Russian vs Croatian duel will take place at Fisht Olympic Stadium on Sunday (08/07/2018) pm dawn. It’s a duel between the surprise teams at the 2018 World Cup.
Russia qualified for the quarter-finals after winning penalties against Germany. While Croatia win tos-tosan against Denmark.
Russia and Croatia have faced each other three times. Twice in Euro 2008 qualifiers, all of which ended in a draw.
While one other match in a friendly match. Croatia won with a final score of 3-1 in a match that took place in Rostov-on-Don.
In a match that took place in November 2015, Russia ahead first thanks to goals Fedor Smolov. Croatia replied three times via Nikola Kalinic, Marcelo Brozovic, and Mario Mandzukic.
Russia has two players to watch out for. Artem Dzyuba and Aleksandar Golovin are both players.
Dzyuba has already scored three goals in four matches. He has a goal ratio of 0.5 in every game. Dzyuba also posted an assist.
With a 196-centimeter posture, Dzyuba posed a threat to Croatia in Croatia’s 16-yard box. All his experiments were listed in the penalty box.
Another player who is the strength of the Russian attack line is Golovin. The 22-year-old is already 300 minutes playing in the 2018 World Cup. He scored two goals and one assist for the Red Bear team. Golovin will be a threat on the Russian wing side.
From the Croatian camp, Luka Modric will remain the key. He is a motorcycle attack Vatreni. So far, the Real Madrid player has recorded as many as two goals, one is booked through the white point.
As the creators of Croatian attack, Modrid recorded by Whoscored able to record as much as an average of 2.5 keypasses when believed to compete in the 2018 World Cup.
Mario Mandzukic will also have an important role for Croatia. He has recorded as many as 1 goal, while helping Croatia equalize in the game against Denmark.
Just like Dzyuba, Mandzukic is a 16-meter box striker. He also has a function as a wall pass or reflector.
After picking three wins in the group stages, Croatia declined. They drew 1-1 against Denmark for 120 minutes. Their move to the quarterfinals is confirmed by a penalty shootout.
But, Croatia are also being productively scored in the last 16 games at the World Cup. They always scored, degan a total of 16 goals.
Croatia were also dangerous in the first half, as many as 10 of the last 12 World Cup goals scored in the first half.
Meanwhile, Russia has not won yet – ruling out a penalty shootout against Spain – after being beaten by Uruguay with a final score of 0-3.
Russia have also not won in the last five matches in the World Cup knockout phase. The details are once draw and four times lost.
With all the fact-data, Croatia is championed to be the winner in European betting homes. For example at William Hill, Croatia’s victory earned a 23/20 coefficient, Russia’s victory at number 3.