The international injury curse has struck again for Liverpool. But this time it’s not an English player in the treatment room. BBC Sport reported today of an injury to defender Dejan Lovren.
Summer signing Lovren sustained the abdominal injury when training with the Croatian national team. He will miss his country’s next two European qualification games.
Thanks to injuries when on international duty, club manager Brendan Rogers has ...More
Croatia coach Nico Kovac has told his players they are to take some time off before their decisive World Cup game against Mexico, according to Sky Sports.
Croatia kept their World Cup hopes alive after a convincing 4-0 victory over Cameroon. After losing their opening match to hosts Brazil, defeat against the Indomitable Lions would have seen the Balkan country eliminated. But they put in a professional performance in the face of Cam...More
Croatia’s playing squad are set to enforce a media boycott for the foreseeable future at this World Cup after photographers hid in nearby bushes to snap players bathing nude, the Guardian is reporting.
Photos of the Croatia team were then published online for all to see and has triggered the players to self impose a silence to all forms of the media.
And coach Niko Kovac – who has reacted with calm authority over the matter so far ...More
Croatian head coach Niko Kovac describes the crucial penalty decision in their World Cup opener as ‘ridiculous’, reports Sky Sports.
As expected, Brazil won the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, beating the Balkan side 3-1. But what should have been a joyous and celebratory occasion was marred by controversy, following the highly contentious award of a 71st-minute penalty for the hosts.
With the scores level at 1-1, Fred fell dra...More
Nikica Jelavic believes that Croatia have what it takes to upset the host nation on the opening day of the World Cup, reports Sky Sports.
Hosts Brazil get the tournament underway today in Sao Paulo with most seeing them as strong favourites to make a winning start. However, opponents Croatia are not to be underestimated and will provide a stern test.
Striker Jelavic, who currently plays in England with Hull City, is hopeful that his t...More
Wales will look to keep their outside hopes of qualifying for Brazil 2014 alive by taking all three points against Eastern European giants Croatia. The Welsh are looking for their third consecutive victory under Chris Coleman and a third in four matches after last October’s maiden victory against Scotland was added to by a friendly success against Austria followed by another win over the Scots, this time more impressively at Hampden Par...More
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