Modric heads the list of Croatia, Spain’s Euro Cup rivals


The choice of Croatia, Zlatko Dalicannounced this Monday the preliminary list for the German Euro 2024, where the presence of names such as Luka Modric (Real Madrid), who will participate in the European event for the fifth time, or Josko Guardiol and Mateo Kovacic (Manchester City). Croatia is rival of Spain in the first stage.

In anticipation of this tournament, Dalic will once again bet on the block that achieved third place in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, as up to 20 of the 26 names repeat that call. We must remember that in Russia 2018 he was runner-up in the world.

The news will be Nediljko Labrovic, Marin Pongracic, Luka Ivanusec, Martin Baturina, Marko Pjaca and Marco Pasalic while Ivo Grbic, Dejan Lovren, Borna Barisic, Marko Livaja, Mislav Orsic and Kristijan Jakic will not return.

Some of them like it Barisic (Glasgow Rangers) or Jakic (Augsburg) They are part of the reserve list of players who will be called up in case of need and also include Duje Caleta-Car (Lyon), Dominik Kotarski (PAOK), Toni Fruk (Rijeka), Marin Ljubicic (LASK), Igor Matanovic (Karlsruher), Niko Kristian Sigur (Hadjuk) and Petar Susic (Dinamo Zagreb).

Croatiaplaced in group B, will debut on June 15 at 6:00 pm against Spain in Berlin and, following that, face Albania in Hamburg on June 19 at 3:00 pm and Italy in Leipzig on June 24, in 9:00 p.m

Croatia’s initial list

Goalkeepers: Dominik Livakovic (Fenerbahce), Ivica Ivusic (Paphos), Nediljko Labrovic (Rijeka).

Defenses: Domagoj Vida (AEK), Josip Juranovic (Union Berlin), Josko Gvardiol (Manchester City), Borna Sosa and Josip Sutalo (Ájax), Josip Stanisic (Bayer Leverkusen), Martin Erlic (Sassuolo), Marin Pongracic (Lecce).

Midfielders: Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Mateo Kovacic (Manchester City), Marcelo Brozovic (Al-Nassr), Mario Pasalic (Atalanta), Nikola Vlasic (Torino), Lovro Majer (Wolfsburg), Luka Ivanusec (Feyenoord), Luka Sucic (RB Salzburg), Martin Baturina (Dinamo Zagreb).

Faces: Ivan Perisic (Hadjuk), Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim), Bruno Petkovic (Dinamo Zagreb), Marko Pjaca (Rijeka) and Marco Pasalic (Rijeka), Ante Budimir (Osasuna).

Source: La Verdad


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