Croatia vs Italy – UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifiers – Preview

Posted on by Sreya

Croatia hosts Italy in a Group H fixture of the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifiers. The match will be played behind closed doors as Croatia serves one-match crowd ban due to racist chants from the supporters during their match against Norway in March. The match will be played on 12th June, 2015 at 18:45 GMT.

Team News

Niko Kovac confirmed the absences of Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric through injury and Vedran Corluka (Lokomotiv Moscow) due to a suspension.

Italy will not be at full strength with Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli, Simone Zaza, Daniele de Rossi and Luca Antonelli injured. Marco Verratti has been ruled out as well, after the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder failed to recover from his calf problem in time. Gianlucci Buffon has picked up a knock on his left elbow but should be fit to start the match, or else Salvatore Sirigu will come into the starting eleven.

Croatia Possible Starting Lineup: Subasic, Srna, Corluka, Vida, Pranjic, Olic, Brozovic, Badelj, Perisic, Rakitic, Mandzukic.

Italy Possible Starting Lineup: Buffon, Ranocchia, Bonucci, Astori, Darmian, De Sciglio, Candreva, Marchisio, Bertolacci, Immobile, Pelle.

Contributor’s Pick

Italy have been on the rise since their group-stage exit in 2014 FIFA World Cup, winning five and drawing three matches after Antonio Conte took over. But the Azzuri have won only once out of the eight times they have faced Croatia. In spite of absence of Luka Modric, the Croats are confident of holding the Azzuri to a draw. The reverse fixture in the qualifiers was a 1-1 affair and it is likely this particular match will sport the same scoreline.

Be the first to comment:

Write a detailed comment of at least 350 characters to earn a reward point.
Results and Fixtures

Top Soccer Tipsters
Today Predictions in Tipsters Competition
Unknown mndoziegbe10 posts a Odd / Even tip on FK Ruh Brest Res. vs BATE Res.
just now
Unknown mndoziegbe10 posts a Odd / Even tip on Albirex Niigata S vs Tampines Rovers
just now
Unknown mndoziegbe10 posts a Odd / Even tip on FK Ruh Brest Res. vs BATE Res.
just now
Unknown mndoziegbe10 posts a Odd / Even tip on Shimizu S-Pulse vs Vissel Kobe
just now
Unknown mndoziegbe10 posts a Odd / Even tip on Shimizu S-Pulse vs Vissel Kobe
1 minute ago
Unknown mndoziegbe10 posts a Odd / Even tip on FK Ruh Brest Res. vs BATE Res.
1 minute ago
Unknown kinjosh24 posts a Over / Under tip on Shimizu S-Pulse vs Vissel Kobe
29 minutes ago
Unknown kinjosh24 posts a Over / Under tip on Shimizu S-Pulse vs Vissel Kobe
29 minutes ago
Unknown kinjosh24 posts a Exact Total Goals tip on FC Helsingør vs Hobro
29 minutes ago
Unknown kinjosh24 posts a Exact Total Goals tip on FC Helsingør vs Hobro
29 minutes ago
News Headlines
Superior H2H Statistics
H2H Home Team Advantage
H2H Away Team Advantage
Top Football Clubs
Worst Football Clubs
Top Draw Teams
Teams Home Win 100%
Good Home Teams
Poor Away Teams
Platinum Membership Testimonial

Top Singles Tipsters
In-Form Tipsters
Out of Form Tipsters
Tipsters Competition
Tipsters Competition Review
Membership
Soccer Predictions
Soccer Tips
 

Be a fan of our Twitter and Facebook Page
Soccer Analysis
Arbitrage

Arbitrage Picks

Arbitrage is an effective way to make guaranteed profits without losing your money.

Soccer Statistics H2H

Soccer Statistics

Analyze soccer matches, inclusive of past results, head to head stats, today match fixtures, live soccer odds, players and team form.

Livescore

Livescore

Check the latest and fastest live score results for all football matches. Know who are the goalscorers, yellow card and red card offenders.

Soccer Bet Help
Soccer Partners
Pick a Country or Region

Get the listings of soccer leagues and competitions for each region, including past seasons results and football statistics.

Match Preview and News

Copyright © 2002-2020 SoccerPunter Pte. Ltd. All rights reserved.