Croatia vs Wales Preview, Tips and Odds


Croatia welcomes Wales on Saturday in Osijek for their game of match-day 3 in Group E of EURO 2020 qualifiers. The Croatians did not start the way they wanted, after collecting three points after 2 matches, as they lost against Hungary and won the following meeting with outsiders Azerbaijan. Wales are currently on the second position in the group with three points after their only game against Slovakia.

Croatia vs Wales Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Croatia Win 3 W/ 1 D/ 0 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Wales Loss 0 W/ 1 D/ 3 L 0 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game between the nations: 26.03.2013 Wales – Croatia 1:2; Gareth Bale 21’(penalty); Dejan Lovren 77’, Eduardo 87’
Last game on Croatian soil: 16.10.2012 Croatia – Wales 2:0; Mario Mandzukic 27’, Eduardo 57’

Worth mentioning: Croatia are unbeaten in the four meetings with Wales so far. Only one of those games produced over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals at both ends. Croatia hit the back of the Welsh net in every game, as they were also able to record two clean sheets. The last two encounters on Croatian soil finished with the same scoreline of 2:0.

Croatia vs Wales Stats

As of 05.06 Last game Last games Last games home/away
Croatia Loss 3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L 3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
Wales Win 4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game Croatia: 24.03.2019 Hungary – Croatia 2:1; Adam Szalai 34’, Mate Patkai 75’; Ante Rebic 13’
Next game Croatia: 11.06.2019 Croatia – Tunisia
Last game Wales: 24.03.2019 Wales – Slovakia 1:0; Daniel James 5’
Next game Wales: 11.06.2019 Hungary – Wales

Last 10 games GF : GA Over 2,5 goals BTTS Clean Sheets
Croatia 14:20 7 8 1
Wales 9:11 3 3 4

Worth mentioning: The last five Croatia matches produced over 2,5 goals, as they also witnessed goals at both ends. The Croatians did score in eight of their last ten competitive games, while they kept only one clean sheet in the process. At home, Croatia are undefeated in their last fifteen outings, twelve of those victories and were unable to find the opposition goal in one. Four of the previous five Croatia home games featured over 2,5 goals and four saw both involved teams scoring.
Wales won their last two matches, as both ended with the same scoreline of 1:0. Only one of their previous five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while one witnessed goals at both ends. Nine of the last ten Wales visits generated under 2,5 goals, and none of the last eight saw both sides hitting the back of the nets.

Croatia vs Wales News

Missing players Croatia: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Wales: No reports injuries or suspensions.

Croatia vs Wales Predictions

Croatia to win – 1.57 @ bet365

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