On 23rd June 2021 Hampden Park is hosting the match of Croatia vs Scotland from 12:30 am. Both the teams played two matches and have not won a single match yet. Interestingly both the teams started the UEFA Euro 2020 by losing the first match and drew in the second match against the opponents. This game is a must-win for the Group D rivals to add points to the table.
Croatia vs Scotland: Recent form of both teams
Croatia is still hunting for their first win of Euro 2020. With respect to their previous performances, they need to put a lot of effort to come over this rough time. They haven’t won a single match in the last four games across all competitions.
Croatia recent form in all competitions: W-D-L-L-D
Similarly, Scotland has started the UEFA Euro 2020 like Croatia. Their first match of the series was horrible but they showed a good performance in the second match against England where they made a draw with the star-studded opponent being goalless.
Scotland recent form in all competitions: W-D-W-L-D
Croatia vs Scotland: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
The entire squad of Croatia is fully without any concerns. It is expected that Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic will be controlling the midfield. Also, Borna Barisic might join the squad as he is fully fit now.
Croatia’s possible starting lineup:
Dominik Livaković; Šime Vrsaljko, Domagoj Vida, Duje Ćaleta-Car, Borna Barisic; Luka Modrić, Marcelo Brozović, Mateo Kovačić; Andrej Kramarić, Ante Rebić, Ivan Perisic
Billy Gilmour has tested positive for COVID-19 and therefore he is not a part of the squad for the next match against Croatia. Accept him all the rest squad members are completely fit. Though it has not been clearly specified that whether other players who were in close contact with Billy will be isolating as well or not.
Scotland’s possible starting lineup:
David Marshall, Jack Hendry, Grant Hanley, Kieran Tierney, James Forrest, John McGinn, Scott McTominay, Stuart Armstrong, Andrew Robertson, Lyndon Dykes, Che Adams
Head to head:
Croatia and Scotland have not faced each other that many times yet. They have only played 5 matches where Scotland won 2 matches and the rest 3 matches resulted in a draw.