UEFA Nations League England versus Croatia Preview
UEFA Nations League England versus Croatia Preview. England will host Croatia in their final League A, Group 4 matches at Wembley. All eyes are on Harry Kane to lead the team to victory. Both teams have a big chance to win the group and most likely this will become a very open matches.England however have a great record at home.
The Three Lions won an impressive 3-0 at home against the United States in an International friendly pass few days ago. England victory goals came from Jesse Lingard, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Callum Wilson which gave them a comfortable victory.
Gareth Southgate’s men were also victorious in their previous outing in the UEFA Nations League as they recorded a 3-2 winners away in Spain. It was their first victory in the competition and has them sitting second on the table with four points two behind the Spaniards who have played one match more.
Harry Kane who reserve on the International Friendly against the United States most likely to return to the starting eleven. The England captain has scored seven times in his last 11 matches for the national team and believe to add more to his account on this match.
Croatia secured a dramatic late victory at home against Spain in their previous UEFA Nations League. Goals from Andrei Kramaric and Tin Jedvaj had been cancelled out by the Spaniards before Jedvaj struck again in the third minute of added time.
The win was the first in the competition for Zlatko Dalic’s team and leaves them bottom of the group, level points with England.
Dalic sure will remains the same team that played in the victory over Spain. Two goal hero Jedvaj should retain his place at rightback while Kramaric, Ivan Perisic and Ante Rebic are expected to continue in attack.
The Match Preview
England and Croatia have faced each other nine times in the past with the host just edging the head-to-head by four wins to three.
Harry Kane could be the one to watch for England will be joined in attack by Raheem Sterling and both men will pose the biggest threats to any opponents they meet.
Croatia are also having some good forward with the and pace and trickery of Rebic, Kramaric and Perisic in attack.
Both teams go into this clash desperately for a win and could serve up a thrilling contest with goals. England should secure the win on account of their good record at home.