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worldcup: Croatia - Cyprus Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

CroatiaCroatiaStadion HNK Rijeka - RijekaSaturday 27 March 2021
18.00CET (18.00 local time)
Group H - Matchday 2
CyprusCyprus
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Croatia------------110020
Cyprus------------100102

Last updated 31/03/2021 10:34CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Croatia - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Lovre Kalinić03/04/199030Hajduk Split - 0000
-Simon Sluga17/03/199328Luton - 0000
-Dominik Livaković09/01/199526Dinamo Zagreb - 1000
Defenders
-Dejan Lovren05/07/198931Zenit - 1000
-Domagoj Vida29/04/198931Beşiktaş*1000
-Šime Vrsaljko10/01/199229Atlético*1000
-Duje Ćaleta-Car17/09/199624Marseille - 0000
-Josip Juranović16/08/199525Legia - 0000
-Borna Barišić10/11/199228Rangers*1000
-Dario Melnjak31/10/199228Rizespor - 0000
-Filip Uremović11/02/199724Rubin - 0000
Midfielders
-Luka Modrić09/09/198535Real Madrid - 1000
-Milan Badelj25/02/198932Genoa - 0000
-Ivan Perišić02/02/198932Internazionale - 1000
-Mateo Kovačić06/05/199426Chelsea - 1000
-Marcelo Brozović16/11/199228Internazionale*1000
-Mario Pašalić09/02/199526Atalanta - 1000
-Ante Budimir22/07/199129Osasuna*1000
-Nikola Vlašić04/10/199723CSKA Moskva - 1000
-Kristijan Lovrić01/12/199525HNK Gorica - 0000
Forwards
-Andrej Kramarić19/06/199129Hoffenheim - 1000
-Mislav Oršić29/12/199228Dinamo Zagreb - 1000
-Josip Brekalo23/06/199822Wolfsburg - 1000
Coach
-Zlatko Dalić26/10/196654 - 1000
Cyprus - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Kostas Panayi08/10/199426Omonoia - 0000
-Demetris Demetriou15/01/199922Apollon*1000
-Neofytos Michael16/12/199327Olympiakos - 0000
Defenders
-Konstantinos Laifis19/05/199327Standard Liège - 1000
-Costas Soteriou21/06/199624Olympiakos - 1000
-Nicholas Ioannou10/11/199525Aris - 1000
-Ioannis Kousoulos14/06/199624Omonoia - 1000
-Paris Psaltis12/11/199624Olympiakos - 0000
-Stelios Andreou24/07/200218Olympiakos - 0000
Midfielders
-Andreas Avraam06/06/198733AEL - 0000
-Kostakis Artymatas15/04/199327Anorthosis - 1000
-Chambos Kyriakou09/02/199526Apollon - 1000
-Alexander Gogic13/04/199426Hibernian - 0000
-Fanos Katelaris26/08/199624Apollon - 0000
-Grigoris Kastanos30/01/199823Frosinone - 1000
-Marinos Tzioni16/07/200119Omonoia - 0000
Forwards
-Onisiforos Roushias15/07/199228Ermis - 0000
-Pieros Sotiriou13/01/199328Ludogorets - 1000
-Minas Antoniou22/02/199427AEL - 1000
-Fotis Papoulis22/01/198536Omonoia - 1000
-Ioannis Pittas10/07/199624Apollon*1000
-Marios Ilia19/05/199624Ethnikos Achnas - 1000
-Loizos Loizou18/07/200317Omonoia - 1000
Coach
-Nikolaos Kostenoglou03/10/197050 - 1000

Last updated 27/03/2021 14:50CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeKristo Tohver (EST)
  • Assistant refereesSilver Koiv (EST) , Sten Klaasen (EST)
  • Fourth officialJuri Frischer (EST)
  • UEFA DelegateAurel Ionescu (ROU)
  • UEFA Referee observerGeorgi Yordanov (BUL)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Kristo Tohver11/06/1981276

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

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

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
03/09/2010U21QRNorwayCyprus1-3Aalesund
21/10/2011U19QRNorwayCyprus3-3Nicosia
26/10/2011U19QRCyprusLatvia2-0Nicosia
11/10/2013U21QRCyprusSerbia2-1Achnas
27/11/2014UELGSFC ZürichApollon Limassol FC3-1Zurich
30/07/2015UEL3QRHNK Hajduk SplitStrømsgodset IF2-0Split
11/07/2017UCL2QRHNK RijekaThe New Saints FC2-0Rijeka

Last updated 25/03/2021 14:33CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Croatia

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Russia1100313
    Slovenia1100103
    Cyprus1010001
    Slovakia1010001
    Croatia1001010
    Malta1001130
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Slovenia 1-0 Croatia
    1-0 Lovrić 15
    Livaković, Vrsaljko, Barišić (46 Oršić), Perišić, Lovren, Kovačić (82 Pašalić), Kramarić (64 Brekalo), Modrić, Brozović, Vlašić (69 Budimir), Vida
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Croatia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Croatia-Malta
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Russia-Croatia
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Slovakia-Croatia
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Croatia-Slovenia
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Croatia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Croatia-Slovakia
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Malta-Croatia
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Croatia-Russia

Cyprus

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Cyprus 0-0 Slovakia
    Demetriou, N. Ioannou, Antoniou, Sotiriou (92 Ilia), Kousoulos, Papoulis (72 Loizou), Soteriou, Artymatas, Laifis, Kastanos (66 Cham. Kyriakou), Pittas
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Croatia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Cyprus-Slovenia
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Malta-Cyprus
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Cyprus-Russia
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Slovakia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Croatia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Malta
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Russia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Slovenia-Cyprus

Last updated 26/03/2021 10:20CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
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