Croatia and Czech Republic will be playing their second match in the Euro Cup tournament on 18 June 2021 from 9:30 p.m. in Hampden Park. Czech Republic has made the perfect start in the UEFA Euro Cup 2000 whereas Croatia could not play up to their expectations in the first match and lost against England. Both these teams are expected to give their best in Croatia vs Czech Republic to qualify for the knockouts. Keep a look at SportzPoint to know about all the insider from the game for your Dream 11 team prediction.
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Croatia vs Czech Republic: Recent form of both teams:
Croatia is looking for their first win in euro Cup 2020. Their past performances have not been that great. The team is going through a rough time since very long and it needs to be stopped for the teams betterment. Croatia struggled update to qualify for Euro 2020 and they need to keep their hustle on on to go closer to the title.
Croatia recent form in all competitions: W-W-D-L-L
On their first match of euro Cup 20-20 against Scotland, Czech Republic kick started the series with a win 2-0. The last time this team went to what’s the title was in 2012 when they competed in the quarter final. Their performances have been average in most of the previous matches and they need to continue the last match’s form to qualify for the knockouts.
Czech Republic recent form in all competitions: D-L-L-W-W
Croatia vs Czech Republic: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
Croatia is expected to struggle a bit on the field due to the absence of Borna Barisic. Even the most experienced defender, Dejan Lovren’s presence in the squad is uncertain. The strongest role of the team is expected to be e fulfilled by Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic while controlling the midfield. Also fans are expecting to see e rahbek playing an integral part of the match.
Croatia possible starting lineup:
Livakovic; Vrsaljko, Vida, Caleta-Car, Barisic; Brozovic, Kovacic; Rebic, Modric, Perisic; Petkovic
The goalkeeper of the Czech Republic, Jiri Pavlenka is injured and has been replaced by Tomas Koubek. Also, Lucas Provod is out of the tournament due to a knee injury. The captain of the team has a lot of responsibilities and hope for the fans to fulfill on the field.
Czech Republic possible starting lineup:
Vaclik; Coufal, Celustka, Kalas, Boril; Soucek, Kral; Masopust, Darida, Jankto; Schick
Head to head:
Both the teams compete against each other only thrice and this match will be there 4th match together. Croatia defeated Czech Republic twice and got defeated by them once.