Croatia Squad for 2022 World Cup
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
1. Star players like Modric and Kovacic
2. Experience in the previous World Cup campaigns
1. Added pressure of expectations from the public
2. Unreliable defense
Croatia 2022 World Cup Results
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)
Croatia 1-1 Brazil (Croatia won 4-2 on penalties)
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.