Croatia vs Spain Head to Head (H2H): Euro 2020 | Prediction | Lineup | Trivia
Three-time European champions, Spain, go head-to-head against the FIFA World Cup 2018 runner-up, Croatia, at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen on Monday.
Spain has just won one of their three fixtures in the group stages W1 D2. Luis Enrique's men finally got their act in front of goal together with a thumping 5-0 demolition of Slovakia in the final Group E game.
A similar scenario was faced by Croatia as well, with their record in the group stage W1 D1 L1. However, they managed to pull out a second-place finish over the Czech Republic. Croatia's sole victory came against Scotland on the last day of their qualifiers of Group D.
Euro 2020: Match details
Round of 16: Croatia v/s Spain
Date: 28 June 2021
Location: Parken Stadium, Copenhagen
Kick-off: 6 PM (CET)
Croatia vs Spain: Sportco Euro Trivia
✦ This is Croatia's sixth European campaign - twice reached the Top 8 of the competition and would look to make it for the third time.
✦ Spain has won the competition three times - 1964, 2008, and 2012 - and became the 1st team to retain the Henri Delaunay trophy.
✦ This is Spain's fourth game at Parken Stadium, where their record is W1 D1 L1, all against Denmark.
✦ Modrić's goal against Scotland, which came in his 100th competitive international, was his 18th for his country, his fifth in tournament football, and third at the EURO finals
✦ Pedri became the youngest Spanish player to appear in a EURO final tournament match when he started the game against Sweden aged 18 years and 201 days.
Croatia vs Spain: Head to Head Record
Croatia's record against Spain - W3 D1 and L4
The last match between the two nations took place in 2018 where Croatia won this fixture 3-2 in the UEFA Nations League.
The last time the two sides met at the Euro Finals was in the Euro 2016 group stages, where the Croatians edged out Spain 2-1.
Croatia vs Spain: Last 5 head-to-head results
Croatia vs Spain: Head to Head Form Guide
Croatia Last 5 Games - W D L L D
Spain Last 5 Games - W D D W D
Croatia - Dominik Livakovic; Josko Gvardiol, Domagoj Vida, Duje Caleta-Car, Sime Vrsaljko; Marcelo Brozovic, Mateo Kovacic, Luka Modric; Nikola Vlasic, Bruno Petkovic, Ante Rebic
Spain - Unai Simon; Jordi Alba, Pau Torres, Aymeric Laporte, Cesar Azpilicueta; Sergio Busquets, Koke, Pedri; Gerard Moreno, Dani Olmo, Alvaro Morata
Croatia vs Spain: Head to Head Prediction
A big blow to the Croatian Squad before the Round of 16, Ivan Perisic has been tested positive for COVID -19 and will have to isolate himself for the Round of 16 games as a part of COVID Protocol.
The Croatian International was the core of the squad alongside Luka Modric in the midfield and has given Spain a great chance to have a psychological advantage for the game.