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Croatia vs Morocco Predictions & Tips - 3rd place playoff to go all the way at the World Cup

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Last updated: 16 Dec 2022
Eddy Tora 16 Dec 2022
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Morocco drew against Croatia in the 2022 World Cup group stage (Getty)

Croatia vs Morocco Predictions


Croatia and Morocco drew 0-0 the group stage with another close match expected here. I am backing a draw in 90 minutes with Croatia to win the penalty shootout.
  • Croatia vs Morocco Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Croatia Form
  • Croatia Squad & Team News
  • Morocco Form
  • Morocco Squad & Team News
  • Croatia vs Morocco Live Stream FAQ

  • Croatia are undefeated in 11 of their last 13 matches (World Cup).
  • Croatia have seen under 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 10 matches (World Cup).
  • Croatia have drawn 7 of their last 10 matches (World Cup).
  • Morocco drew their last match against Croatia.
  • Morocco are undefeated in 6 of their last 7 matches (World Cup).
  • Morocco have seen under 2.5 goals in 9 of their last 10 matches.
  • Morocco have kept 8 clean sheets in their last 10 matches.

Head to Head


Croatia met Morocco in a competitive match for the first time in the group stage, the game ending in a 0-0 draw.

Croatia Form


Croatia started the World Cup with a 0-0 draw against Morocco before a 4-1 victory against Canada. They ended the group stage with a 0-0 draw against Belgium.

Zlatko Dalic’s side got past Japan in the Round of 16. Ivan Perisic equalised in the second half to make it 1-1, goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic standing strong in the penalty shootout. 

The Blazers shocked Brazil in the quarter-finals. The game went to extra time after a 0-0 draw, Bruno Petkovic making it 1-1 in the 117th minute before winning another penalty shootout.

Croatia started well against Argentina in the semi-finals but couldn’t handle Lionel Messi, losing 3-0 after a poor defensive display.

Croatia Squad & Team News


Pos.
Player
D.O.B. (age)
Caps
Goals
Club
GK Dominik Livaković 9 January 1995 (age 27) 40 0 Dinamo Zagreb
GK Ivo Grbić 18 January 1996 (age 26) 2 0 Atlético Madrid
GK Ivica Ivušić 1 February 1995 (age 27) 5 0 Osijek
DF Josip Stanišić 2 April 2000 (age 22) 7 0 Bayern Munich
DF Borna Barišić 10 November 1992 (age 30) 29 1 Rangers
DF Martin Erlić 24 January 1998 (age 24) 4 0 Sassuolo
DF Dejan Lovren 5 July 1989 (age 33) 78 5 Zenit Saint Petersburg
DF Borna Sosa 21 January 1998 (age 24) 13 1 VfB Stuttgart
DF Joško Gvardiol 23 January 2002 (age 20) 18 1 RB Leipzig
DF Domagoj Vida (vice-captain) 29 April 1989 (age 33) 100 4 AEK Athens
DF Josip Juranović 16 August 1995 (age 27) 27 0 Celtic
DF Josip Šutalo 28 February 2000 (age 22) 3 0 Dinamo Zagreb
MF Lovro Majer 17 January 1998 (age 24) 17 4 Rennes
MF Mateo Kovačić 6 May 1994 (age 28) 60 3 Chelsea
MF Luka Modrić (captain) 9 September 1985 (age 37) 161 23 Real Madrid
MF Marcelo Brozović 16 November 1992 (age 30) 83 7 Internazionale
MF Nikola Vlašić 4 October 1997 (age 25) 47 7 Torino
MF Mario Pašalić 9 February 1995 (age 27) 49 7 Atalanta
MF Luka Sučić 8 September 2002 (age 20) 4 0 Salzburg
MF Kristijan Jakić 14 May 1997 (age 25) 4 0 Eintracht Frankfurt
FW Ivan Perišić 2 February 1989 (age 33) 122 33 Tottenham Hotspur
FW Andrej Kramarić 19 June 1991 (age 31) 80 22 1899 Hoffenheim
FW Marko Livaja 26 August 1993 (age 29) 19 4 Hajduk Split
FW Bruno Petković 16 September 1994 (age 28) 28 7 Dinamo Zagreb
FW Ante Budimir 22 July 1991 (age 31) 17 1 Osasuna
FW Mislav Oršić 29 December 1992 (age 29) 26 1 Dinamo Zagreb

Left back Josip Stanisic is doubtful.

Morocco Form


Morocco started the World Cup with a 0-0 draw against Croatia. They then beat Belgium 2-0 and ended the group stage with a 2-1 win against Canada.

The Atlas Lions got past Spain in the Round of 16. They kept it tight to earn a 0-0 draw held their nerve in the penalty shootout.

Walid Regragui’s side beat Portugal 1-0 in the quarter-finals, Youssef En-Nesyri headed home in the 42nd minute and holding on under late pressure.

Morocco found France a step too far in the semi-finals, losing 2-0 despite creating chances. 

Morocco Squad & Team News


Pos.
Player
D.O.B. (age)
Caps 
Goals
Club
GK Yassine Bounou (vice-captain) 5 April 1991 (age 31) 51 0 Sevilla
GK Munir Mohamedi 10 May 1989 (age 33) 44 0 Al Wehda
GK Ahmed Reda Tagnaouti 5 April 1996 (age 26) 3 0 Wydad AC
DF Achraf Hakimi 4 November 1998 (age 24) 60 8 Paris Saint-Germain
DF Noussair Mazraoui 14 November 1997 (age 25) 20 2 Bayern Munich
DF Nayef Aguerd 30 March 1996 (age 26) 26 1 West Ham United
DF Romain Saïss (captain) 26 March 1990 (age 32) 72 2 Beşiktaş
DF Jawad El Yamiq 29 February 1992 (age 30) 17 2 Valladolid
DF Achraf Dari 6 May 1999 (age 23) 7 0 Brest
DF Badr Benoun 30 September 1993 (age 29) 5 0 Qatar SC
DF Yahia Attiyat Allah 2 March 1995 (age 27) 7 0 Wydad AC
MF Sofyan Amrabat 21 August 1996 (age 26) 45 0 Fiorentina
MF Azzedine Ounahi 19 April 2000 (age 22) 16 2 Angers
MF Abdelhamid Sabiri 28 November 1996 (age 25) 6 1 Sampdoria
MF Ilias Chair 30 October 1997 (age 25) 11 1 Queens Park Rangers
MF Selim Amallah 15 November 1996 (age 26) 30 4 Standard Liège
MF Bilal El Khannous 10 May 2004 (age 18) 0 0 Genk
MF Yahya Jabrane 18 June 1991 (age 31) 7 0 Wydad AC
FW Hakim Ziyech 19 March 1993 (age 29) 49 19 Chelsea
FW Abderrazak Hamdallah 17 December 1990 (age 31) 22 6 Al-Ittihad
FW Anass Zaroury 7 November 2000 (age 22) 1 0 Burnley
FW Zakaria Aboukhlal 18 February 2000 (age 22) 16 3 Toulouse
FW Abde Ezzalzouli 17 December 2001 (age 20) 5 0 Osasuna
FW Sofiane Boufal 17 September 1993 (age 29) 38 6 Angers
FW Youssef En-Nesyri 1 June 1997 (age 25) 56 17 Sevilla
FW Walid Cheddira 22 January 1998 (age 24) 4 0 Bari

Centre backs Nayef Aguerd and Romain Saiss are injured.

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Verdict

Croatia and Morocco drew 0-0 the group stage. Another close match is expected here with Croatia to win another penalty shootout.

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Value Bet: Draw Full Time Result @12/5 at bet365 - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Full Time Result @6/1 at bet365 - 1 Unit
Method of Victory: Croatia Win on Penalties @10/1 at bet365 - 1 Unit
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