Lionel Messi and the company’s next task is to collect three points against European giants Croatia. As expected, Argentina received a tough welcome from Iceland in their opening game. Their second game could be even tougher as they are now going to face the experienced ones. This match will definitely change the positions of teams in group D and it could be a decider for both teams who are going to the next round.
Argentina missed the FIFA World Cup title last time. However, Croatia was eliminated in the group stage. They’ve played a few games against each other so they don’t have enough experience against each other strategy. As the natural, Lionel Messi was unstoppable in the qualifiers but he needs to continue his dominant run against Croatians.
Argentina Vs Croatia Live Stream HD
beIN Sports, one of the leading online content provider is offering you to watch Football World Cup games on its website. You just need to go to their website or download their application to watch Argentina vs Croatia online. Other big networks like DirecTV, Fox Sports also providing you live coverage to your smartphones or your laptops. Please follow the links below:
How to watch Argentina Vs Croatia Online?
If you are from Argentina, please visit the website of DirecTV, the online streaming provider for the people of Argentina. HRT is the live content provider for the people living in Croatia. BBC and ITV hold 2018 FWC broadcast rights for the citizens of the United States. So you need to visit their official websites. Others please go through links to other websites to watch it live.
Where can I get the live scores?
Without any doubt, you can trust on FIFA.com for the live scores and latest updates related to Argentina vs Croatia match. Just visit the homepage of this website and get current scores including the summary of match reports, goalscorers, etc. It will also provide live updates of Portugal vs Morocco. There are some more trusted mobile applications for the live scores like ESPN, LiveSoccerTV, beIN Sports etc.
Where can I watch it on television?
- Argentina: TyC Sports, DirecTV, Telefe, TV Publica
- Croatia: HRT
- France: beIN Sports, TF1
- Germany: ARD, ZDF, Sky Sport
- Iceland: RUV
- Israel: KAN
- Netherlands: Sky Sport
- Norway: NRK, TV 2
- Spain: Mediaset Espana
- Sweden: SVT, TV 4
- Switzerland: SRG SSR
- USA: Fox Sports, Telemundo
Argentina Vs Croatia Match Preview
The Vice Champions began their World Cup tournament with a draw against the debut team Iceland. On the other hand, Croatia collected all points in their opening game against Nigeria and now want one more win to qualify for the Round of 16.
Lionel Messi took 11 shots in this World Cup competition which is the most he has attempted in a single match of this format. He has scored in each of his two previous appearances against Croatia, including his first ever goal for Argentina.
Two times FIFA World Cup champions Argentina is playing the 17th edition of Football World Cup. Their European rivals Croatia qualified for the tournament for the 5th time. The Blazers finished FIFA World Cup 1998 edition at the third spot, their best in the history. Don’t miss the live action of France of Peru.
Argentina has won against Croatia two times in their previous head to head meetings. A most recent meeting took place four years ago on 12 November 2014 that resulted in a 2-1 win for the South American side. In all four past meetings, Croatia managed one win.
La Albiceleste has a good record against the European teams as compared to that of South American teams in last few months. Presence of all-time top goalscorer Messi will enhance the confidence.
June one of the previous four meetings between Argentina and Croatia was at a World Cup, with Argentina winning 1-0 in a group stage game in 1998, courtesy of Mauricio Pineda’s strike.
Date, Time Schedule
This match will be played at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium where more than 44,000 fans are expected to witness the game. It will start at 6:00 pm on 21st June 2018 according to GMT.
|Competition||FIFA World Cup 2018|
|Date||21 June 2018|
|Time||6:00 pm [GMT]|
|Venue||Nizhny Novgorod Stadium|
Possible Starting lineups
Lionel Messi is likely to start right from the start against Croatia. He is likely to be featured with Angel di Maria, Sergio Aguero. Real Madrid’s duo Luka Modric and Kovacic are also favourite to start with Mario Mandzukic.
Argentina: Caballero; Mercado, Otamendi, Tagliafico; Salvio, Mascherano, Meza, Acuna; Messi, Aguero, Pavon.
Croatia: Subasic; Vrsaljko, Lovren, Vida, Strinic; Rakitic, Badelj; Brozovic, Modric, Perisic; Mandzukic .
The availability of Lionel Messi has increased the chances of Argentina to win this game. Defending Vice Champions have 45% of winning this game against 25% winning chances of Croatia.
Win probability: Argentina – 45%, Croatia: 25%, Draw: 30%
So which team you are following in this crucial encounter?