Brazil vs Croatia have got head-to-head with each other four times, resulting in three wins for Brazil and a draw. Two of those games were in the FIFA World Cup competition.
In the 2006 world cup edition, Brazil won Croatia by a 1-0 scoreline, whereas in the 2014 world cup edition, Brazil won Croatia by a 3-1 scoreline.
In the 2022 FIFA World Cup, both countries have strong teams, but Brazil with Neymar, Vinicius Junior, Richarlison, and Raphinha in front might be the strongest attacking team and is considered one of the favorites in this world cup.
Brazil vs Croatia: When and Where
The quarter-finals between Brazil and Croatia will be played on 8 December 2022 at Education City Stadium.
|Date||Thursday, 8 December 2022|
|Kick-off (US):||10:00 AM (EDT)|
|Kick-off (UK):||4:00 PM (BST)|
|Kick-off (Brazil):||12:00 PM (BRT)|
|Kick-off (India and SA):||8:30 PM (IST)|
|Kick-off (Croatia)||16:00 PM (CST)|
Where to watch Brazil vs Croatia in the US?
Broadcasting rights in the United States is with Fox Sports Network which provides English coverage with Telemundo providing Spanish coverage.
Streaming services like Peacock and FuboTV also provide world cup matches.
Where to watch Brazil vs Croatia in the UK?
In the UK, fans can enjoy the thrill of the world cup through TV Cables and streaming services like BBC and ITV.
Where to watch Brazil vs Croatia in Australia?
In Australia, SBS Channel and its streaming services can be tuned in to enjoy the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Where to watch Brazil vs Croatia in India and South Asia?
Fans from India and South Asia can enjoy the 2022 FIFA World Cup through TV cables and streaming apps like JioTV and Voot.
Where to watch Brazil vs Croatia in Croatia?
Television Croatia 1 (TF1), BIEN Sports, and the MYTF1 app provides coverage of the FIFA World Cup in Croatia. SBS and BBC also provide free coverage of the matches in Croatia.
Where to watch Brazil vs Croatia in Brazil?
In Brazil, TV Globo holds free-to-air rights to the FIFA World Cup. SporTV, SporTV 2, and SporTV 3 will combine all 64 matches to give fans the enjoyment of each and every game.
Streaming services like DirecTV Go, Vivo Play, Oi Play, and Claro TV+ also provide the world cup at reasonable prices.
How Brazil reached the quarter-finals?
Brazil reached the round of 16 by being top of their group stage with 6 points. Their only loss in the group stage came against Cameroon.
With 2 goals against Serbia and a goal against Switzerland, Brazil had no hard time reaching the round of 16. In the round of 16, the Brazilian team faced the Asian side, South Korea.
South Korea was weaker than the Brazilian side, as Brazil won the game with a 4-1 scoreline. Vinicius, Neymar, Richarlison and Lucas Paqueta scored the goals for Brazil.
How Croatia reached the quarter-finals?
Croatia reached the round of 16 by being second in the group stage with 5 points. Croatia faced Morocco, Canada, and Belgium on the group stage and managed a win only over Canada with a 4-1 scoreline.
In the round of 16, Croatia met the Asian powerhouse, Japan. Japan had been the most impressive team in the group stage with their famous wins against Spain and Germany.
Croatia vs Japan was an evenly matched game, with Japan scoring the first goal and Croatia equalizing in the second half. Daizen Maeda scored for Japan, whereas Ivan Perisic scored for Croatia. Later, Croatia won the game 1-3 in a penalty shootout.
Brazil vs Croatia Previous Meeting
Previously, Brazil and Croatia met each other at the international level 4 times. In all those meetings Croatia never managed to get a win over Brazil. 3 of those 4 meetings were won by Brazil, with only 1 game turning into a draw.
Brazil vs Croatia Recent Form
Brazil made it to the knockout stage being top in the group stage. The Brazilian side only lost a game with Cameroon. Both the other two games against Switzerland and Serbia were won comfortably by Brazil.
Likewise, Croatia entered the round of 16 with only a win and two draws. In R16, they faced Japan and won the match via a penalty shootout.
Brazil vs Croatia Predicted Lineup
Brazil playing XI: Alisson; E. Militao, Marquinhos, T. Silva, Danilo; Lucas Paqueta, Casemiro; Raphinha, Neymar, V. Junior; Richarlison
Croatia playing XI: D Livakovic; B. Barisic, J. Gvardiol, D. Lovren, J. Juranovic; M. Kovacic, M. Brozovic, L. Modric; I. Perisic, B. Petkovic, A Kramaric
Brazil vs Croatia Odds to Win
Brazil and Croatia have faced each other 4 times on the international stage. Brazil with world-class players like Neymar, Richarlison, Vinicius, Casemiro, and much more, is considered one of the favorites of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
But, Luka Modric with the Croatian team can surely upset Brazilian teams and fans around the world. Croatia will have a hard time defending those Brazilian attackers and midfielders.
Prediction: Brazil 2 – 0 Croatia
Brazil vs Croatia Betting Tips
Brazil vs Croatia match could be won by either of the teams, as Brazil have some of the best players in their team, whereas Croatia has the best teamwork.
- Brazil to win the game
- Brazil to score first
- Only Brazil to score