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Croatia's Luka Modric in action with Nigeria's John Obi Mikel during the World Cup group-stage match on June 16, 2018
Croatia kickstart their 2018 World Cup campaign with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Nigeria in Group D at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Russia.
Next Game: Argentina vs. Croatia - Thursday, June 21 at 7pm in World Cup
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Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic on November 9, 2017
Croatia striker Nikola Kalinic sent home from World Cup
Nikola Kalinic will play no further part in Croatia's World Cup campaign after refusing to come on as a substitute in their 2-0 win against Nigeria on Saturday evening.
Jun 18, 16:55
Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic on November 9, 2017
Zlatko Dalic: 'We will not change for Argentina'
Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic says that his team will not "adjust" to Argentina when the two teams lock horns at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 17, 15:23
Croatia's Luka Modric in action with Nigeria's John Obi Mikel during the World Cup group-stage match on June 16, 2018
Luka Modric: 'Pressure is on Argentina'
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says that all of the pressure will be on Argentina when the two teams meet in their second Group D clash at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 17, 14:59
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric in action during his side's international friendly with Brazil at Wembley on June 3, 2018
Luka Modric: 'Croatia confidence boosted'
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says that his side's confidence has been boosted after their 2-0 win over Nigeria on Saturday.
Jun 17, 11:08
Croatia's Luka Modric in action with Nigeria's John Obi Mikel during the World Cup group-stage match on June 16, 2018
Result: Croatia ease past lacklustre Nigeria
Croatia kickstart their 2018 World Cup campaign with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Nigeria in Group D at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Russia.
Jun 16, 21:53
John Stones in action with Odion Ighalo during the international friendly between England and Nigeria at Wembley on June 2, 2018
Team News: Odion Ighalo leads line for Nigeria against Croatia
Former Watford striker Odion Ighalo leads the line for Nigeria's 2018 World Cup opener against Croatia in Kaliningrad.
Jun 16, 19:03
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric in action during his side's international friendly with Brazil at Wembley on June 3, 2018
Live Commentary: Croatia 2-0 Nigeria - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage of the 2018 World Cup in Russia as Croatia beat Nigeria 2-0 in Group D at the newly-built Kaliningrad Stadium.
Jun 16, 19:00
Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic on November 9, 2017
Preview: Croatia vs. Nigeria - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview for the World Cup Group D clash between Croatia and Nigeria at the Kaliningrad Stadium.
Jun 14, 12:41
The Croatian team line up ahead of their international friendly with Brazil at Anfield on June 3, 2018
World Cup preview: Croatia
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews Croatia's chances as they bid to get out of the group stages for the first time since 1998.
Jun 13, 11:00
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric in action during his side's international friendly with Brazil at Wembley on June 3, 2018
Luka Modric: 'I'd trade domestic trophies for World Cup glory'
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric reveals that he would trade some of his domestic honours to be a World Cup champion.
Jun 11, 12:59
Croatia's Dejan Lovren gestures at the end of the match against Brazil on June 3, 2018
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren named in Croatia's final World Cup squad
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren is named alongside several stars of European football in Croatia's final squad for the World Cup.
Jun 4, 12:28
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic watches on during his side's international friendly with Brazil at Anfield on June 3, 2018
Zlatko Dalic looking to learn from Brazil defeat
Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic urges his side to learn from their 2-0 defeat to Brazil in their penultimate World Cup warm-up match.
Jun 3, 22:09
Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar in action during the World Cup warm-up match against Croatia at Anfield on June 3, 2018
Result: Neymar returns from injury to help Brazil to victory over Croatia
Neymar comes off the bench to score on his first appearance since February as Brazil beat Croatia 2-0 in a World Cup warm-up match at Anfield.
Jun 3, 16:55
Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar in action during the World Cup warm-up match against Croatia at Anfield on June 3, 2018
Live Commentary: Brazil 2-0 Croatia - as it happened
Relive Brazil's 2-0 win over Croatia as Neymar scores on his first appearance in more than three months to help his side to victory at Anfield.
Jun 3, 14:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Vedran Corluka: 'Croatia tired of underachieving at World Cup'
Croatia captain Vedran Corluka insists that his nation are tired of underachieving at the World Cup and want to emulate the class of 1998, which finished third in France.
May 30, 19:59
Malcom in action for Brazil under-20s in 2016
Brazil, Croatia to play World Cup warm-up match at Anfield
Brazil will play Croatia in a pre-World Cup friendly at Liverpool's Anfield stadium this summer.
Apr 16, 20:33
Dejan Lovren in action during the EFL Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Southampton on January 25, 2017
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren withdraws from Croatia squad with ankle injury
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren drops out of the Croatia squad for upcoming international friendlies due to an ankle injury.
Mar 19, 20:28
A general shot of the new Main Stand at Anfield ahead of Liverpool's Premier League clash with Watford on November 6, 2016
Anfield to host Brazil World Cup warm-up game?
Anfield will reportedly host Brazil in a World Cup warm-up game with Croatia in June.
Feb 13, 15:32
Generic image of a locker room
UEFA Nations League game between Croatia, England to be played behind closed doors
UEFA confirms that England's opening Nations League game will be played behind closed doors as Croatia complete a stadium ban for having a swastika on their pitch.
Jan 30, 20:20
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
England draw Spain, Croatia in Nations League
England draw Spain and Croatia in the Nations League, while Republic of Ireland are given a reunion with Wales and Denmark.
Jan 24, 11:48

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