Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic Key As Croatia Face Denmark


The World Cup match between Croatia and Denmark will be broadcast live on Fox. Scoring has been an issue for them, Denmark have scored just two goals in three games at the World Cup. "We are not just PlayStation players twiddling the joystick".

Only captain Luka Modric and Ivan Perisic remain from the starting line-up against Iceland, the Croats' last group match, which was played after they had already secured qualification for the last 16. "But I think we can settle it within 90 minutes".

"It will bring together the whole country if we move on against Croatia", the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder said.

Colombia said forward James Rodriguez has "minor bruising" in a calf muscle but no decision has been taken on whether he will play against England on Tuesday.

Denmark should provide a tough resistance, though, and has a game-breaker of its own in Christian Eriksen. In 1998, Denmark made a run to the quarterfinals, while Croatia lost in the semis and beat the Netherlands in the third-place consolation match.

For Denmark, the creative spark will come from Christian Eriksen, who is allowed pretty much a free role in midfield. "The group stage will mean nothing if we do not verify that tomorrow".

Striker Yussuf Poulsen returned for Denmark after suspension.

"Now is not the time to talk about the future of players and coaches", said Ronaldo, who, like Messi, leaves the World Cup having never scored a goal in the knockout rounds. The Brazilian legend tweeted to the Frenchman: "Congratulations, @KMbappe, 2 goals in a World Cup so young puts you in great company".

Denmark have reached the knockout stages for the fourth time in five appearances after 1986, 1998 and 2002. Visit SportsLine now to see the strong Croatia-Denmark money-line pick, all from a European football expert whose powerful model is up 1,800 percent in less than three years.

Croatia's midfield pairing of Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic is the envy of many teams in the tournament, and the duo are far from their only fine players. But Croatia have just enough artillery in their skill set to cross Denmark's hurdle but they might have to grind it out to achieve the desired result.



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