Brazil v Croatia Football Match – 12.06.2014 – Fifa 2014 World Cup Match Preview, Prediction, Tips and Squad Info
Brazil v Croatia Football Match will be played on 12.06.2014 at Arena Corinthians (São Paulo, São Paulo) for the Fifa 2014 World Cup Group Stage Match.
The long awaited Fifa 2014 World Cup is just around the corner, many football fans across the world, the players, the staff and literally everyone are looking forward for this competition, because it is held only every 4 years and it is an amazing competition to watch.
Brazil National team will start their first group stage match, as they are the hosts of this competition and their first match will be against Croatia. They are in Group A. Brazil have been outstanding lately, as they managed 9 matches undefeated so far.
Here are their stats:
|Brazil||6 – 0||Australia|
|Brazil||3 – 1||Portugal|
|Korea Republic||0 – 2||Brazil|
|Brazil||2 – 0||Zambia|
|Honduras||0 – 5||Brazil|
|Brazil||2 – 1||Chile|
|South Africa||0 – 5||Brazil|
|Brazil||4 – 0||Panama|
|Brazil||1 – 0||Serbia|
They managed 3 clean sheets in a row, with an outstanding away match against South Africa which they dominated the match, then they beat Panama 4-0 and 1-0 against Serbia. These wins will give them full confidence ahead of their first group stage match against Croatia. Brazil will be looking to gain the 3 points they need to give pressure on the teams in their group.
Brazil key players to look watch out for are: Neymar, Oscar, Hulk.
Brazil National team are currently ranked 3rd position in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, which was just updated in June.
Croatia National team have also been good lately, here are their stats:
|Serbia||1 – 1||Croatia|
|Korea Republic||1 – 2||Croatia|
|Croatia||1 – 2||Belgium|
|Scotland||2 – 0||Croatia|
|Iceland||0 – 0||Croatia|
|Croatia||2 – 0||Iceland|
|Switzerland||2 – 2||Croatia|
|Croatia||2 – 1||Mali|
|Croatia||1 – 0||Australia|
They managed to draw 2-2 with Switzerland playing away, then beat Mali 2-1 and Australia 1-0. They are also full of confidence ahead of the match and they are the underdogs.
Croatia key players to look forward to are: Luka Modrić, Mario Mandžukić, Eduardo.
Croatia National team are currently ranked in 18th position in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, which was just updated in June.
We predict this match will be tough, but Brazil should be able to kick start this competition with a win.
The match will begin on June 12, 2014 21:00 pm Greenwich Mean Time.
Match Prediction: Brazil Win. Over 2.5 Goals.