World Cup 2018 – Croatia vs Denmark: All you need to know
Croatia and Denmark fought their way into the 2018 World Cup round 16, now they’ll have to take on each other to stay in the game.
The Group D leaders and the Nordic team, currently seated at second place in Group C, are due for a match up on Sunday, July 1, 2018. The winner of that game will advance to the quarter finals, facing off against either Spain or Russia.
Croatia went into the 2018 World Cup a dark horse, surprising fans with their respective defeats over Nigeria and Argentina and their performance against Iceland. Many are betting that if the Vatreni continue playing as they have been, they’ll have no problem knocking Denmark out of the running.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Croatia vs Denmark match.
When is Croatia vs Denmark?
Croatia will take on Denmark on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Kickoff is set for 2pm ET (7pm BST).
The game will unfold four hours after Spain vs Russia. That match begins at 10am ET (3pm BST)
Where is the Croatia vs Denmark match taking place?
The Croatia vs Denmark match will take place on the pitch at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Russia.
Spain will be playing Russia in Moscow that morning.
How to watch Croatia vs Denmark on TV
Fox and Fox Sports 1 will broadcast every match of the World Cup for viewers in the United States. Telemundo and NBC Universo will show every match as well, but with Spanish commentary.
FoxSports.com, TelemundoDeportes.com and other services, like YouTube Live, Fubo and Hulu Live, will offer streaming for every game.
Football fanatics in the United Kingdom can find 33 World Cup matches live on the BBC, while the other 32 will be on ITV.
All World cup matches are available on the BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub.
If you plan to tune in from Australia, your only option is to watch the World Cup on the subscriber-only Optus Sport, which will cost AUS$30 for the full month.
Optus Sports apps will be streaming the full tournament on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast or the Optus Sport mobile app.
Croatia and Denmark squads
Goalkeepers: Lovre Kalinic, Danijel Subasic, Dominik Livakovic
Defenders: Sime Vrsaljko, Ivan Strinic, Vedran Corluka, Dejan Lovren, Tin Jedvaj, Duje Caleta-Car, Domagoj Vida, Josip Pivaric
Midfielders: Ivan Perisic,Ivan Rakitic, Mateo Kovacic, Luka Modric, Marcelo Brozovic, Milan Badelj
Forwards: Adnrej Kramaric, Mario Mandzukic, Ante Rebic, Marko Pjaca
Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel, Jonas Lossl, Jesper Hansen, Frederik Ronnow
Defenders: Simon Kjaer, Jannik Vestergaard, Riza Durmisi, Nicolai Boilesen, Andreas Bjelland, Mathias Jorgensen, Henrik Dalsgaard, Andreas Christensen, Jens Stryger Larsen, Momade Dosa Junior, Peter Ankersen, Jonas Knudsen
Midfielders: Mike Jensen, William Kvist, Michael Krohn-Dehli, Lasse Schone, Pione Sisto, Thomas Delaney, Lukas Lerager, Daniel Wass, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Robert Skov, Mathias Jensen, Martin Braithwaite Viktor Eischer, Christian Eriksen
Forwards: Nicolai Jorgensen, Andreas Cornelius, Nicklas Bendtner, Kasper Dolberg, Yussuf Poulsen, Kenneth Zohore
Players to watch
Croatia’s Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic are expected to pose a serious threat to Denmark in Sunday’s round 16 match up.
Denmark has their own super weapon in Christian Eriksen, who won’t let his squad go down without a fight.
Croatia vs Denmark Odds
Croatia are favored to win against Denmark with odds of 2/5, according to William Hill. Denmark’s got 7/4 odds of winning the match.
William Hill betters have wagered 23/10 odds that the game will be tied after 90 minutes of play.