CRO vs SCO Dream11: Croatia will be taking on Scotland in the upcoming Group D fixture of the Euro 2020. Both sides are currently at the bottom half with a point to their name. The runners up of the 2018 World Cup Croatia faced a 1-0 defeat in the first game England. Their next game ended on level terms by 1-1 to Czech Republic.
As for Scotland, they kicked off their campaign with 2-0 defeat to Czech Republic. However, they did display resilience in the next game against age old rivals England’s and drew the game 0-0. Both sides will be eager to get maximum points in order to have a claim into the next round.
Date: June 23, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 12:30 AM (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.
Head to Head
From the last five meetings between the two sides, it’s Scotland who have had the upper hand with two wins, while, three games have ended on level terms as well.
Injury Report and Unavailability: No injury concerns
Expected Changes and Strategy: D Livakovic should be starting in at goal, while, S Vrasljko, D Domgoj Vida, D Caleta Car and Borna Barisic could line up in defence. L Modric, M Brozovic and M Kovacic are expected to feature in the midfield region. A Kramaric, A Rebic and I Perisic are anticipated to be the front three.
Dominik Livaković; Šime Vrsaljko, Domagoj Vida, Duje Ćaleta-Car, Borna Barisic; Luka Modrić, Marcelo Brozović, Mateo Kovačić; Andrej Kramarić, Ante Rebić, Ivan Perisic
Injury Report and Unavailability: Billy Gilmour was recently tested positive for COVID-19 and misses out here.
Expected Changes and Strategy: D Marshall should be starting in at goal, while, J Hendry, G Hanley, K Tierney and J Forrest could line up in defence. J McGinn, S McTominay and S Armstrong are likely to fill in at the midfield region. A Robertson, L Dykes and C Adams are in contention to lead the attack.
David Marshall, Jack Hendry, Grant Hanley, Kieran Tierney, James Forrest, John McGinn, Scott McTominay, Stuart Armstrong, Andrew Robertson, Lyndon Dykes, Che Adams
Ivan Perisic can play a pivotal role from the midfield region for Croatia. Perisic has a goal, a pass accuracy of 76% and could also chip in with set pieces. The odds in favor of Modric to score the first goal are 13/2.
The odds in favor of Che Adams to score the first goal for Scotland are 11/2. The centre forward bagged nine goals and five assists from 36 appearances in the Premier League last season.
Luka Modric can pack a punch from the midfield region for Croatia. The Real Madrid star man has a pass accuracy of 87%, and is also in charge of the most of the set pieces.
Andrew Robertson has done well from the flanks for Scotland. Robertson has an assist , and also has a pass accuracy of 83.3% from the last three games.
GK: D Marshall
DEF: S Vrsaljko, G Hanley, D Caleta Car, K Tierney
MID: L Modric, I Perisic, J McGinn, A Robertson
FOR: A Rebic, C Adams
Both sides have some quality personnel in their respective lockers that could make an impact here. However, the CRO vs SCO Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of Croatia to get the win by 23/20 as per bet365.