LIVE UPDATE: Croatia – Canada: World Cup 2022
Zlatko Dalic The Croatian coach chose to organize an army in the system. 4-3-3 with the use of an attacking trio in front of Nikola Vlasic, Andrei Kramaric and Ivan Perisic.
John Herdman’s Canadian team put the pieces into the plan.
Starting the match for just 2 minutes, it was the Canadian team that quickly took the lead from the moment Tejon Buchanan opened the ball from the right side in the penalty area for Alfonso Davies to kick a header into the net. Send the team from the CONCACAF zone into a 1-0 lead.
Player roster for both teams
Croatia (4-3-3): Dominic Livakovic; Josip Yuranovic, Dejan Lovren, Yosco Guardiol, Borna Sosa; Luka Modric, Marcelo Brozovic, Mateo Kovacic; Marco LivayaAndrei KramaricIvan Perishic
Subs: Josip Stanisic, Borna Barisic, Martin Ehrlich, Lovro Mayor, Ivo Gerbic, Nikola Vlasic, Mari Pasalice, Bruno Petkovic, Ante Budimir, Mislav Orsic, Ivica Ivucic, Josip Zutalo, Luka Susic, Christian Jakic
Canada (3-4-3): Milan Borjan; Alister Johnston, Stephen Victoria, Kamal Miller; Richie Laria, Atiba Hutchinson, Stefano Eustachio, Alfonso Davis; Tejon Buchanan, Zyle Larin, Jonathan David
Reserve : Dayne St Clair, Sam Adegukbe, Samuel Peter, Liam Fraser, Luca Cavallini, Junior Holett, Ike Ubo, Mark-Anthony Kay, Ismail Koone, James Pantermis, Jonathan Osorio, Liam Millar, David Waterspoon, Derek Cornelius, Joel Waterman