FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina and Croatia will face each other on Wednesday, December 14 at Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Full Details for Today’s Matches
Argentina vs Croatia
Argentina and Croatia will face each other at Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar at 12:30 AM IST on Wednesday, December 14.
Argentina national football team are coming into this fixture after winning against Netherlands’ national football team on Saturday. Moreover, they went on to win the game by on penalties by 4-3 against the Netherlands. They finished in the first position of the table with 6 points in 3 games.
It was a tiebreaker till the end between Argentina and Netherlands. But Argentina’s national players kept their calm and converted 4 goals in the penalty shoot-out. While the Netherlands missed the opportunity resulting in a dramatic result.
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Croatia are coming into this fixture after winning against Brazil national football team on Friday. Moreover, they went on to win the game on penalties by 4-2 against Brazil. Croatia finished in the second position of the table with 5 points in 3 games.
Brazil were dominating the game in the second half. They even scored in the last stages but couldn’t hold the lead. When it went to the penalties, Brazil were just awful and Croatia were cool as a cucumber which caused the upset in the Quarterfinals fixture.
Bruno Petkovic (Croatia)
Bruno Petkovic will be leading the attack for Croatia against Argentina. Moreover, he has gone on to score 8 goals in 15 games so far this season.
Julian Alvarez (Argentina)
Julian Alvarez will be leading the attack for Argentina against Croatia. Moreover, he has gone on to score 3 goals in 12 games so far this season.
Marcelo Brozovic (Croatia)
Marcelo Brozovic has been a midfield powerhouse for Croatia in this World Cup. He has been key to their attacking capabilities. The Croatian international completed 96 passes in the clash against Brazil on Friday.
Lionel Messi (Argentina)
Lionel Messi has been paramount for the Argentine side after the beginning of the knockout games. Since this could be his last world cup, Lionel Messi will be itching to produce another stellar performance.
What is the weather update at Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar?
The maximum temperature in Lusail on Wednesday will be 26°C while the minimum temperature will be 18°C. Sunny conditions are expected throughout the day.
FIFA World Cup 2022: When and Where to Watch the Matches
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|Canada||CTV, TSN||TSN app|
|Australia||SBS||SBS On Demand|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport||Sky Go|