Spain vs Croatia

Spain vs Croatia Preview, Prediction, Lineups and Team News | Euro 2024


Spain vs Croatia will be the first match for both teams in the Euro 2024. These two teams find themselves in Group B with Italy and Albania. The first game of a major tournament for a side often sets the tone for the rest of the competition.

Spain and Croatia will be eyeing a positive start to the Euros by possibly registering a win when they take the field on June 15. While both sides are quite balanced in almost every area of the field, nerves might come into the equation in the all-important clash. It remains to be seen who comes out on top when these two sides lock horns in this Group B clash.

Other Details (Stadium and Timing)

  • Stadium – Olympiastadion, Germany
  • Timing – 04:00 PM GMT, Saturday, June 15

Spain vs Croatia Team News

Spain vs Croatia
Lamine Yamal for Spain | Image Credit: Barca Blaugranes


Spain has almost all of their major players available for selection for their match against Croatia.


Zlatko Dalic is expected to field his strongest possible playing eleven in the Spain vs Croatia fixture to be played at the Olympiastadion Berlin.

Spain vs Croatia
Luka Modric for Croatia | Image Credit: New York Times

Predicted Lineups

Spain National Football Team Predicted XI: U Simon (GK), R Le Normand, D Carvajal, A Laporte, Rodri, A Grimaldo, N Williams, Pedri, L Yamal, D Almo, and A Morata

Croatia National Football Team Predicted XI: D Livakovic (GK), J Stanisic, J Sutalo, J Gvardiol, B Sosa, L Modric, M Brozovic, M Kovacic, L Majer, A Krameric, and B Petkovic

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In the previous four meetings between Spain and Croatia, the former has emerged victorious two times, Croatia has won a single fixture, while the remaining one match was a draw.

A look at the results from previous H2H fixtures between Spain and Croatia on the international stage.

  • Croatia 0-0 Spain – UEFA Nations League – June 19, 2023
  • Croatia 3-5 Spain – UEFA Euro – June 28, 2021
  • Croatia 3-2 Spain – UEFA Nations League – November 16, 2018
  • Spain 6-0 Croatia – UEFA Nations League – September 12, 2018

Spain vs Croatia Prediction

Spain goes into their opening fixture of the UEFA Euro 2024 against Croatia as the favourites to win. However, one expects it to be a closely fought contest as Croatia has always proved to be a tough team to beat in the past.

Predicted Score: Spain 2-2 Croatia

Betting Tips and Odds

Betting Tips

  • Goals Over 2.5 – 2.20
  • Goals Under 2.5 – 1.79
  • Both Teams to Score – Yes


  • Spain to Win: 1.98
  • Draw: 3.59
  • Croatia to Win: 4.60

Betting Tips and Odds from – ‘ODDSPEDIA’

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When and Where to Watch Spain vs Croatia?

Q. Where to Watch Spain vs Croatia in India?

The Spain vs Croatia UEFA Euro 2024 fixture can be viewed on Sony Sports Network and Sony Liv in India.

Q. Where to Watch Spain vs Croatia in the US?

The match can be watched live on FuboTV, and FOX US in US.

Q. Where to Watch Spain vs Croatia in the UK?

Spain vs Croatia can be followed live on ITV 1 and STV in the UK.

Q. Where to Watch Spain vs Croatia in Spain?

The live streaming of the match can be viewed on RTVE in Spain.

Q. Where to Watch Spain vs Croatia in Croatia?

HRT has been allocated the broadcasting rights for Euro 2024 matches in Croatia.

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