Luka Modrić and Real Madrid face Osasuna Sunday in La Liga action 3PM (ET) Ivan Perišić will play in his 1st North London Derby as Spurs visit Arsenal Saturday 730AM (ET) Mateo Kovačić and Chelsea take on Crystal Palace Saturday 10AM (ET) Can Andrej Kramarić bag some goals against a struggling Hertha Berlin side Sunday? 930AM (ET) … [Read more...] about The Weekend Water Cooler
Written by Slavonac From Canada Mislav Oršić has caught fire with Dinamo Zagreb this season and although it has taken him a few weeks to gain some momentum, he’s proven once again that he can score BIG goals in BIG games. So far, Oršić has scored five goals in eight Champions League games while tallying six goals in 10 HNL matches. Oršić has bagged goals against AC Milan, … [Read more...] about Can Oršić Play The Striker Role For Croatia???
The U21 side, filled with loads of talent from Luka Sučić to Roko Šimić to Stipe Biuk to Martin Baturina, could not have possibly made it harder on themselves to qualify for next summer's EURO. But at the end of the day, they got the job done. The Mladi Vatreni completely bottled their group stage efforts to finish first and automatically qualify for the tournament. After … [Read more...] about Croatia U-21s Sneak Into EURO 2023 After Penalty Shootout Win Over Denmark
🇭🇷🇭🇷🇭🇷 CROATIA CLINCHES NATIONS LEAGUE SEMIFINAL BERTH WITH LATE 2ND HALF SURGE VS. AUSTRIA!!! Livaja and Lovren headers win it 3-1 for Croatia against Austria in Vienna. The Vatreni will now enter the Nations League semifinals in June. Opponents TBD. Modrić scored inside seven minutes but Austria would equalize moments later through a Stanišić giveaway in Croatia's zone. … [Read more...] about Croatia Clinch Nations League Semifinal Berth With Late Goals From Livaja & Lovren!
The Mladi Vatreni are back on track to qualify for the U21 EURO 2023 tournament after bottling group stage with poor results down the stretch. They should have easily topped the group and qualified automatically, but instead, gifted Norway 1st place. Tuesday night in Pula, the Croatian young guns, led by Sučić, Vidović, and Franjić, scored two quick goals in the 1st half to … [Read more...] about Croatia U-21s Beat Denmark 2-1 In 1st Leg Of EURO 2023 Playoff
Official Lineup: HRVATSKA (4-3-3): Livaković - Juranović, J. Šutalo, Gvardiol, Sosa - Modrić, Brozović, Kovačić - Pašalić, Kramarić, Perišić The scoreline looked much closer than it should have but Croatia dominated this 2-1 win over Denmark from start to finish at Maksimir. After a scoreless 1st half that saw minimal chances from both sides, left-back Borna Sosa would … [Read more...] about Croatia Defeat Denmark 2-1 With Two Wonderfully Placed Shots By Sosa & Majer, Go Top Of Nations League Group
Since a shocking 3-0 defeat to Austria in Osijek on the opening night of Nations League June 3rd, Croatia have turned things around quickly; hitting a milestone in the process. The Vatreni bagged seven points out of a possible nine, finally beat France in a competitive match, and posted two consecutive clean sheets (versus France and Denmark on the road). With two matches … [Read more...] about Should Dalić Experiment Or Go For The Win Thursday vs. Denmark?
Madrid Xtra, a highly reliable source with 400,000 followers on Twitter, have reported that Luka Modrić will stay on with Croatia until EURO 2024! This is coming via Croatian team doctor Zoran Bahtijarević, who is back with the national team in Zagreb this week. This wouldn't at all surprise me with Modrić playing some of the best ball of his life in his mid-30s. If Modrić … [Read more...] about BREAKING NEWS: Modrić To Stay On As Croatian Captain Through EURO 2024
Antonio Čolak scored two solid goals for Rangers on Saturday in a 2-1 victory over Dundee United. Once again, how the hell did Zlatko Dalić not call up Čolak for September Nations League matches against Denmark and Austria? He's Croatia's most in-form striker and single handedly helped Rangers get to Champions League. I'm not saying you have to start the guy, but at least let … [Read more...] about Croatians Around Europe Weekend #6: Čolak Brace Wins It For Rangers, Sučić Assists For Red Bull