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Prediction 09/08: France vs Croatia (UEFA Nations League)

World Champions France welcome Croatia in the second round of the UEFA Nations League. Croatia seeks revenge for the World Cup final defeat.

Betting tips:

  • France win
  • Over 1.5 goals

This Tuesday night, France and Croatia face each other at 9:45 pm for matchday two of Group 2 in the UEFA Nations League in a duel at the Stade de France.

In the last four games between the clubs, France has won twice and there have been two draws, with there last encounter in the World Cup where France won 4-2.

Match analysis: France vs Croatia
The France that did not count on Pogba in the debut, since he tested positive for Covid-19, also lost Kylian Mbappé, who also tested positive after playing in the first round. The news is due to the return of Rabiot, as well as names like Houssem Aouar, Eduardo Camavinga and Dayot Upamecano. The star Antoine Griezmann is confirmed.

On the other hand, Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has problems. Luka Modric, from Real Madrid, and Ivan Rakitic, from Barcelona asked not to participate in the first two games, so they were not called up. Without them, Ivan Perisic, from Bayern Munich, and midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, from Inter Milan, are the highlights.

In the first round, France suffered, but still beat Sweden by 1-0. Croatia visited Portugal and was run over, losing 4-1.

Match Facts:

  • Croatia has won just one of their eight away games since their World Cup Final defeat.
  • France has won eight of their ten home games since beating Croatia in Moscow two years ago.
  • Croatia has lost 2-1 in two of their last five away games.

Register with Champion Bet and bet on France’s victory at 1.70. Another good option is in the goal market, with over 1.5 goals at 1.36

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