The second match to happen in 2018 World Cup Group D is between Croatia vs Nigeria and the consequence of this diversion could have a tremendous bearing on who qualifies from this gathering. The match will occur on the sixteenth June at the Kaliningrad Stadium.
Croatia vs Nigeria World Cup 2018 Preview
Croatia have taken an interest in four World Cup finals and they broadly achieved the semi-last of the 1998 World Cup before losing to the hosts, France.
That group was brimming with geniuses including Slaven Bilic, Robert Prosinecki, Davor Suker, Zvonomir Boban and Robert Jarni. While this present group might not have a similar profundity of value, they surely have some extremely gifted players with Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic, who play for Real Madrid and Barcelona separately in addition to Inter Milan’s Ivan Perisic and Juventus’ Mario Mandzukic.
Croatia were compelled to make due with second place in their World Cup qualifying gathering however serenely crushed Greece 4-1 on home soil to achieve Russia.
Head coach: Zlatko Dalić
Captain: Luka Modrić
FIFA Ranking: 15
Team Players: Lovre Kalinic, Luka Modrić, Mario Mandzukic, Racitic, Brozovic, Vida, Strinit, Lovren, Vrsaljko, Perisic, Subasic
Nigeria have taken an interest in six of the last seven World Cup finals, so this isn’t another experience for them and they are a standout amongst the most conspicuous football countries in Africa. They are the main African group to have played at the 2014 World Cup and met all requirements for this competition.
The Super Eagles have ascended as high as fifth in the FIFA World Rankings previously and they got through an intense qualifying bunch including Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia.
Head coach: Gernot Rohr
Captain:John Obi Mikel
FIFA Ranking: 52
Team Players: John Obi Mikel, Akpeyi, Awaziem, Haddad, Balogun, Aina, Naidi, Ogu, Heanacho, Wobi
Croatia vs Nigeria Head to Head (H2H Results)
The two national teams match between Croatia vs Nigeria has never been a soccer meeting or Head to head both teams do not exist. Below is the last match table performed by both teams:
Croatia vs Nigeria World Cup 2018 Prediction Scores
Prediction of the national team matches between Croatia vs Nigeria World Cup 2018 Russia at Grub D. Croatia is one of the strong teams from continent of europe and Nigeria from African country, armed with experience and players then Croatia will be able to defeat Nigeria with a scores of 3: 1, The final result to win the Croatia national team