England vs Croatia Betting Tips, H2H & Match Prediction for Euro Cup 2020
The first match of Group D in Euro 2020 is between two heavyweights of European Football i.e. England and Croatia. The match will take place at Wembley Stadium which is England’s home ground on 13th June 2021. The game will kick off at 6:30 PM IST and here you can find England vs Croatia betting tips and predictions.
England vs Croatia Head to Head
Both teams have faced each other many times but in the last 6 games between them England had the upper hand. Croatia has only 2 wins against England, once at the World Cup 2018 held in Russia and one back in 2007’s Euro Cup. While England has won 50% of those last 6 matches and one match was drawn. Most recent matches between them were in group stage of Nations League and at the Semi-final of the World Cup 2018.
England’s Form: WWWWW
England is in great form currently, winning their last 5 games and scoring a total of 11 goals, 5 of which were against San Marino.
Croatia’s Form: LDWWL
Croatia’s form is currently not that good as they have won only 2 game from their last 5, drawing 1 and losing 2.
But Croatia has a very experienced squad while England’s squad is relatively younger than Croatia’s.
Team News and Expected Lineups
England’s Team News:
England’s captain Harry Maguire is back in training but he is unlikely to play in their opening match. Bukayo Saka is also injured and will not feature in this match.
Expected ENG XI:
GK: Pickford DEF: Walker, Stones, Mings, Chilwell DM: Rice, Phillips ATT: Mount, Grealish, Sterling ST: Kane
England’s team is attack heavy so the starting lineup might feature the likes of Rashford, Sancho, Foden.
Croatia’s Team News:
Croatia’s only concern is their experienced defender Dejan Lovern who is injured, otherwise everyone is fit to play for them.
Expected CRO XI:
GK: Livakovic DEF: Vrsaljko, Vida, Caleta-Car, Barisic DM: Brozovic MID: Perisic, Kovacic, Modric, Kramaric ST: Rebic
ENG vs CRO betting tips and prediction
Both the teams are great but Croatia’s recent form is not good. This will mostly be an even match but we think England will beat Croatia.