Croatia World Cup 2022 Squad

Croatia Squad for 2022 World Cup


Goalkeepers:


Dominik Livaković
Ivica Ivušić
Ivo Grbić


Defenders:


Domagoj Vida
Dejan Lovren
Borna Barišić
Josip Juranović
Joško Gvardiol
Borna Sosa
Josip Stanišić
Martin Erlić
Josip Šutalo


Midfielders:


Luka Modrić
Mateo Kovačić
Marcelo Brozović
Mario Pasalić
Nikola Vlašić
Lovro Majer
Kristijan Jakić
Luka Sučić


Forwards:


Ivan Perišić
Andrej Kramarić
Bruno Petković
Mislav Oršić
Ante Budimir
Marko Livaja


Croatia FIFA World Cup 2022 Preview


Croatia is placed in Group F of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Croatia is in the same group as Belgium, Morocco, and Canada. Croatia is expected to get out of their group and make it to the knockout stages of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Croatia still has players Like Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic who can help Croatia go far in this World Cup campaign.


Who Is Croatia’s Head Coach?


Zlatko Dalic is the head coach of Croatia. He was appointed as the head coach in 2017. He led Croatia to their fairytale run in the 2018 FIFA World Cup when they shocked the world and went all the way to the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Although they lost the final to France, a second place finish with Croatia was a very big achievement for Zlatko Dalic.


Croatia’s Strengths And Weaknesses


Strengths:

1. Star players like Modric and Kovacic

2. Experience in the previous World Cup campaigns


Weaknesses:

1. Added pressure of expectations from the public

2. Unreliable defense



Croatia 2022 World Cup Results


Group Stage:

Morocco 0-0 Croatia

Croatia 4-1 Canada

Croatia 0-0 Belgium


Round of 16:

Japan 1-1 Croatia (Croatia won 3-1 on penalties)


Quarter-finals:

Croatia 1-1 Brazil (Croatia won 4-2 on penalties)


Semi-finals:

Argentina 3-0 Croatia


Third-place playoff match:

Croatia 2-1 Morocco


Croatia 2022 World Cup Top Scorers

2 goals: Andrej Kramaric


1 goal: Marko Livaja, Lovro Majer, Ivan Perisic, Bruno Petkovic, Josko Gvardiol, Mislav Orsic


Frequently Asked Questions


Are Croatia still in the World Cup?


Croatia were knocked out of the World Cup by Argentina in dominant fashion, with the South Americans winning 3-0 in the semi-final stage.


Which group are Croatia in the World Cup?


Croatia were drawn into Group F alongside Morocco, Belgium and Canada.


How many times have Croatia made the World Cup?


Since securing independence in 1991, Croatia have made it to the World Cup in every edition since 1998. Their best performance was reaching the finals in 2018, where they lost 4-2 to France.