CROATIA V ENGLAND MATCH PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS 11TH OCTOBER 2018

TIME: 21.45

 

World Cup finalists Croatia Clash with World Cup semi-finalists England in the UEFA National League both sides keen to get the maximum points in the first football International tournament.

The clash will be a repeat of the 2018 semifinal fixture in which Croatia emerged 2-1 victorious.

Croatia will be craving to get the three crucial points at their backyard and sink the rock-solid English national side in Zagreb.

The hosts will be particularly keen to make amends to their latest 6-1 drubbing at the hand so f former World Champions Spain in their last UND encounter to beat the English and regain their last glory.

The home side will be keen to end their world cup hangover and return back to winning ways in style against a trick English side.

Zlatko Dalic side head into the clash in super mediocre form since their world cup heroics managing just two wins, two defeats and one draw in their last five matches.

England hit the road to Zagreb hoping to rub salt of the words of their beleaguered hosts and sneak away with the maximum points from the heavily anticipated clash.

The Three Lions head into the clash in high spirits after peeping Switzerland 1-0 in their UND encounter and more of the same will surely be their main target.

Gareth Southgate charges have been far from convincing their last five matches managing only two wins and suffered three defeats in their last five matches.

Croatia will be counting on their dynamic midfield partnership comprising of Barcelona midfield maestro Ivan Rakitic and current UEFA World player of the year Luka Modric to inspire them past the visitors.

The Britons will be counting on inform lethal Tottenham striker who is the skipper of the side Harry Kane to get the goals upfront in their quest for an away win.

HEAD TO HEAD

Croatia has won three and England has won two of their last fives between the two sides.

TIP

Goal/goal

ODDS

1.90

STAKE

Small

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