Croatia managed to keep a clean sheet in their last three matches, and have won their opening game of the tournament against Turkey with a convincing victory. They are eager to win the game and book a place in the next round before their final group game with Spain. Croatia has one of the best teams in the tournament and is outsiders to clinch the championship. Czech Republic came to the competition with a better record than Croatia, yet their recent performances have betrayed them. They cannot afford to lose another match and will be focused on defending well as they wait for another chance to attack. Croatia will look to dominate possession and control the ball from the midfield. The Croatian team will look for an early goal and look to get the victory with early goals.
The Czech Republic has no major injury worries and all players are fully fit and eager to pick up the victory. Croatia on the other hand have few injury worries with Vedran Corluka suffered a head injury against Turkey and is doubtful for the game.Darijo Srna has also joined the squad after going home for personal reasons.
Possible Starting Lineups
Czech Republic: Theodor Gebre Selassie, Tomas Rosicky, Pavel Kaderabek
Croatia: Luka Modric; Darijo Srna; Mario Mandzukic; Ivan Rakitic
Czech Republic vs. Croatia Prediction
The game is going to be an interesting one, Croatia’s quality is immense, and they are expected to deliver. Czech Republic knows that they need a point and will look to disrupt the progress of Croatia. However, Croatia is highly motivated and will look for the victory in the game. Croatia is tipped to win the match as they have talented players who will look to take the game.