England vs Croatia Preview, Tips and Odds

England will welcome Croatia to Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday for the nations first match at Euro 2020. None of the teams have managed to win the tournament in its fifteen editions so far. The last meeting between the two countries at a major event was in 2018 when Croatia reached the final after eliminating England at the semis.

England vs Croatia Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast gamesLast games home/away
EnglandWin5 W/ 2 D/ 2 L3 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
CroatiaLoss2 W/ 2 D/ 5 L1 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Last game between the teams: 18.11.2018 UEFA Nations League: England – Croatia 2:1; Jese Lingard 78’, Harry Kane 85’; Andrej Kramaric 57’
Last game on English soil: 18.11.2018 UEFA Nations League: England – Croatia 2:1; Jese Lingard 78’, Harry Kane 85’; Andrej Kramaric 57’

Worth mentioning: The last match between the teams of England and Croatia dates to November of 2018. Back then the Three Lions prevailed 2:1 at home in a game of the Nations League tournament. Both nations played three encounters in 2018, with the first of those being at the semi-finals of the World Cup and ended in 2:1 Croatia victory, but only after extra-time. England have not lost during the regular 90 minutes of the last five H2H clashes and had not conceded more than a goal. Three of those five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while four witnessed goals at both ends.

England vs Croatia Stats

As of 10.06Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
EnglandWin8 W/ 0 D/ 2 L5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
CroatiaWin3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last game England: 06.06.2021 International Friendly: England – Romania 1:0; Marcus Rashford 68’(penalty); Jordan Henderson from the home team missed a penalty in the 78’
Top performers England: Harry Kane 2 goals 1 assist, Dominic Calvert-Lewin 2 goals, Mason Mount 1 goal 1 assist.
Next game England: 18.06.2021 EURO: England – Scotland
Last game Croatia: 06.06.2021 International Friendly: Belgium – Croatia 1:0; Romelu Lukaku 38’
Top performers Croatia: Ivan Perisic 1 goal 1 assist, Josip Brekalo 1 goal, Luka Modric 1 goal.
Next game Croatia: 18.06.2021 EURO: Croatia – Czech Republic

Last 10 gamesGF:GAOver 2.5 goalsBTTSClean sheets

Worth mentioning: England faced Austria and Croatia in two friendly games before the start of Euro 2020 and won both via slender 1:0 scores. The Three Lions are on a run of six straight victories since losing to Belgium 2:0 at home in November of 2020 and conceded just one goal in the process. No draw has been registered in England’s last eleven meetings and just one across the last nineteen. Two of England last five clashes produced over 2,5 goals, while one saw both involved nations to hit the targets.
Croatia lost 1:0 to Belgium the last friendly on Sunday. Both of their pre-Euro matches in June ended in disappointments, as Croatia previously finished in 1:1 stalemate against Armenia on home soil. The Croats have managed to score more than a goal in only one of the last five games. Theirpoor form is underlined by the balance across the last nine meetings, which shows five defeats and just two victories alongisde two draws. One of Croatia last five clashes resulted in over 2,5 goals, and also one witnessed goals at both ends.

England vs Croatia News

Missing players England: Bukayo Saka and Harry Maguire are doubtful.
Missing players Croatia: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

England vs Croatia Predictions

England to win – 1.66 @ bet365