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Group H - Matchday 5
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2020 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
16/11/2019QR (GS)Croatia - Slovakia3-1
RijekaVlašić 56, Petković 60, Perišić 74; Boženík 32
06/09/2019QR (GS)Slovakia - Croatia0-4
TrnavaVlašić 45, Perišić 46, Petković 72, Lovren 89
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Slovakia10011001----1523101840
Croatia11001100----1510324018

Last updated 11/08/2021 15:39CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Slovakia - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Dušan Kuciak21/05/198536Lechia - 200014-
-František Plach08/03/199229Piast - 0000--
-Marek Rodák13/12/199624Fulham - 10007-
Defenders
-Peter Pekarík30/10/198634Hertha - 30001052
-Ľubomír Šatka02/12/199525Lech - 200018-
-Milan Škriniar11/02/199526Internazionale - 4200443
-Martin Valjent11/12/199525Mallorca - 10009-
-Dávid Hancko13/12/199723Sparta Praha - 2000151
-Vernon De Marco18/11/199228Slovan Bratislava - 0000--
-Martin Koscelník02/03/199526Liberec - 30008-
Midfielders
-Marek Hamšík27/07/198734Trabzonspor - 100013026
-Vladimír Weiss30/11/198931Slovan Bratislava - 1000727
-Juraj Kucka26/02/198734Watford - 40008710
-Matúš Bero06/09/199525Vitesse - 100015-
-Patrik Hrošovský22/04/199229Genk - 300038-
-Ondrej Duda05/12/199426Köln - 3000495
-Stanislav Lobotka25/11/199426Napoli - 1000303
-Jakub Hromada25/05/199625Slavia Praha - 10004-
-Erik Jirka19/09/199723Oviedo - 00001-
Forwards
-Róbert Mak08/03/199130Ferencváros - 31007014
-Ivan Schranz13/09/199327Slavia Praha - 400091
-Róbert Boženík18/11/199921Düsseldorf - 3100175
-Dávid Strelec04/04/200120Spezia - 410051
Coach
-Štefan Tarkovič18/02/197348 - 400013-
Croatia - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Simon Sluga17/03/199328Luton - 00003-
-Ivica Ivušić01/02/199526Osijek - 0000--
-Dominik Livaković09/01/199526Dinamo Zagreb - 400026-
Defenders
-Dejan Lovren05/07/198932Zenit - 3000664
-Domagoj Vida29/04/198932Beşiktaş - 2000924
-Mile Škorić19/06/199130Osijek - 10006-
-Duje Ćaleta-Car17/09/199624Marseille - 300017-
-Borna Sosa21/01/199823Stuttgart - 10001-
-Josip Juranović16/08/199526Celtic - 300011-
-Borna Barišić10/11/199228Rangers - 3000211
-Filip Uremović11/02/199724Rubin - 00006-
Midfielders
-Ivan Perišić02/02/198932Internazionale - 410010530
-Mateo Kovačić06/05/199427Chelsea - 4000723
-Mislav Oršić29/12/199228Dinamo Zagreb - 4000111
-Marcelo Brozović16/11/199228Internazionale - 3000646
-Mario Pašalić09/02/199526Atalanta - 4100284
-Nikola Vlašić04/10/199723West Ham - 4000276
-Nikola Moro12/03/199823Dynamo Moscow - 0000--
-Luka Ivanušec26/11/199822Dinamo Zagreb - 100061
-Lovro Majer17/01/199823Rennes - 00001-
Forwards
-Andrej Kramarić19/06/199130Hoffenheim - 30005914
-Marko Livaja26/08/199328Hajduk Split - 10005-
-Antonio Čolak17/09/199327Malmö - 00001-
Coach
-Zlatko Dalić26/10/196654 - 400048-

Last updated 04/09/2021 18:25CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeBartosz Frankowski (POL)
  • Assistant refereesMarcin Boniek (POL) , Jakub Winkler (POL)
  • Video Assistant RefereePawel Gil (POL)
  • Fourth officialKrzysztof Jakubik (POL)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeMarcin Borkowski (POL)
  • UEFA DelegateThura Win (ENG)
  • UEFA Referee observerStefan Messner (AUT)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Bartosz Frankowski23/09/1986157

Bartosz Frankowski

Referee since: 2007
First division: 2011
FIFA badge: 2014

Tournaments: 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

Finals
N/A

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
16/07/2015UEL2QRFC KoperHNK Hajduk Split3-2Koper
10/10/2016U21QRSwedenCroatia4-2Trelleborg
22/10/2020UELGSHNK RijekaReal Sociedad de Fútbol0-1Rijeka
18/02/2021UELR32FC KrasnodarGNK Dinamo Zagreb2-3Krasnodar
25/03/2021U21GS-FTPortugalCroatia1-0Koper

Last updated 03/09/2021 03:00CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Slovakia

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Croatia4211417
    Russia4211647
    Slovakia4130546
    Malta4112684
    Cyprus4112144
    Slovenia4112344
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Cyprus 0-0 Slovakia
    Dúbravka, Pekarík, Duda (84 Strelec), Boženík (60 Ďuriš), Rusnák (60 Greguš), Bero (78 Schranz), Hrošovský, Škriniar, Hubočan, Hancko, Kucka
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Slovakia 2-2 Malta
    0-1 Gambin 16, 0-2 Satariano 20, 1-2 Strelec 49, 2-2 Škriniar 53
    Kuciak, Valjent, Greguš, Hrošovský (82 Schranz), Škriniar, Hancko (39 Holúbek), Suslov (72 Rusnák), Kucka (46 Strelec), Mak, Ďuriš (46 Boženík), Koscelník
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Slovakia 2-1 Russia
    1-0 Škriniar 38, 1-1 Mário Fernandes 71, 2-1 Mak 74
    Kuciak, Pekarík (92 Pauschek), Šatka, Hromada (61 Hrošovský), Duda, Škriniar, Hubočan, Schranz (92 Strelec), Kucka, Mak (76 Ďuriš), Koscelník
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Slovenia 1-1 Slovakia
    0-1 Boženík 32, 1-1 Stojanović 42
    Rodák, Pekarík, Holúbek, Šatka, Weiss (64 Mak), Boženík (76 Koscelník), Škriniar, Hamšík, Schranz (76 Strelec), Kucka (90 Duda), Lobotka
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Slovakia-Croatia
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Slovakia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Russia-Slovakia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Croatia-Slovakia
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Slovakia-Slovenia
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Malta-Slovakia

Croatia

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    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 1-0 Cyprus
    1-0 Pašalić 40
    Livaković, Vrsaljko (46 Juranović), Barišić, Perišić (76 Kovačić), Ćaleta-Car, Lovren, Brekalo (66 Vlašić), Modrić, Brozović, Budimir (57 Kramarić), Pašalić (66 Oršić)
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Croatia 3-0 Malta
    1-0 Perišić 62, 2-0 Modrić 76 (P) , 3-0 Brekalo 90
    Livaković, Ćaleta-Car, Kovačić, Vlašić, Budimir (54 Perišić), Pašalić (54 Brekalo), Oršić (78 Lovrić), Badelj (54 Modrić), Juranović, Vida, Melnjak (57 Barišić)
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Russia 0-0 Croatia
    Livaković, Perišić (75 Livaja), Ćaleta-Car (84 Škorić), Lovren, Kovačić, Kramarić (74 Oršić), Vlašić, Brozović, Pašalić (70 Ivanušec), Sosa, Juranović
  • 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

Last updated 02/09/2021 13:31CET

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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