Croatia vs England
UEFA Nations League
Date: Friday, 12th October 2018
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Stadion HNK Rijeka (Rijeka).
The golden generation in the history of Croatian football had a sublime World Cup in Russia. The team crystal rectifier by the distinguished Luka Modric had a surprising run into the finals wherever they met associate degree unfortunate finish. France was a touch an excessive amount of for them to handle.
Life when tournament is flux into a tragedy for them. In their initial ever match in Nations League they took a 6-0 thrashing from a young Spanish Armada. You saw however players like Isco and Asensio running amok the Blazers defense.
Croats had but half-hour possession within the match, that wasn’t stunning considering their opponents. however what was scaring was their inability to check the Spanish goalkeeper David American state Gea. The checkered Ones might solely render one shot on track showing they need lost their true courageousness from the WC.
Croats had less than 30% possession in the match, which was not stunning considering their opponents. But what was scaring was their inability to test the Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea. The Chequered Ones could only render a single shot on target showing they have lost their true mettle from the WC.
Coach Zlatko Dalic was the backbone of the team at Russia. however his team’s recent performance can have him discomposed.
Modric and Rakitic are the heart of the Croatian team. each their work rate can confirm the results of the sport. Attack could also be revived bearing in mind the lack to attain against Espana.
England additionally had a loss from the hands of the Spaniards. the English lost their streak of fourteen competitive home wins as their UNL match over 2-1 in favor of Luis Enrique facet. Marcus Rashford scored the sole goal for the 3 Lions.
The team under Gareth Southgate will be looking for revenge against the WC runners-up.Their WC hopes ended with a 2-1 loss to the eventual finalists.
Croatia vs England Head to Head
The WC Semi-final was the last time these 2 had sweet-faced one another. Mandzukic came up with a late strike to assist his team to progress into the ultimate. england lost associate degree early lead as Perisic leveled the score when Trippier place Lions ahead within the fifth minute. with the exception of this they need not met recently.
The 3 Lions lead the head-to-head from seven matches with four wins on as against a pair of losses, with one match ending in stalemate.
Six of their 7 overall h2h meetings saw both teams scoring at least once.
Meantime, the teams share 1 win each from their 2 h2h fixtures in Croatian soil.