As part of one of the matches of the European Football Championship, the players of the national teams of Croatia and Scotland will come face to face. Which of the opponents will get the victory in this confrontation?
Before the final round, the Croatian national team was able to score only one point in their asset. Now the vice-champions of the world in the upcoming meeting can only arrange a victory. In the first round, the Croats lost to England 0: 1, having played a terrible game in attack. Against the Czech Republic, the team of Zlatko Dalic played much better, but, again, football in the other half of the field was more like torment, and in this meeting the fair outcome was a draw-1: 1.
Meanwhile, the Scottish national team is in the last place in Group D, but the chances of getting into the playoffs are no worse than Croatia. In the second round, the Scots sensationally took away points from England. The match at Wembley ended in a draw – 0: 0. The most striking thing is that England played no better than their opponent, and therefore this score can be considered quite natural. In the first match, as you know, Scotland lost to the Czech Republic (0: 2).
Statistics and figures:
- The hosts are the favorites of the meeting;
- The Balkans have a 4-match winless streak;
- Scotland can't win in last 2 meetings;
- "Checkers" in the last match lost to Scotland with a score of 0: 2;
- Croatia have never beaten the Scots in their history.
Interestingly, Croatia has never beaten Scotland in a head-to-head match. However, today everything should change. "Checkers" have a stellar composition, and only a victory in a face-to-face meeting with an opponent will help them reach the playoffs of the tournament.