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Croatia List Modric, Rakitic, Mandzukic For Peru, Mexico Friendlies

Croatia List Modric, Rakitic, Mandzukic For Peru, Mexico Friendlies

By Adeboye Amosu: Real Madrid and Barcelona midfielders Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic top the list of 29 players invited by Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic on Monday for this month’s friendly fixtures against Peru and Mexico, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The Croats, who will play in Group D along with Nigeria, Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, will face Peru in Miami on March 23rd and then take on Mexico in Texas four days later.
Modric and Rakitic are joined on the list by the likes of Vedran Corluka, Dejan Lovren,  Mario Mandzukic and Ivan Perisic.
Other notable names invited by Dalic for the games are Mateo Kovacic, Daniel Subasic, Marcelo Brozovic and Milan Badelj.
Dalic’s men will face the Super Eagles in their opening fixture at the 2018 FIFA World Cup on June 16 at the Kaliningrad Stadium.
THE FULL LIST
Goalkeepers
Daniel Subasic, Lovre Kalinic, Dominik Livakovic
Defenders
Vedran Corluka, Domagoj Vida, Ivan Strinic, Dejan Lovren, Sime Vrasljko, Josip Pivaric, Matej Mitrovic, Maric Leovac, Zoran Nizic
Midfielders
Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic, Mateo Kovacic, Milan Badelj, Marcelo Brozovic, Mario Pasalic, Filip Bradavic
Attackers
Mario Mandzukic, Ivan Perisic, Nikola Kalinic, Andrej Kramaric, Mario Pjaca, Duje Cop, Ante Rebic, Ivan Santin

COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 4
  • Bestsports. 8 months ago

    Walahi! Croatia has better ball players than Nigeria in all department. The truth is we need some mind blowing extra ordinary tactics and form to blow them away otherwise with these wicked stars if Croatia? Nigeria is already in trouble!.

  • dr christo 8 months ago

    My brother names dnt play football again, some of this men are aging and lack strenght, I agree with you by paper and names thy are are killer squad but with our youthful team, my dear anything can happen that day, dnt let their names fear you, how many goals has manzudic scored this season

  • All is a formidable midfield comprising of youth and experience.
    Very energetic and mobile midfield.
    NDIDI, ETEBO, MIKEL OBI, JOEL OBI.
    MIKEL OBI and Etebor attacking while Joel Obi and Ndidi defend.
    If we can get musta to improve on his convention rate we play him as #9 and play counter attack.

  • They qualified by play off remember? Behind Iceland.