CRO vs CZR Dream11: Croatia will be squaring off to Czech Republic in the Group D fixture at Hampden Park. Croatia started off their campaign with a defeat to England, while, Czech Republic are at the top of the group after beating Scotland 2-0.
Croatia was the runners up of the World Cup, but could be in trouble if they sustain another defeat here. Whereas, Czech Republic could solidify their claim in the Round of 16 provided they bag another win later tonight. Both sides have some quality in personnel, and it could turn out to be quite an open 90 odd minutes of football.
Date: June 19, Saturday
Kick-Off: 9:30 pm (ist)
Venue: Hampden Park
The game will be broadcasted live on the Sony Sport Network, and can be streamed on Sonly Liv and Jio TV.
Czech Republic: DLLWW
Head to Head
From the last two meetings between the two sides, one game has been won by Croatia, while, one game has ended on level terms too.
Injury Report and Unavailability: Borna Barisic is ruled out due to injury.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Livkovic should be starting in at goal, while, Gvardiol, Caleta Cr, Vida and Vrasljko could line up as the back four in defence. Brozovic and Modric are anticipated to be the central midfielders. Perisic, Vlasic and Rebic could provide the service to Petkovic up top.
Czech Republic News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Lukas Provod is on the sidelines due to an injury.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Tomas Vaclik could start in at goal, while, Coufal, Celustka, Kalas and Boril could from the line of defence. Soucek and Alex Kral could partner along in central midfield. Masopust, Darid and Jantko could provide the service to Patrik Schick up front.
Bruno Petkovic is touted to score the first goal for Croatia by 9/2 for Croatia. Petkovic bagged four goals in the 11 Europa League games for Dinamo Zagreb last season.
Patrik Schick is the favorite to score first for Czech Republic by 11/2. Schick registered two goals in the last game and will be soaring with confidence going ahed. He can be included to the CRO vs CZR Dream11 Fantasy Football time as well.
Luka Modric can be added to the Fantasy Football side from Croatia’s end. Modric had a pass accuracy of 92.9% in the last game, and is also in charge of the set pieces. He can be added to the CRO vs CZR Dream11 Team.
Tomas Soucek in central midfield can play a pivotal role through his interception rate, passing range and for having an eye for goal. Soucek secured an assist in the last game, and also registered 10 goals from 38 appearances for West Ham this season. He can be added to the CRO vs CZR Dream11 Fantasy Football side as well.
GK: T Vaclik
DEF: S Vrasljko, O Celustka, D Caleta Car, V Coufal
MID: L Modric, M Brozovic, T Soucek
FOR: A Rebic, P Schick, B Petkovic
Although Czech Republic did manage to secure a win in the last game, we can expect Croatia to bounce back with a positive result. Given the star players they have, the CRO vs CZR Today Match Prediction odds are backing Croatia to get the win by 6/5 as per bet365.