Argentina and Croatia are just two steps away from the World Cup title after the defeat of the Netherlands and Brazil and will now fight for a place in the final game, which promises to be very exciting.
When does Argentina vs Croatia start?
Game between Argentina and Croatia begins on Tuesday, December 13, 2022.
How to watch Argentina vs Croatia
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Argentina vs Croatia preview
Shocking loss for Saudi Arabia now it probably looks more like an anecdote For Argentina fans now that their team is already in the semi-finals of the World Cup.
Although La Albiceleste had an embarrassing start to the competition, they managed to bounce back victories over Mexico and Poland up in Group C.
Two-time champions defeated the Netherlands in the quarter-finals (4-3 on penalties) after both finished the previous 120 minutes with a 2-2 draw in their best World Cup game to date, and will now face Croatia, who also beat favorites Brazil on penalties after both teams scored. overtime (1-1).
Many doubted that the Croatian side would do well in Qatar as they have a veteran squad, and their best player Luka Modric is already 37 years old.
But the truth is that Zlatko Dalic’s men were doing well before the tournament started undefeated in the last six games and winning five of them, including two wins over Denmark and one against France-.
Lionel Messi is playing his last World Cup and it is his last chance to win the title for the first time, which the Argentine fans have always criticized him for.
Argentina, who had not scored against the Netherlands in any of their last three matches, broke that mark and now has a 14 game goal streak in all competitions.
Modrik and co. were massive underdogs against La Canarinhabut this time football fans witnessed another victory of David over Goliath.
Croatia reached the round of 16 after one win and two draws finish second in Group F, conceding just one goal in the process.
Against Brazil, the Europeans proved they are used to drama as they were taken to extra time in seven of the last eight playoff games major tournaments since finishing third in his competition The first World Cup final in 1998.
Argentina vs Croatia Prediction
It will be an interesting match, just like Argentina was pretty solid against the Netherlands despite the fact that the encounter was very close, and Croatia, who could not defeat Belgium and Morocco in the group stage, but won for the Brazilians.
The truth is that the Croatian side cannot be overlooked because they already did a great job four years ago, reached the final against Franceand have been very solid defensively.
But can they eliminate both Brazil and Argentina? Anything is possible at this World Cup, but that seems like too much to ask for Croatia, especially considering it’s Messi last chance to win the trophy.
Prediction: Argentina 2:1 Croatia