Group D is very tough in this World Russia. Every season have a group which being very tough and this season group D is such kind of side. Argentina played the first round of match on 16th June and this is the second round game which taken place on 21st June, Thursday. Nizhny Novgorod Stadium will host the game in their grass ground. Messi’s team reached in the competition very critically. They almost kicked out of the tournament but finally got the ticket of the tournament. However, the second match of Argentina fixture will be played days last game at the local time 19:00. Here the match preview given below.
Tournament: Russia World Cup, 2018
Match VS: Argentina v Croatia
Date of event: 21st June, 2018
Time of game: 19:00 (local)
Stadium: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Address: Ulitsa Dolzhanskaya, 2А корпус 1, Nizhnij Novgorod, Nizhegorodskaya oblast’, Russia, 603159
Seating capacity: 44,899
TV network: BBC
16th June vs Iceland
21st June vs Croatia
26th June vs Nigeria
16th June vs Nigeria
21st June vs Argentina
26th June vs Iceland
Argentina win: 2
Croatia win: 1
Argentina World Cup Squad
GOALKEEPERS: Nahuel Guzman (Tigres Monterrey), Sergio Romero (Manchester United), Wilfredo Caballero (Chelsea), Franco Armani (River Plate).
Defenders: Ramiro Funes Mori (Everton), Marcos Rojo (Manchester United), Nicolas Taglafico (Ajax), Javier Mascherano (Hebei Fortune), Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla), Federico Fazio (Roma), Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), Eduardo Salvio (Benfica), Cristian Ansaldi (Torino), German Pezzella (Fiorentina), Marcos Acuna (Sporting Lisbon).
MIDFIELDERS: Giovani Lo Celso (both Paris St-Germain), Enzo Perez (River Plate), Manuel Lanzini (West Ham), Pablo Perez, Ever Banega, Guido Pizarro (both Sevilla), Lucas Biglia (AC Milan), Leandro Paredes (Zenit St Petersburg), Angel Di María, Cristian Pavon (both Boca Juniors), Maximiliano Meza (Independiente), Ricardo Centurion (Racing), Rodrigo Battaglia (Sporting Lisbon).
FORWARDS: Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala (both Juventus), Mauro Icardi (Inter Milan), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Diego Perotti (Roma), Lautaro Martinez (Racing).
Croatia World Cup Squad
GOALKEEPERS: Dominik Livakovic (Dinamo Zagreb),Danijel Subasic (Monaco), Lovre Kalinic (Gent), Karlo Letica (Hajduk Split).
Defenders: Sime Vrsaljko (Atletico Madrid), Josip Pivaric (Dynamo Kyiv), Tin Jedvay (Bayer Leverkusen), Vedran Corluka (Lokomotiv Moscow), Domagoj Vida (Besiktas), Ivan Strinic (Sampdoria), Dejan Lovren (Liverpool), Matej Mitrovic (Club Brugge), Borna Barisic (Osijek), Zoran Nizic (Hajduk Split), Duje Caleta-Car (Red Bull Salzburg), Borna Sosa (Dinamo Zagreb).
MIDFIELDERS: Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan), Marko Rog (Napoli), Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic (both Real Madrid), Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona), Milan Badelj (Fiorentina), Mario Pasalic (Chelsea), Filip Bradaric (Hajduk Split).
FORWARDS: Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim), Marko Pjaca (Schalke), Mario Mandzukic (Juventus), Ivan Perisic (Inter Milan), Nikola Kalinic (AC Milan), Ante Rebic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Duje Cop (Standard Liege), Ivan Santini (Caen).
Prediction: Argentina 2-1 Croatia
Argentina is the favorite of the game to win the clash. They also favorite to win the all group games. Actually Messi’s team aggressive to win the title this season. As it being the last championship of star Messi. So to give the team to the trophy is determain of him. Last season Argentina top their group and this season they going to make the same sort.
On the other hand Croatia also a strong team but with Argentina they have no chance to win the game. Enjoy the match and stay with us.