Ireland's Kevin Doyle lamented the manner of the goals conceded against Croatia.
"Any time a goal isn't great going against you," Doyle told ITV's Ned Boulting. "But very early on, just before half-time and just after half-time - they were sucker-punches."
Post-match reaction: Republic of Ireland goalscorer Sean St Ledger bemoaned his team's out-of-character lapses at the back against Croatia.
Ivan Rakitic almost scores the goal of the tournament so far. Almost.
Ireland want a penalty as Robbie Keane is felled in the box by Gordon Schildenfeld. No dice.
Mandzukic makes it 3-1 to Croatia, via Shay Given's head. Unlucky for Ireland.
Ivan Rakitic heads over Given's crossbar from six yards out.
A mix-up in the Ireland defence allows Nikica Jelavic to score.
Luka Modric has a curling effort saved.