Welcome to our Croatia vs Australia predictions, head to head and preview. Both these teams have qualified for the World Cup. This match is played on neutral ground in Salvador, Bahia. The last time these teams met was in the 2006 World Cup, where they played out a 2-2 draw in the group stages. Australia qualified out of that group and Croatia went home.

Recent Form

Croatia have won 2, drawn 2 and lost one of their last 5 matches. Australia have won 2 drawn one and last 2 of their last 5 matches.

Croatia WDWDL
Australia DLWWL

Previous Meetings

Apart from that World Cup match, Croatia has one the only game they played against Australia at home, and Australia have won 2 and drawn one of the matches they played at home.

23/06/06 WOC Croatia  2-2  Australia
11/07/92 FRI Australia 0 – 0  Croatia
06/06/98 FRI Croatia 7-0  Australia
07/07/92 FRI Australia 3 – 1  Croatia
04/07/92 FRI Australia 1 – 0  Croatia

Road To World Cup

Croatia qualified second behind Belgium in their group. They won five, drew 2 and lost 3 matches.

Australia have found it a lot easier to qualifiy for the world cup since switching from the South American groups to the Asian Groups. There were 4 qualifying rounds and in the 4th round, they won 3, drew 4 and lost 1 match.

Top Scorers

Croatia’s top scorers are Mandžukić and Eduardo Da Silva

Australia’s top scorers are Kennedy, Cahill, Holman and Brosque

Team and Selection News

Croatia will be without Pranjić
Australia should be at full strength.


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