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UEFA Nations League: Croatia - France Match press kits

UEFA Nations League - 2020/21 SeasonMatch press kits

CroatiaCroatiaStadion Maksimir - ZagrebWednesday 14 October 2020
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Group A3 - Matchday 4
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

UEFA Nations League
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
08/09/2020GS-FTFrance - Croatia4-2
Saint-DenisGriezmann 43, Livaković 45+1 (og), Upamecano 65, Giroud 77 (P); Lovren 17, Brekalo 55
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
15/07/2018FFrance - Croatia4-2
MoscowMandžukić 18 (og), Griezmann 38 (P), Pogba 59, Mbappé 65; Perišić 28, Mandžukić 69
UEFA EURO 2004
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
17/06/2004GS-FTCroatia - France2-2LeiriaRapaić 48 (P), Pršo 52; Tudor 22 (og), Trezeguet 64
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
08/07/1998SFFrance - Croatia2-1
ParisThuram 47, 70; Šuker 46
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Croatia--------40137025717
France--------43107520177

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Squad list Only this chapter

Croatia - Squad list
League phase
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Dominik Livaković09/01/199525Dinamo Zagreb - 30
12Ivo Grbić18/01/199624Atlético - 00
23Simon Sluga17/03/199327Luton - 00
Defenders
2Filip Uremović11/02/199723Rubin - 20
3Borna Barišić10/11/199227Rangers*10
5Duje Ćaleta-Car17/09/199624Marseille*20
6Dejan Lovren05/07/198931Zenit*31
16Domagoj Bradarić10/12/199920LOSC - 10
21Domagoj Vida29/04/198931Beşiktaş - 20
22Dario Melnjak31/10/199227Rizespor - 20
Midfielders
4Ivan Perišić02/02/198931Internazionale - 30
8Mateo Kovačić06/05/199426Chelsea*30
10Luka Modrić09/09/198535Real Madrid - 10
13Nikola Vlašić04/10/199723CSKA Moskva - 31
14Ante Budimir22/07/199129Osasuna - 00
15Mario Pašalić09/02/199525Atalanta - 30
17Marko Rog19/07/199525Cagliari - 00
19Milan Badelj25/02/198931Genoa - 00
Forwards
7Josip Brekalo23/06/199822Wolfsburg - 31
9Andrej Kramarić19/06/199129Hoffenheim - 31
11Antonio Čolak17/09/199327PAOK - 00
18Mislav Oršić29/12/199227Dinamo Zagreb - 00
20Bruno Petković16/09/199426Dinamo Zagreb - 21
Coach
-Zlatko Dalić26/10/196653 - 30
France - Squad list
League phase
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Hugo Lloris26/12/198633Tottenham - 30
16Steve Mandanda28/03/198535Marseille - 00
23Mike Maignan03/07/199525LOSC - 00
Defenders
2Benjamin Pavard28/03/199624Bayern - 10
3Presnel Kimpembe13/08/199525Paris - 20
4Raphaël Varane25/04/199327Real Madrid - 20
5Clément Lenglet17/06/199525Barcelona*10
17Lucas Digne20/07/199327Everton - 10
18Kurt Zouma27/10/199425Chelsea - 00
20Ferland Mendy08/06/199525Real Madrid - 20
21Lucas Hernández14/02/199624Bayern - 20
Midfielders
6Paul Pogba15/03/199327Man. United - 10
8Adrien Rabiot03/04/199525Juventus - 20
11Kingsley Coman13/06/199624Bayern - 10
12Corentin Tolisso03/08/199426Bayern - 00
13Houssem Aouar30/06/199822Lyon - 00
14Eduardo Camavinga10/11/200217Rennes - 10
15Steven Nzonzi15/12/198831Rennes*20
Forwards
7Antoine Griezmann21/03/199129Barcelona - 31
9Olivier Giroud30/09/198634Chelsea - 31
10Kylian Mbappé20/12/199821Paris - 21
19Anthony Martial05/12/199524Man. United - 30
22Wissam Ben Yedder12/08/199030Monaco - 10
Coach
-Didier Deschamps15/10/196851 - 30

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeBjörn Kuipers (NED)
  • Assistant refereesSander van Roekel (NED) , Erwin Zeinstra (NED)
  • Fourth officialSerdar Gözübüyük (NED)
  • UEFA DelegateIain Blair (SCO)
  • UEFA Referee observerAlexandru Deaconu (ROU)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Björn Kuipers28/03/19731130

UEFA Nations League matches between the two teams

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
13/07/2006UEL1QRNK VaraždinKF Tirana1-1Varazdin
17/11/2007U21QRGreeceCroatia3-4Athens
17/08/2010UCLPOFC ZenitAJ Auxerre1-0St Petersburg
03/09/2010EUROQRLatviaCroatia0-3Riga
27/09/2011UCLGSTrabzonspor AŞLOSC Lille1-1Trabzon
10/06/2012EUROGS-FTRepublic of IrelandCroatia1-3Poznan
18/09/2012UCLGSParis Saint-GermainFC Dynamo Kyiv4-1Paris
10/04/2013UCLQFFC BarcelonaParis Saint-Germain1-1Barcelona
19/11/2013WCPOCroatiaIceland2-0Zagreb
20/08/2014UCLPOLOSC LilleFC Porto0-1Villeneuve d'Ascq
16/11/2014EUROQRItalyCroatia1-1Milan
11/03/2015UCLR16Chelsea FCParis Saint-Germain2-2London
21/06/2016EUROGS-FTCroatiaSpain2-1Bordeaux
03/07/2016EUROQFFranceIceland5-2Saint-Denis
02/11/2016UCLGSJuventusOlympique Lyonnais1-1Turin
22/11/2016UCLGSAS Monaco FCTottenham Hotspur2-1Monaco
09/05/2017UCLSFJuventusAS Monaco FC2-1Turin
12/11/2017WCPOGreeceCroatia0-0Piraeus
12/04/2018UELQFOlympique de MarseilleRB Leipzig5-2Marseille
16/05/2018UELFinalOlympique de MarseilleClub Atlético de Madrid0-3Decines
28/08/2018UCLPOGNK Dinamo ZagrebBSC Young Boys1-2Zagreb
06/11/2018UCLGSSSC NapoliParis Saint-Germain1-1Naples
12/12/2018UCLGSFC Shakhtar DonetskOlympique Lyonnais1-1Kyiv
13/10/2019EUROQRWalesCroatia1-1Cardiff
05/11/2019UCLGSOlympique LyonnaisSL Benfica3-1Decines
18/08/2020UCLSFRB LeipzigParis Saint-Germain0-3Lisbon

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Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Croatia

  • UEFA Nations League - Group stage – final tournament
    Group A3 - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Portugal3210617
    France3210527
    Croatia3102593
    Sweden3003150
    Matchday 1 (05/09/2020)
    Portugal 4-1 Croatia
    1-0 João Cancelo 41, 2-0 Diogo Jota 58, 3-0 João Félix 70, 3-1 Petković 90+1, 4-1 Silva 90+5
    Livaković, Barišić, Lovren, Brekalo (61 Perišić), Kovačić, Kramarić (74 Petković), Vlašić, Pašalić (61 Brozović), Jedvaj, Rebić, Vida
  • Matchday 2 (08/09/2020)
    France 4-2 Croatia
    0-1 Lovren 17, 1-1 Griezmann 43, 2-1 Livaković 45+1 (og) , 2-2 Brekalo 55, 3-2 Upamecano 65, 4-2 Giroud 77 (P)
    Livaković, Uremović (57 Vida), Perišić (66 Pašalić), Ćaleta-Car, Lovren, Kovačić, Kramarić, Vlašić, Brozović, Rebić (46 Brekalo), Melnjak
  • Matchday 3 (11/10/2020)
    Croatia 2-1 Sweden
    1-0 Vlašić 32, 1-1 Berg 66, 2-1 Kramarić 84
    Livaković, Uremović, Perišić (85 Petković), Ćaleta-Car, Lovren, Brekalo (74 Bradarić), Kovačić (61 Pašalić), Modrić, Brozović, Vlašić, Melnjak (74 Kramarić)
  • Matchday 4 (14/10/2020)
    Croatia-France
  • Matchday 5 (14/11/2020)
    Sweden-Croatia
  • Matchday 6 (17/11/2020)
    Croatia-Portugal

France

  • UEFA Nations League - Group stage – final tournament
    Matchday 1 (05/09/2020)
    Sweden 0-1 France
    0-1 Mbappé 41
    Lloris, Dubois (88 Mendy), Kimpembe, Varane, Griezmann, Giroud (92 Nzonzi), Mbappé (77 Martial), Digne, Kanté, Rabiot, Upamecano
  • Matchday 2 (08/09/2020)
    France 4-2 Croatia
    0-1 Lovren 17, 1-1 Griezmann 43, 2-1 Livaković 45+1 (og) , 2-2 Brekalo 55, 3-2 Upamecano 65, 4-2 Giroud 77 (P)
    Lloris, Lenglet, Griezmann (77 Fekir), Martial, Kanté (63 Camavinga), Nzonzi, Sissoko, Mendy, Upamecano, Hernández, Ben Yedder (63 Giroud)
  • Matchday 3 (11/10/2020)
    France 0-0 Portugal
    Lloris, Pavard, Kimpembe, Varane, Pogba, Griezmann, Rabiot, Giroud (74 Martial), Mbappé (84 Coman), Kanté, Hernández
  • Matchday 4 (14/10/2020)
    Croatia-France
  • Matchday 5 (14/11/2020)
    Portugal-France
  • Matchday 6 (17/11/2020)
    France-Sweden

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Legend

Competitions

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