Croatia

Portugal navigate Croatia clash in extra time courtesy of Quaresma

| 26.06.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | June 25, 2016 Croatia 0-1 Portugal AET No shots on target in 90 minutes Perisic hits post in extra time Quaresma grabs 117th minute winner First quarter-final confirmed by result Quaresma plots Navigators progress to quarters Portugal will play Poland in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals after the Navigators nicked an extra time winner through mercurial substitute Ricardo Q... more...

Euro 2016 last 16: Croatia can carry on charge past Portugal

| 25.06.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | June 23, 2016 Croatia v Portugal Euro 2016 last 16 Saturday, June 25th Kick-off: 20:00 BST Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens Live on ITV Croatia to belie bad record against Portuguese Portugal have won all three previous duels with upcoming Euro 2016 last 16 opponents Croatia, and so are a tasty 17/5 price with Coral to do so again in normal time as they aim to re... more...

Euro 2016 Group D: Spain already advancing gives Croatia chance to pinch point

| 21.06.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | June 19, 2016 Croatia v Spain Euro 2016 Group C Tuesday, June 21st Kick-off: 20:00 BST Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux Live on ITV Blazers battle La Roja in final pool game again Cast your mind back four years ago, and yes European champions Spain had to play Croatia in their final group game of Euro 2012 en route to retaining their title. That was one of three win... more...

Euro 2016 Group D: Croatia can come through Czech clash and confirm last 16 spot

| 17.06.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | June 14, 2016 Czech Republic v Croatia Euro 2016 Group D Friday, June 17th Kick-off: 17:00 BST Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, St-Etienne Live on BBC One Blazers bearing down on Czechs Croatia are unbeaten (W7, D1) in their eight internationals under current coach Ante Cacic, while second Euro 2016 Group D opponents the Czech Republic have lost half as many of their previous ... more...

Euro 2016 Group D: Croatia midfield quality can overcome Turkey tenacity

| 12.06.2016

Holly Thackeray | June 10, 2016 Turkey v Croatia Euro 2016 Group D Saturday, June 11th Kick-off: 14:00 BST Parc des Princes, Paris Live on ITV Croatia cannot count chickens with Czechs next Everyone’s favourite European Championship dark horse Croatia kick off their campaign for the Euro 2016 crown with a Group D duel against Turkey, and it is crucial for the Blazers to begin well here again... more...

Euro 2016 Group D preview: Smooth sailing for Spain, Croatia face tough contests

| 07.06.2016

Holly Thackeray | June 6, 2016 Euro 2016 Pool D is dubbed, perhaps predictably, the ‘Group of Death’. Every European Championship has to have one, and the France finals are no different, as punters are presented with defending champions Spain alongside three tricky teams in Croatia, Turkey and the Czech Republic. La Roja are the rather obvious shouts to clamber ahead of the competition... more...

Five alternative countries’ top scorer shouts for Euro 2016

| 07.06.2016

Lee Gormley | June 5, 2016 Euro 2016 country’s top scorer shouts With Euro 2016 just days away from its long-awaited kick-off, Coral bring punters five alternative top scorer shouts for nations that will hope to enjoy a strong campaign in France. So, read on to see who could grace the top of the scoring charts for all of Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Ukraine this summer&#... more...

Top 50 young players to watch at Euro 2016: 40-31

| 29.05.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | May 26, 2016 To celebrate Euro 2016, Coral are looking at the top 50 young players aged 23 and under before the tournament finals in France begin. This extended look at talents to watch out for comes in five parts with our countdown starting at 50 and eventually reaching who our football experts consider to be the best youngster in Europe. All players have been valued ... more...

Can current Croatia crop come good at another France finals?

| 26.02.2016

Simon Sinclair | February 24, 2016 Croatia can be surprise Euro 2016 package Eighteen years ago Croatia provided one of the storylines of the 1998 World Cup with their third-place finish in France. Miroslav Blazevic’s side qualified for the tournament narrowly ahead of Greece, but managed to land a favourable draw to feature in a group with Jamaica, Japan and Argentina. The goals of Davor Suker pr... more...

This Croatian generation definite dark horses for Euro 2016

| 28.01.2016

Matt Haynes | January 27, 2016 Croatia are 22/1 with Coral to win Euro 2016, and have enough about them to cause an upset, particularly in the middle of the park, where they have an abundance of options. Midfield magic can spark Croatian summer of success Arguably, on paper, Croatia have one of the best midfields going to France this summer. However, if they are to stick with a three, then head co... more...