Croatia vs Japan match in the 2022 World Cup
The Croatia team will enter a difficult confrontation against Japan this evening, Monday, in the round of sixteen of the Qatar 2022 World Cup for the current edition.
The match will be in Al Janoub Stadium in the final price of the 22nd edition of the World Cup, which is currently being held in Qatar and will continue until December 18. The Croatia match against Japan is scheduled to take place at 5:00 pm Cairo local time today, Monday.
The Croatian national team qualified with difficulty to the round of 16, led by its coach Zlatko Dalic, and tonight the match will be fiery. It is noteworthy that Croatia was in second place in the table of Group E in the World Cup behind Morocco, with 5 points collected from winning a match, drawing in two matches, scoring 4 goals and conceding a goal.
And when the confrontation between the national teams of Croatia and Belgium, which was held between them at the Ahmed Bin Ali Al-Mondial Stadium, was tied, and the Croatian team qualified at the expense of Belgium, which was in third place with 4 points in the third and final round of the group stage.
Croatian star Luka Modric and his companions hope to win the difficult match in order to qualify for the quarter-finals for the third time in its history and win the Best Award, which he won in 2018, and Croatia won third place in the 1998 edition and runner-up in the last edition of the World Cup in Borussia 2018.
The Japanese national team will also enter in front of the Croatian national team, which is a difficult team, but in the recent period the Japanese national team achieved many resounding surprises, such as snatching the lead from the Spain national team and working to eliminate the German national team, and this after achieving victory over the Matadors with a score of 2-1 in the match that was held between them at Khalifa Stadium The international competition is in the third and final round of the group stage.
The Japanese team is at the top of the Group C table with 6 points, by beating Spain and Germany, and there was a single defeat against Costa Rica, scoring 4 goals and conceding a goal.
The Japanese team is seeking to defeat the Croatian team and make surprises to book its place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time in its history.
There is also a negative record for the Japan national team in the round of sixteen of the World Cup, as it recorded its appearance in this round 3 previous times in the 2002/2010/2018 editions, but lost all of them.