Rade Krunić’s brace leaves Iceland battered as Bosnia and Herzegovina kick-off their Euro 2024 qualification campaign in style.
Bosnia and Herzegovina secures promising start to Euro 2024 qualification with Rade Krunić’s brace in a convincing 3-0 win against Iceland.
Faruk Hadžibegić’s competitive debut as Bosnia’s coach began on a high note with Rade Krunić’s early goal, setting the tone for a strong performance against Iceland, who showed their determination to avoid a defeat with Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson’s close attempt.
Despite Iceland having more possession, Bosnia continued to dominate the match with Rade Krunić scoring his second goal of the night, leaving Iceland struggling to create any real chances and the game slipping further from their grasp.
Amar Dedić’s stunning goal from outside the box effectively sealed Bosnia’s win, crushing any remaining belief in Iceland’s players, who suffered their first away defeat in three qualification cycles, while Bosnia celebrated their dream start, looking forward to a challenging match against Slovakia on Sunday.