Predictions for Croatia vs Russia, 14 November 2021
Croatia vs Russia prediction. The match is set for November 14, 2021. Let’s look at the most recent results and evaluate their chances of winning the next meeting.
The sides will face off in a head-to-head encounter, where they will compete for a ticket to the World Cup. Russia leads Croatia by two points so it will settle for a draw. However, the hosts will play to win.
H2H STATS & PREVIOUS RESULTS
Five matches are required for head-to-head meetings. Croatia has the advantage with two wins and three draws in this confrontation. One of these was in September. Karpin was then made a debut in the Russian national soccer team. Both sides were satisfied when the match ended in Moscow at 0-0.
Croatia has lost one match in the current qualifying round. It was against Slovenia in the first round – 0 to 1. The team has not missed six matches in succession since then. However, it did lose another match, this time to Slovakia, which was 2:2. The last round was also a failure to maintain the gate, although Malta held a huge advantage – 7:1.
Under Karpin, the Russian national team never loses. She gave out six wins after a draw with Croatia. However, in many cases, she was simply lucky. Skrinjar’s goal, 1:0, won the Slovakian meeting. The team played poorly in the first match. Russia was unable to score in six of the six matches in Maribor. However, it played almost its best match with a 2:1. The day before, the men had the courage to defeat Cyprus with a score 6:0.
Russia vs Croatia Head-to-Head
- The last encounter ended in a draw at 0-0.
- There were at least four goals in the previous meetings.
- This opponent is unbeaten for the Croatians.
- In two of their three previous clashes, they had scored at least three goals.
Prediction: Russia vs Croatia
The Croatians drew 2-2 against Slovakia in their last match at home. They also have an 8-game unbeaten streak and have won 3 of their previous 4 fixtures.
They had scored at least two goals in each of their three previous match-ups and had also found the back of net in two of those games.
They are on a streak that has seen them unbeaten at home since March. The last time they failed to score in home-soil was in October 2018.
The Russians won 1-2 on the road against Slovenia in the previous match-day. They also have a winning streak of four games and their last loss was against Denmark in the 2020 Euros.
They are currently on a winning streak of three on the road and have scored a total five goals.
These two teams also have the highest number of goals (13 each), while the rest of the squads have not even broken the 10-goal mark.
Both teams were also ranked among the top 35 in the world by FIFA. They both had memorable campaigns at the 2018 World Cup.
The tournament was won by the Croatians, but the Russians reached the Quarters.
Additionally, over the years, many goals have been achieved in past h2h meeting.
These observations suggest that you can expect a fierce match-up and goals in large numbers this weekend.
Betting Tips for Russia vs Croatia
- Both Teams to Score @ 1.90 (9/10).
- Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.90 (9/10).