CROATIA vs DENMARK
KICK OFF: 1st July 2018 | 19:00 CET
KNOCK OUT ROUND OF 16 | NIZHNY NOVGOROD STADIUM
Expect Dark Horses Croatia to seal a Quarterfinal spot and send Denmark Packing
The Croats have impressed in this tournament, finishing among the teams that collected maximum points from their groups, alongside Uruguay and Belgium.
While Croatia’s collectiveness has seen them come this far, the Danes seem to rely on Tottenham’s Cristian Eriksen to create chances up front. Eriksen has been involved in both Denmark’s only goals in the group phase, assisting one against Peru and scoring one against Australia.
In contrast, Croatia possesses quality all-around with stability in midfield, a force that kept Messi and Co. at bay on matchday two. That said, one-man Denmark should not be hard to deal with, and we should expect the Croats to triumph again.
- Croatia has not lost a match in this World Cup.
- Denmark are unbeaten in their last seven games.
- Head to Head (P5, Croatia W2, Denmark W2, D1).