Croatia team news
Josip Sutalo is likely to replace Dejan Lovren at the heart of defence. Josko Gvardiol will play alongside him.
Ivan Perisic, Andrej Kramaric, and Nikola Vlasic are likely to start in attack with Modric, Marcelo Brozovic and Matteo Kovacic at the centre of the park.
Croatia possible XI: Livakovic; Juranovic, Sutalo, Gvardiol, Sosa; Modric, Brozovic, Kovacic; Vlasic, Kramaric, Perisic
|Goalkeepers:||Dominik Livaković, Ivica Ivušić, Nediljko Labrović|
|Defenders:||Domagoj Vida, Borna Barišić, Josip Juranović, Joško Gvardiol,Borna Sosa, Josip Stanišić, Martin Erlic, Josip Šutalo|
|Midfielders:||Luka Modrić, Mateo Kovačić, Marcelo Brozović Mario Pašalić, Nikola Vlašić, Lovro Majer, Luka Ivanušec, Luka Sučić|
|Forwards:||Ivan Perišić, Andrej Kramarić, Marko Livaja, Bruno Petković, Mislav Oršić, Petar Musa|
Wales team news
Wayne Hennessey and Ben Davies have withdrawn from the squad and been replaced with Danny Ward and Ben Cabango.
Robert Page might opt for a midfield five with Aaron Ramsey as the linchpin.
Wales possible XI: Ward; Mepham, Rodon, Cabango; Roberts, Ramsey, Ampadu, Wilson, Williams; Johnson, Moore
|Goalkeepers:||Danny Ward, Adam Davies, Tom King|
|Defenders:||Connor Roberts, Chris Mepham, Joe Rodon, Neco Williams, Tom Lockyer, Ben Cabango, Morgan Fox.|
|Midfielders:||Aaron Ramsey, Harry Wilson, Ethan Ampadu, Joe Morrell, Sorba Thomas, Wes Burns, Oli Cooper, Jordan James, Luke Harris.|
|Forwards:||Daniel James, Kieffer Moore, Mark Harris, Tom Bradshaw, Nathan Broadhead, Liam Cullen.|
|May 23, 2010||Croatia 2-0 Wales||Friendly|
|October 16, 2012||Croatia 2-0 Wales||World Cup Qualifiers|
|March 26, 2013||Wales 1-2 Croatia||World Cup Qualifiers|
|June 8, 2019||Croatia 2-1 Wales||European Championship Qualifiers|
|October 13, 2019||Wales 1-1 Croatia||European Championship Qualifiers|
Croatia are unbeaten in the last five matches and have won four of them. However, their last meeting ended in a draw back in 2019.