Following a shaky qualifying campaign, several questions surrounded Croatia’s squad. Left back, holding midfielder, and an attacking winger opposite Ivan Perisic have been problematic positions over the past two years. Relying on declining players such as Ivica Olic and Danijel Pranjic proved to be detrimental. A lack of development at those positions is another reason behind … [Read more...] about Can an endless problem at defensive midfielder be solved at Euro 2016?
Both Nikola Kalinić and Ivan Strinić played the full 90 minutes for Dnipro Thursday night in their 3-2 come from behind victory versus AIK Stockholm. With Dnipro down early, Kalinić received a long down-field pass from Rotan in the 41st minute, took the ball down with a 360-degree trap and then slotted home for the equalizer. It was a well composed goal, one of only few for … [Read more...] about Kalinić, Livaja net in Europa League