Croatia will face Portugal in UEFA Nations League Group A3 in Split ' on Tuesday, November 17th at 20:45 CET'.
Croatia vs Portugal: Live accumulation
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While they are standing
• Croatia''s 2-1 loss to Sweden on Saturday means they must at least match up as Sweden' did against France' to avoid relegation to League B. Croatia currently dominates the standings only in goals scored.
• Portugal's championship defense ended on Saturday by France and Fernando Santos's team is guaranteed to finish second.
• Croatia lost 4-1 at Portugal in Game 1, João Cancelo, Diogo Jota, João Félix and André Silva showed that they can be impressive even without the European champions, the injured Cristiano Ronaldo.
• Croatia failed to win in six matches against Portugal': D1 L5, but they managed to score in their last two matches (something they failed in their first four matches).
The view from the camps
Portugal coach Fernando Santos : "Croatia in recent years has been one of the strongest teams in Europe; they are easily in the top ten as they are runner-up in the World Cup. We have to give our all. It's not friendship. It will happen. There may be a change [in the team] due to the number of games played by the players."
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic : "We finished second in 2018 World Cup' and are in our EURO 2020 qualifying group we wandered . I know we're not good enough right now but it's the truth. I am proud to be responsible for Croatia, which I will show I am rather than complain. I'm still confident and motivated to keep going in the face of challenges. "
Dominik Livakovic, Croatia goalkeeper : "The first against them in our match We want to make a better impression than we do. in our house we play, we are motivated; Why not look for a win?"
Teams will return to competitive action in the spring in the 2022 FIFA World Cup European Qualifiers.