Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic hailed the new blood of his country’s players who reached the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup against Brazil on Friday. While Luka Modric The 37-year-old veteran midfielder is expected to produce a shocking result against favourites Samba. According to reports from AFP on Thursday the past.
Croatia continues to do amazing things on the World Cup stage. Since reaching the finals of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and also reaching the 8th round of the World Cup in Qatar. After qualifying for the knockout round by eliminating one of the favorites Belgium. UFABET Followed by a duel against Japan in the round of 16.
Only four of the current Croatian squad started their defeat to France in the final four years ago with Modric one among them. While Joshko Guardi The 20-year-old Old Center is a young player to watch.
Dalic said of his squad ahead of the Samba encounter.
‘This is a new national team. We have 18 players who weren’t here four years ago.’
‘In 2018 we have a national team that has been playing together for 10 years. They have played in the best league and with the best club.’
‘We need time to grow. But I believe that we are among the best eight teams in the World Cup is huge.’
Croatia is a country of only 4 million people. But they have reached the top eight in at least three of the last six World Cups.
‘I agree we did a great thing by going through to the quarterfinals. but no matter what We would like to do more.’ Modric said of facing a group of fellow Real Madrid Brazilians Vinicius Junior, Rodrigo Goes and Eder Militao.
‘We know the big competition is in store for us, Brazil are always the favorites. We have to be ourselves. I believe big things are possible. But the only prerequisite is that we do our best.’