TUR v CRO Match Preview and Fantasy Prediction | UEFA Euro Qualifiers 2024

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Turkey vs Croatia preview with Fantasy Predictions
Turkey vs Croatia

In this article, we will give you the best fantasy combinations, probable lineups, team news, key stats and grand league tips for the UEFA Euro Qualifiers Match between Turkey v Croatia

Match details

Turkey v Croatia

UEFA Euro Qualifiers 2024

Bursa Metropolitan Stadium, Bursa, Turkey

29th March, 00:15 am

Preview

Tuesday’s second group match of the UEFA Euro qualifiers between Turkey and Croatia will be played at the Bursa Metropolitan Arena.

The home team defeated Armenia in a comeback victory by the score of 2-1 to start their qualification campaign. Ozan Kabak’s own goal in the tenth minute gave Armenia the advantage. Orkun Kokcu and Muhammed Kerem Akturkoglu scored goals for Turkey in the 34th and 64th minutes, respectively, to erase the deficit.

In contrast, Croatia’s first match of the season ended in a 1-1 tie with Wales, earning them a point. Andrej Kramaric gave them the lead in the 28th minute, but Nathan Broadhead scored a dramatic equaliser in the third minute of extra time.

Croatia have suffered just one defeat in 14 games across competitions, with that defeat coming against Argentina in the 2022 FIFA World Cup whereas Turkey have had back-to-back 2-1 wins in their last three games and the hosts are unbeaten in five home games, scoring 13 goals and conceding five.

Match Prediction: Turkey 1-2 Croatia

Key Stats

Goals:

Turkey: Burak Yilmaz (6), Hakan Calhanoglu, Cengiz Under (4), Kerem Akturkoglu, Halil Dervisoglu, Serdar Dursun (3)

Croatia: Andrej Kramaric (7), Ivan Perisic, Luka Modric (4), Mario Pasalic, Marko Livaja, Lovro Majer (3)

Assists:

Turkey: Hakan Calhanoglu, Cengiz Under (6), Burak Yilmaz, Ridvan Yilmaz (2)

Croatia: Ivan Perisic (5), Mislav Orsic (4), Andrej Kramaric, Luka Modric (3)

Tackles & Interceptions:

Turkey: Zeki Celik, Caglar Soyuncu (19), Hakan Calhanoglu (16), Okay Yokuslu (14)

Croatia: Mateo Kovacic (32), Marcelo Brozovic (31), Luka Modric (29)

Probable XI:

Turkey: Mert; Onur, Demiral, Soyuncu; C.Under, Ozcan, Kokcu, Calhanoglu, Kadioglu; Enes Unal, Akturkoglu

Croatia: Livakovic; Juranovic, Sutalo, Gvardiol, Sosa; Modric, Brozovic, Kovacic; Musa/Pasalic, Kramaric, Perisic

Captaincy Picks:

1. Modric

2. Calhanoglu

3. Kovacic

Grand League Picks:

1. Ozcan

2. Musa

3. Kadioglu

Best Fantasy Combination 1 (Head to Head):

GK: Mert

Def: Juranovic, Gvardiol, Demiral

Mid: Calhanoglu (vc), Modric (c), Kovacic, C.Under, Akturkoglu

Fwd: Kramaric, Enes Unal