Russia – Croatia : Preview & Prediction
Russia could show its limits against a favorite Croatia for the final title … The Russians have already achieved their World Cup with this quarter-final, a great first for the Sbornaya. Second in his group behind Uruguay, the host country managed the feat of getting Spain out in the round of 16 in the penalty shoot-out (1-1, 4tab3). A real feat that confirms the good health of the Russians in this World Cup, they who crushed Saudi Arabia (5-0) and Egypt (3-1) but who failed against Uruguay (0-3) when of the chick phase. Croatia is walking on water! After a smooth group stage with 3 victories over Nigeria (2-0), Argentina (3-0) and Iceland (2-1), the Croatian selection has been hard on Denmark 1 / Round of 16 and needed shots on goal (1-1, 3tab2) to afford the right to continue his route in this World Cup. A scenario that could boost even more the team at Damier.
Croatia are undefeated against Russia: 1 win and 2 draws.
Croatia won Russia 3-1 in a friendly match in 2015.
Croatia remains on 5 successes (including 1 qualification on penalties), current series.
Russia also used shots to get out Spain after a big defeat against Uruguay (0-3). Without shining.
Croatia are favorites against a Russia that has already achieved its World Cup by reaching for the first time in its history the quarter-finals.
Croatia is a favorite in this face-to-face meeting where Russia should show its limits. Croatia is more than ever the flagship team of this first half of the World Cup!
Russia – Croatia : Betting Tips
Croatia – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70