Argentina vs Croatia Semi Final FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: In the first semi final match of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Argentina is playing against Croatia. The match continues at Lusail Stadium in Qatar.
The winner will play France or Morocco in Sunday’s final. The ongoing match is the sixth overall between Argentina and Croatia and the third World Cup encounter between these two countries.
The previous two matches were won by each other and one match was tied. The most recent match between these two teams was in the group stage of the World Cup 2018. Croatia beat Argentina 3-0 in the group stage.
Entering today’s match, the overall series between the two countries is 2-2 with one win and one draw. Looking at the finals, Argentina has reached the semi-finals of the World Cup in the last four times (1930, 1986, 1990, 2014).
On the other hand, Croatia are unbeaten in their last 11 matches. Croatia became the runner-up of the World Cup for the fourth time after losing to the Netherlands in 1978, West Germany in 1986, the Netherlands in 1986 and France in 2018.
Currently on the field for Argentina (23) Damian Martinez, (3) Nicolas, (13) Christian Romero, (19) Nicolas Otamendi, (26) Nahuel Molina, (5) Leandro Paredes, (7) Rodrigo de Paul, (20) Alexis McAllister, (24) Enzo Fernandez, (9) Julian Alvarez, (10) Lionel Messi (captain).
Croatia: (1) Dominik Livakovic, (6) Dean Loren, (19) Sosa Terminal, (20) Josko Guardiol, (22) Josip Juranovic, (8) Matthew Kovacic, (10) Luka Modric (Captain), (11) Marcelo Brozovic, (4) Ivan Perisic, (9) Lady Kramaric, (15) Mario Pasalic.