Croatia vs Wales: Where to watch the match online, live stream, TV channels & kick-off time

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How to watch Croatia vs Wales in the Euro 2024 qualification stage from the UK, US, and India, as well as kick-off time and team news.

Croatia will take on Wales in their EURO 2024 qualification opener at Stadion Poljud in Split on Saturday.

📺 Watch Croatia vs Wales live on Viaplay in the UK

💻 Watch Croatia vs Wales live on Fubo in the U.S.

After guiding Croatia to a third-place finish in the World Cup, Luka Modric will be back in action for the Checkered Ones along with another veteran Ivan Perisic. They have never lost a match against the Dragons and have won three successive games since a 1-1 draw in 2002.

Meanwhile, Wales are set to embark on a new journey without Gareth Bale in the squad, leaving coach Robert Page with some rebuilding to do. Both teams are the prime contenders to finish the group on top, which also comprises Turkey, Armenia and Latvia.

GOAL brings you everything you need to know about how to watch the Euro 2024 qualifier fixture plus team news, recent form and more.

  1. Kick-off time
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    Kick-off time

    Date:

    March 25, 2023

    Kick-off time:

    7.45pm GMT / 3.45pm ET / 1.15am IST (March 26)

    Venue:

    Stadion Poljud

    The game is scheduled for March 25, 2023 at Stadion Poljud. It will kick off at 7.45pm GMT in the UK, 3.45pm ET in the US and 1.15am IST (on March 26) in India.

  2. How to watch Croatia vs Wales online - TV channels & live streams
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    How to watch Croatia vs Wales online - TV channels & live streams

    TV channels & streaming options

    CountryTV channelLive stream
    UKViaplay Sports 1Viaplay App, Viaplay UK
    U.S.N/AFubo, VIX+
    IndiaSony Ten 2 SD/HDSony LIV

    The Euro 2024 qualifying round match will be broadcast on Viaplay Sports 1 and can be streamed on Viaplay App and Viaplay UK in the UK.

    In the U.S., the match can be watched on Fubo, & VIX+.

    Fans in India can catch all the action on the Sony Sports Network.

  3. Team news & squads
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    Team news & squads

    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

    PositionPlayers
    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

    PositionPlayers
    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.

    Head-to-head record

    DateResultCompetition
    May 23, 2010Croatia 2-0 WalesFriendly
    October 16, 2012Croatia 2-0 WalesWorld Cup Qualifiers
    March 26, 2013Wales 1-2 CroatiaWorld Cup Qualifiers
    June 8, 2019Croatia 2-1 WalesEuropean Championship Qualifiers
    October 13, 2019Wales 1-1 CroatiaEuropean 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.

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