The 2018 World Cup Finalists Croatia are all set to face Czech Republic in their Round 2 matches of Group D in Scotland. Croatia are currently third placed in the group, while their rivals Czech Republic are the leaders.
Date: June 18, 2021.
Time: 12:00 PM on ET, 09:30 PM on IST, 04:00 PM on GMT
Place: Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland.
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Czech Republic vs Croatia Team News and Facts
Croatia are on the backfoot after having suffered a defeat against England in their tournament opener. They desperately need a win in this fixture to keep their knockout hopes alive.
Czech Republic on the other hand are basking in the glory after winning their first match against Scotland, thanks to a brace from Patrik Schick. A draw will just be fine for them to keep them in contention for the knockout stage.
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Goalkeepers: Lovre Kalinic, Dominik Livakovic, Simon Sluga
Defenders: Domagoj Vida, Dejan Lovren, Sime Vrsaljko, Borna Barisic, Duje Caleta-Car, Josip Juranovic, Domagoj Bradaric, Mile Skoric, Josko Gvardiol
Midfielders: Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic, Marcelo Brozovic, Milan Badelj, Mario Pasalic, Nikola Vlasic, Luka Ivanusec
Forwards: Ivan Perisic, Andrej Kramaric, Ante Rebic, Josip Brekalo, Bruno Petkovic, Mislav Orsic, Ante Budimir
— Czech Football Team (@ceskarepre_eng) June 17, 2021
Goalkeepers: Tomas Vaclik, Tomas Koubek, Ales Mandous
Defenders: Jan Boril, Jakub Brabec, Vladimir Coufal, Ondrej Celustka, Pavel Kaderabek, Tomas Kalas, Ales Mateju, David Zima
Midfielders: Antonin Barak, Vladimir Darida, Adam Hlozek, Tomas Holes, Jakub Jankto, Alex Kral, Lukas Masopust, Jakub Pesek, Tomas Soucek, Petr Sevcik, Michal Sadilek
Forwards: Michael Krmencik, Tomas Pekhart, Patrik Schick, Matej Vydra
Match Preview and Prediction
Croatia will be out today to produce a fine response following a 1-0 defeat by England at Wembley, while the Czechs could secure a place in the knockout stage with victory after beating Scotland on Monday.
This match will go down to the wire as both the teams are equally strong. Croatia are FIFA World number 14 while Czech Republic are 40.
Prediction: Croatia 1-1 Czech Republic.
Croatia: Dominik Livaković; Šime Vrsaljko, Domagoj Vida, Duje Ćaleta-Car, Joško Gvardiol; Luka Modrić, Marcelo Brozović, Mateo Kovačić; Andrej Kramarić, Ante Rebić, Ivan Perisic
Czech Republic: Tomáš Vaclík; Vladimír Coufal, Ondřej Čelůstka, Tomáš Kalas, Jan Bořil; Alex Král, Tomáš Souček; Lukáš Masopust, Vladimír Darida, Jakub Jankto; Patrik Schick
Referee: Carlos Del Cerro Grande (Spain)
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Head to Head
Croatia wins: 2
Czech Republic wins: 0
Picks and Odds
Pick of the day is Croatia, they hold an edge over the Czechs.
Croatia wins: 2.30
Czech Republic wins: 3.40
Please Note: Odds via Betmaster, we don’t promote any kind of Gambling. Therefore, all decisions are up to you.
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