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Can Croatia Make it 4th Time Lucky

CroatiaCroatia are expected to make two changes from the side that drew 0-0 with Iceland in Reykjavik for tonight’s World Cup qualifier 2nd leg in Zagreb…

Hamburger SV’s Ivo Iličević and former Arsenal striker Eduardo da Silva are expected to make room for Ivica Olić and Inter Milan teenager Mateo Kovačić tonight as coach Niko Kovač looks for more creativity to break down Iceland’s organised defence. Around 25,000 fans are expected at Maksimir stadium tonight, and if history is anything to go by then Croatia can be confident. Croatia has been through play-off qualifications three times already – winning all three.

Probable Croatia lineup v Iceland tonight (20:15): PletikosaSrna, Ćorluka, Šimunić, PranjićModrić, RakitićOlić, Kovačić, PerišićMandžukić

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