COPENHAGEN: The Euro Cup will be on fire today. Spain and Croatia will face off to secure the quarterfinals. The match will be played at 9.30 pm. France will face Switzerland in another match at 12.30pm. Matches can be watched live on Sony channels. The Croatia-Spain war is sure to erupt.
Spain advanced to the quarter-finals as runners-up in Group E. Croatia are second in Group D. The match will be exciting as both the teams have excellent players and huge fan support. In the group stage, Spain secured the pre-quarter with two draws and one win. The Spanish side drew 0-1 with Sweden and drew 1-1 with Poland in the third leg.
Croatia, on the other hand, faced every win, draw and loss. Croatia drew 1-1 with England and drew 1-1 with the Czech Republic in the second leg. Croatia beat Scotland 3-1 in the decisive match to advance to the quarterfinals. Croatia’s hopes are on Ivan Perisic and Luka Modric. The outcome of the match will depend on how Spain captures the two. The report that Perisic is suffering from an injury is of concern to Croatia. Spain’s hope is in the best young players.
Spain’s hopes are in Pablo Sarabia, Emeric Laporte and Alvaro Morata. Spain has a lack of excellent finishing. Therefore, Croatia’s defensive line is sure to pose a serious challenge to the Spanish rate. The last time the two teams met was in 2018.
Croatia won 3-2 that day. At the same time, France reached the quarterfinals as the top team in the death group F, which includes Germany, Portugal and Hungary. The team won two draws and one win. Switzerland’s pre-quarter entry is third in Group A. Each match was won, drawn and lost.
Star-dominated France has the upper hand. The last time the two teams met was in 2016. The match ended in a goalless draw. The fact that France, including Pogba, Mbabane, Cante and Benzema, are in sparkling form is sure to impress Switzerland.