Russia vs Croatia Today’s Soccer Prediction
Host Russia will face Croatia in one of the quarter-finals of the World Cup finals, set for next Saturday at 19h (Portuguese time). Russia reached the round of 16 with second place in Group A with 6 points behind Uruguay (9 points) and Saudi Arabia (3 points) and Egypt (0 points). In the round of 16 he had a very tough test, facing no less than the tri-European champions and once world champion Spain. But the Russians, with the support of their public, showed up to the situation: after having started to lose with a self-goal in the 12th minute, they were behind the injury and in the 41st minute they got the equalizer. They held the equalizer to penalties, where they beat the Epanholes 4-3. Croatia were sensational in the group stage, finishing first in Group D 100% victorious, ahead of Argentina, Nigeria and Iceland. But he had a huge challenge in the knockout rounds as he faced the theoretically inferior selection of Denmark. In fact the game was extremely balanced and could have fallen to either side. The Danes went on to win with a goal in the first minute marked by Mathias Jorgensen but the Croatians were soon to equalize with their spearhead Mario Mandzukic. The rest of the game was a tough one, and the Croatians had a great chance of resolving the match on a penalty kick by Luka Modric in the 116th minute, but the game eventually went to penalties, with Croatia beaten 3-2.
Russia vs Croatia
The last time these two teams met, they scored 4 goals (3-1 for Croatia).
There have been more than 1.5 goals in 8 of the last 9 games Russia has attended.
They are two selections that have been very concrete, in the 4 games that did in this final phase of the World Russia scored 9 goals and Croatia 8.
There have been more than 1.5 goals in 10 of Croatia’s last 12 games.
With two teams that have demonstrated great offensive capacity in this final phase of the World Cup, we look forward to a spectacular match full of opportunities. Bet that more than 1.5 goals will be scored in this game!
Prediction Today: More 1.5