As part of one of the matches of the 2nd round of qualification for the 2024 World Cup, the players of the Turkish and Croatian national teams will come face to face. Which of the rivals will get the victory in this duel? Our sports portal evaluates the chances of rivals for success.Turkey
The Turkish national team was able to win its group in League C of the League of Nations. As a result, the team of the hosts was able to enter the B League, from where it starts in the next tournament. The Turks did not get to the World Cup. Having taken the second place in their qualifying group, they were forced to participate in the promotion. At the semifinal stage, they lost to Portugal with a score of 1:3, and this was the end of the team's path to the World Cup. In the starting selection for the 2024 World Cup, the Turks were able to defeat Armenia with a score of 2:1 in a difficult match, playing away.
CroatiaThe Croatian national team does not cease to please its fans, even despite the fact that age-old football players play in this team.
At the last World Cup in Qatar, the Checkers were able to reach the semifinals, where they were defeated by Argentina (0:3). They managed to rehabilitate themselves in the match against Morocco, which the Balkan national team won with a score of 2:1. In the starting qualification, the Turks played on their own field with Wales, but suddenly lost points, having drawn 1-1.
Statistics and figures: Guests are listed as favorites of the meeting;
- Turkey has won 3 meetings in a row in all tournaments;
- Croatia has lost only once in 10 previous meetings;
- The last face-to-face meeting of the opponents ended with a score of 3:3.
I think Croatia will be able to withstand a zero head start in the first half.
The team will do everything not to lose to the opponent. In addition, I bet on a large number of corners in the match. Both opponents will go forward from the first minutes, which will affect the passage of the total on the corners.