Welcome to our World Cup 2014 Brazil vs Croatia predictions, head to head and preview. Brazil are the home team and must be strong contenders to win the title. Croatia are no mugs and come here on the back of 3 wins and 2 draws. Both teams would like to win this and get their campaign off to a great start.

Recent Form

Brazil have won their last 5 matches and come into this tournament in great form. Croatia have won 3 and drawn two of their last 5 matches.

Brazil WWWWW
Croatia WWDWD

Previous Meetings

These teams have met each other twice. A friendly that ended in a draw and a meeting in the group stage of the 2006 World Cup that Brazil won. Here are the results:

14/06/06 WOC Brazil 1 – 0 Croatia
17/08/05 FRI Croatia 1 – 1 Brazil

Top Scorers

Brazil’s top scorer is Neymar, Oscar and Hulk
Croatia’s top scorer is Eduardo Da Silva

Team and Selection News

Both teams have their squads at full strength

Road To World Cup

Brazil are the home team and qualified automatically for the World Cup

Croatia finished second behind Belgium in Group A of European Qualification. This meant they had to go to a playoff to win their place in the World Cup. They played Iceland for this berth, and after a turgid 0-0 draw in Iceland, they won 2-0 at home to secure their passage to the World Cup 2014.

Conclusion

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