Croatia will take part in their 3rd group round match of Nations League. They are up against Sweden, Maksimir Stadium in Zagreb, Croatia will host the crucial match for both teams.
Croatia began the campaign with a 4-1 defeat when they played Portugal in the opening round. The team came back strongly to stand a chance to advance to the knockout stage of the competition.
2-1 win over the Swiss side gave them enough confidence. Zlatic Dalic’s side will easily go through if they mark a victory today.
Wolfsburg Winger Josip Berkalo and Atalanta midfielder Mario Pasidic put the team to the lead.
The Swedish side has a similar journey of the game in the last match against Russia.2-1 win at VEB Arena on Thursday gives them high hopes for today’s clash when they travel to Croatia.
Real Sociedad striker Alexander Isak and Genderbirligi right-back Mattias Johansson secured them the win plus 3 points. Russia’s only goal from Spartak Moscow striker Alexander Sobolev in his debut was in vain.
Croatian squad will be without Athletico Madrid right-back Sime Vrsaljko and AC Milan forward Ante Rebic.
A possible debut for players such as Athletico Madrid goalkeeper Grbic and PAOK attacker Antonio Colak.
Sweden has no injury concerns prior to the match. Players are in good shape, Juventus Midfielder Dejan Kulusevski, Man Utd Center-back Victor Lindelof is available for the game.
Meanwhile Gustav Svensson is under suspension.
|SWEDEN VS CROATIA|
|MATCH||SWEDEN VS CROATIA|
|TIME||1:15 AM (UTC +5:30)|
|LEAGUE||UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE|
Probable Lineup (4-3-3): Dominik Livakovic, Domagoj Bradaric, Domagoj Vida, Dejan Lovren, Dario Melnjak, Marcelo Brozovic, Mateo Kovacic, Luka Modric, Josip Brekalo, Andrej Kramaric, Ivan Perisic
Probable Lineup (4-4-2): Robin Olsen, Mikael Lustig, Victor Lindelof, Pontus Jansson, Pierre Bengtsson, Emil Forsberg, Albin Ekdal, Kristoffer Olsson, Viktor Claesson, Alexander Isak, Marcus Berg
SWEDEN WON 3 – 1
|HEAD TO HEAD
CROATIA 3 WINS
SWEDEN 1 WINS