It's going to be Lionel Messi and Argentina against Luka Modrić and Croatia on Tuesday at 2PM (ET) in the first World Cup semifinal of 2022. Both sides needed a penalty kick shootout to progress past the quarterfinal round as our Vatreni came back from the dead with a late 117' extra time equalizer from Bruno Petković. Argentina rallied in their shootout as they threw away a … [Read more...] about OFFICIAL: Croatia vs. Argentina World Cup Semifinal!
Official Lineup: Livaković – Juranović. Lovren, Gvardiol, Sosa – Modrić, Brozović, Kovačić – Pašalić, Kramarić, Perišić Croatia vs. Brazil on Friday will be the ultimate statement match for the Vatreni. It will be an opportunity to shut up the Brazilians, who have been practicing their dance moves more than their football at training this week. It will be a chance to … [Read more...] about CROATIA COMES BACK FROM THE DEAD TO BEAT BRAZIL IN PENALTIES!!! Next Stop: World Cup Semifinal!
It's true. Croatia played in the 'Group of Death' and we didn't even realize it until today. Group F at this year's World Cup is the only group to have two teams make it to the quarterfinal stage - Croatia and Morocco. It was said before the tournament that Belgium and Croatia would progress to the knockout stages with Morocco being a pain in both nations' sides during … [Read more...] about Croatia Played In The ‘Group Of Death’
HRVATSKA (4-3-3): Livaković - Juranović, Lovren, Gvardiol, Barišić - Modrić, Brozović, Kovačić - Kramarić, Petković, Perišić The real tournament starts now! No more scoreboard watching. No more talking about scenarios and goal differential. Croatia control their own destiny and it all begins Monday in a dream Round of 16 draw against the Japanese. Should you take any … [Read more...] about THE CARDIAC CROATIANS DO IT AGAIN IN PENALTIES!! Defeat Japan To Book A World Cup Quarterfinal Berth!!!
It's official. The road to the World Cup Final is set! Croatia would have to go through Japan🇯🇵, Brazil🇧🇷, and Argentina🇦🇷 (most likely) to return where they last left off in 2018. It's not the toughest road in World Cup history by any means. At this point in the tournament, you're going to play good teams. Simple as that. The Vatreni were handed a dream Round of 16 … [Read more...] about The Road To The World Cup Is Set!
In one of the most wild World Cup group finale days ever, Croatia survived multiple Romelu Lukaku 2nd half attempts and Japan came back from the dead to beat Spain 2-1 to top their group. With those two results, Croatia will not play Spain or Germany in the Round of 16, as originally anticipated, but they will face off with the Blue Samurais of Japan instead. The match takes … [Read more...] about OFFICIAL! Croatia Will Play Japan In The Round Of 16!
Croatia got the job done. Plain and simple. They made it out of group stage - for their fourth straight tournament - but it wasn't pretty by any means. The Vatreni got through with five points; a win over Canada and two draws versus Morocco and Belgium. But it's a huge red flag that they have only scored against Canada three matches in the World Cup. We knew going into the … [Read more...] about Croatia Survive! Will Play The Round Of 16 For A 4th Straight Tournament!
Zlatko Dalić grilled the Croatian media on Tuesday while protecting striker, Andrej Kramarić, during a press conference in regard to Krama’s role on the Croatian team. “You in the media create drama. Instead of asking how he (Kramarić) scored the goal, you (the media) ask him about his position. Don’t you have better questions? You make something out of nothing. You (the media) … [Read more...] about Dalić Flex: Croatian Coach Grills Media, Protects Kramarić In Press Conference
Croatia are on the verge of a Round of 16 berth with a draw versus Belgium on Thursday. However, with Spain on track to top their group, it's in Zlatko Dalić's best interest to do the same, beat Belgium, and pray Morocco doesn't blow out Canada to make up goal differential. There are too many scenarios to go through with the Morocco vs. Canada match in play, but the Vatreni … [Read more...] about Croatia In Prime Position To Top Group, Belgium Locker Room Imploding???