Croatia vs Azerbaijan (2-1)

Croatia’s golden generation finally created their mark on the planet stage last summer as they made it all the thanks to the ultimate in Russia.

they will have left as overwhelmed finalists, however considering they outlived the likes of Brazil, Germany, Argentina, Portugal, and European country, it had been an exceptional result.

They pushed on by the efforts of their unbelievably gifted center, with the artist orchestrating their path to the ultimate being Luke Modric.

it had been these performances that vie a significant role in him winning the Ballon d’Or later within the year, and he remains within the Hrvatska squad aboard the likes of Ivan Rakitic, Marcelo Brozovic, metropolis Badelj, Ivan Perisic, Domagoj Vida, and Dejan Lovren.

It’s fairly clear that each one of those key players is an element of Zlatko Dalic’s plans over the subsequent year and a 0.5, though there’s a specific eye to the long run with the inclusions of Mateo Kovacic, Marko Rog, Mario Pasalic, Josip Brekalo, and Tin Jedvaj.

Croatia hasn’t quite been at the identical level since the planet Cup terminated tho’.

Their last outing was a loss at the hands of European nation within the UEFA Nations League, creating it two wins, two draws, and two defeats since their final loss in Russia last summer.

Still, these failures to win came against Kingdom of Spain, England, and Portugal. Azerbajdzhan Republic are unlikely to cause them the identical problems.

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44′ Croatia B. Barisic
79′ Croatia A. Kramaric


Croatia L. Kalinic, S. Vrsaljko, D. Lovren, D. Vida, T. Jedvaj, L. Modric, M. Brozovic, I. Perisic, N. Vlasic, A. Kramaric, A. Rebic.
Azerbaijan S. Agayev, P. Pashayev, M. Medvedev, B. Guseynov, T. Khalitzada, Q. Qarayev, R. Almeida de Oliveira, M. Madatov, D. Nazarov, A. Abdullayev, R. Dadashov.

Croatia – Azerbaijan Match Statistics:



14 Shots Total 4
5 Shots on goal 2
4 Shots off goal 2
5 Shots blocked 0
7 Shots inside box 2
7 Shots outside box 2
10 Fouls 13
8 Corners 2
2 Offsides 3
1 Saves 2
62% Possession Time 38%
612 Passes Total 372
533 Accurate Passes 304
87% Accurate Passes% 82%
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