Japan vs Croatia FIFA WC 2022 When, Prediction, Betting Tips

Japan vs Croatia has faced each other three times at the international level them 2 times in the world cup. Japan has won 1, lost 1, and drawn 1 against Croatia.

So, the match between the teams will be interesting to watch in the knockout stages, with a lot of expectations and pressure on the teams.

Japan Natioanl Team
Japan National Team

Japan entered the Round of 16 as the group E winner, winning the game against heavyweights Spain and Germany. Whereas Croatia entered the Round of 16 from the second position in group F.

Japan vs Croatia: When and Where

The match between Japan and Croatia will be played on 5 December 2022 at Al Janoub Stadium.

Date Sunday, 4 December 2022
Kick-off (US): 10:00 AM (EDT)
Kick-off (UK): 4:00 PM (BST)
Kick-off (Japan): 12:00 AM (JST)
Kick-off (India and SA): 8:30 PM (IST)
Kick-off (Croatia) 16:00 PM (CET)

Where to watch Japan vs Croatia in the US?

For the Japan vs Croatia match, Fox Sports Network provides English coverage and Telemundo provides Spanish coverage.

Streaming services like Peacock and FuboTV also broadcast the match at reasonable prices.

Where to watch Japan vs Croatia in the UK?

TV cables and streaming services like BBC, and ITV provides match coverage in the UK.

Where to watch Japan vs Croatia in Australia?

In Australia, the SBS channel and its streaming services provide the match between Japan and Croatia.

Where to watch Japan vs Croatia in India and South Asia?

One of the craziest fans of football can be found in India and South Asia. So, people in these regions definitely don’t miss the match.

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Fans from India and South Asia can enjoy the FIFA World Cup on JioTV and Voot Streaming app.

Where to watch Japan vs Croatia in Qatar and the Middle East?

Qatar Media Corporation (QMC) broadcast matches of the 2022 FIFA World cup in Qatar. So, the world cup will be broadcasted on TV cables and streaming services in Qatar.

Japan vs Croatia Recent Form

Japan entered the round of 16 with two wins and a loss.

Japan: L-W-W-L-W

Whereas Croatia entered the round of 16 with two draws and a win.

Croatia: W-D-D-W-D

Japan vs Croatia Predicting Lineup

Japan possible starting lineup: Gonda; Tomiyasu, Taniguchi, Yoshida; Ito; Morita, Tanaka, Nagatomo; Doan, Maeda, Kamada

Croatia possible starting lineup: Livakovic; Juranovic, Lovren, Gvardiol, Barisic; Kovacic, Brozovic, Modric; Kramaric, Livaja, Perisic

Japan vs Croatia Odds to Win

Japan and Croatia last faced each other in FIFA WC 2006. But the time has changed and players have changed now. FIFA WC 2018 Finalist Croatia is the favorite to win, but we can underestimate Japan which has won games against Germany and Spain.

Croatia National team
Croatia National team

Both teams are strong, Croatia has great teamwork and Japan has some of the best players.

Prediction: Japan 1 – 2 Croatia

Japan vs Croatia Betting Tips

This will be one of the toughest games for Japan and the win could go on either side. Nonetheless, Croatia in this world cup has not lost a game.

 Betting Tips:

Croatia to win the game

Both team score

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