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Croatia - Italy: terrible blow for the Squadra Azzurra!

Touché &agrav; a calf after a blow received against Spain, Federico Dimarco is out of the last group match against Spain. Croatia. Both nations are playing big and can still qualify for the round of 16 of Euro 2024.

This Monday evening, Croatia challenges Italy for a place in the round of 16 of Euro 2024. A poster enticing gap between the last finalist of the competition and the semi-finalist of the last two World Cups.

The imperative victory

Face &agrav; Italy, Croatia is obliged to win if they want to see the round of 16 of Euro 2024. A scenario known by Zlatko Dalic: "We know the situation: if we don't beat Italy, it's elimination ahead of us. the end of this match, with no possible extension. We must therefore take three points to continue in this Euro. We don't want to go back home. home so quickly. It will be a historic match". Privaté of his defender Vida, the coach will be able to count on other executives. In this pool of death, the coach confided: feel the pressure of the result: "Yes, because we have to get through this group stage, for the fans who will still come to support us à Leipzig and for the country. We expect ' An aggressive Italian team, but I believe in my players, in their ability to play. &agrav; play our game, &agrav; play this type of matches well and à return &agrav; our primary objective: to get through this group phase. We have been playing historic matches for years. Because for us, every match is historic." 

Getting back on track

After an inaugural victory against à Albania, Italy bowed in a tempting poster facing Italy. Spain. A poor performance which places the Squadra Azzurra & second place in the pool behind the Spanish selection. Face à Croatia, the Italians hope to validate their opportunities and secure a ticket for the round of 16. For this important poster, Luciano Spaletti will be deprived of by Federico Dimarco, touched&eac; &agrav; a calf after receiving a blow against Spain. The left side forfeits. In a press conference, the coach reaffirmed his confidence in his group: "I's chosen strong players, I wenté seeing them in their club, all of them, I spoke to them; and I saw their desire to participate and their desire to be there. This desire must translate into this type of match, you have to be ready. When you play for the national team, these are situations that can happen to you. I've seen some behavior that I like in recent days".

The Italian coach also announced in a press conference that he would proceed with some changes:“After a match like that, the idea is to change something. I was probably wrong not to change before, but I thought this team was good in the first match and it seemed like a risk to change something. Now that we've seen the fatigue, we're going to change things, yes”.

À what time does croatia vs italy kick off ? 

The Euro 2024 match between Croatia and Italy is scheduled to kick off on Monday 24th June at 21:00 at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig (Germany). Dutchman Danny Makkelie will be the referee for this clash. 

On which channel to watch Croatia – Italy ? 

As the TV rights holder for Euro 2024, BeIn Sports 1 will broadcast the match between Croatia and Italy. The match will also be broadcast in the clear on TF1. /strong>

How to follow Croatia – Italy in streaming ?

If you want to watch the Euro 2024 group match between Squadra Azzurra and the Croatians on your computer, smartphone or tablet, you must subscribe to a subscription on MyCanal or on the BeIn Sports website. You can also create an account on TF1+.

What are the probable lineups for Croatia – Italy? 

Croatia: Livakovic (G) – Stanisic, Sutalo, Gvardiol, Perisic – Modric, Sucic, Kovacic – Pasalic, Budimir, Kramaric.

Italy:Donnarumma (G) – Darmian, Bastoni, Calafiori, Dimarco – Cristante, Barella – Chiesa, Pellegrini, Zaccagni – Retegui.

What are the predictions for Croatia – Italy ? 

  • Betclic: Croatia: 3.20/Draw: 3.20/Italy: 2.35
  • Bwin: Croatia: 2.90/Draw: 3.10/Italy: 2.30
  • NetBet: Croatia: 3.10/Draw: 3.10/Italy: 2.37
  • Unibet: Croatia: 3.15/Draw: 3.25/Italy: 2.35
Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116