/Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV)

Nigeria's World Cup draw 'we've to be at our best' - Ighalo

Argentina, Iceland and Croatia lie in wait for the Super Eagles, in a group which the forward believes his side can make the next round

Croatia's Rakitic ready to take on Messi and Argentina

The two Barcelona stars will go head-to-head in Group D, a meeting that the midfielder cannot wait for

2018 WORLD CUP: Guide to the teams in Group D

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 filer Croatia's players pose for a team photo prior to the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Ukraine and Croatia at the Olympiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)

2018 FIFA World Cup Draw

Soccer Football - 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw - State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia - December 1, 2017 Croatia are pulled out during the draw REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

World Cup 2018: Draw pairs Nigeria with Argentina, Iceland and Croatia

Having lost in their previous outings against La Albiceleste in the competition, the Super Eagles will be out for revenge this time around in Group D

2018 FIFA World Cup Draw

Soccer Football - 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw - State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia - December 1, 2017 Diego Maradona pulls out Croatia during the draw REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

WORLD CUP DRAW: Guide to 8 teams in Pot 2 featuring Spain

FILE - In this Sunday Nov. 12, 2017 filer, Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic gives directions to his players during the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis, File)

WORLD CUP DRAW: Guide to 8 teams in Pot 2 featuring Spain

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2013, file photo, Iceland's Aron Gunnarsson, left, is challenged by Croatia's Luka Modric during their World Cup qualifying playoff second leg soccer match in Zagreb, Croatia. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic,File)

'Replacing you at the World Cup might not be a great idea!' – Buffon grateful for Rakitic tribute

The Italian goalkeeper does not think it is a great idea to play for Croatia at the World Cup, but was grateful for the midfielder's comments

'Replacing you at the World Cup might not be a great idea!' – Buffon grateful for Rakitic tribute

The Italian goalkeeper does not think it is a great idea to play for Croatia at the World Cup, but was grateful for the midfielder's comments

'Replacing you at the World Cup might not be a great idea!' – Buffon grateful for Rakitic tribute

The Italian goalkeeper does not think it is a great idea to play for Croatia at the World Cup, but was grateful for the midfielder's comments

Croatia to give coach Dalic new contract for World Cup

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic gives directions to his players during the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

Croatia to give coach Dalic new contract for World Cup

Croatia's coach Zlatko Dalic addresses reporters during a media conference one day ahead of their World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match against Greece, at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus, near Athens, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

Croatia to give coach Dalic new contract for World Cup

Croatia's players celebrate with coach Zlatko Dalic, center, at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. The match finished 0-0. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Greece vs Croatia

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Greece vs Croatia - Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus, Greece - November 12, 2017 Croatia's Luka Modric has a laser shone in his face by fans REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Modric wants Dalic to lead Croatia at World Cup

The Real Madrid midfielder's nation thumped Greece 4-1 on aggregate to qualify for the tournament in Russia next summer

Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Croatia's Ivan Perisic, left, fights for the balll with Greece's Vasilis Torosidis during the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Greece's Kostas Manolas, left, challenges Croatia's Nikola Kalinic during the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Greece's Kostas Mitroglou, reacts after a missing opportunity to score during the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Greece's Alexandros Tziolis, reacts as he passes in front of Croatia's players who celebrate their team's qualification to the World Cup after the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. The match ended 0-0.(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Croatia's players pose for a team photo prior to the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Croatia's Ivan Perisic, left, challenges Greece's Zeca during the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Croatia's Nikola Kalinic, left, and Greece's Kostas Manolas challenge for a high ball during the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Croatia's players celebrate their team's qualification to the World Cup after the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. The match ended 0-0.(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Croatia qualifies for World Cup after 0-0 draw with Greece

Croatia's players celebrate at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Greece and Croatia at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium, in Piraeus port, near Athens, Sunday Nov. 12, 2017. The match finished 0-0. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

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