ZAGREB, 19 August 2019 – Croatia football coach Zlatko Dalić has announced his squad on Monday ahead of the upcoming EURO 2020 qualifiers against Slovakia and Azerbaijan next month.
The World Cup runners-up will play Slovakia away on 6 September, 20:45 (Friday), before meeting Azerbaijan on 9 September, 18:00 (Monday).
Today Dalić named his squad and there has been a call-up for the first time for in-form Dinamo Zagreb striker Mislav Oršić.
Goalkeepers: Lovre Kalinić, Dominik Livaković, Simon Sluga
Defenders: Domagoj Vida, Dejan Lovren, Tin Jedvaj, Matej Mitrović, Borna Barišić, Karlo Bartolec, Mile Škorić, Dario Melnjak
Midfielders: Luka Modrić, Ivan Rakitić, Mateo Kovačić, Milan Badelj, Marcelo Brozović, Mario Pašalić, Nikola Vlašić
Strikers: Ivan Perišić, Ante Rebić, Josip Brekalo, Bruno Petković, Mislav Oršić
On-call: Andrej Kramarić (injury cloud and will join squad if he recovers), Marko Rog, Filip Benković, Mijo Caktaš, Josip Juranović, Antonio Mirko Čolak
UEFA Euro 2020 – Group E schedule:
6 September, 20:45 (Friday): Slovakia – Croatia
9 September, 18:00 (Monday): Azerbaijan – Croatia
10 October, 20:45 (Thursday): Croatia – Hungary
13 October, 20:45 (Sunday): Wales – Croatia
16 November, 20:45 (Saturday): Croatia – Slovakia
Croatia are currently in second equal spot in the group with a game in hand over group leaders Hungary. The top two teams in the group will automatically qualify for the EURO 2020 tournament.