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Croatia to Meet Brazil in World Cup Warm-Up

Croatia to play Brazil (Photo: HNS)

Croatia will play 5-time World Cup winners Brazil as they build up to the World Cup in Russia.

Croatia and Brazil will meet in a friendly on 3 June 2018 at Anfield, the home of Liverpool FC in England, daily Jutarnji list reports.

Croatia first played against Brazil in August 2005 in a friendly at Poljud stadium in Split which ended in a 1-1 draw.
The following year in Germany at the World Cup Brazil got the better of Croatia thanks to a Kaka strike.

The last encounter between the two sides took place at the 2014 World Cup opener in Brazil when the host won 3-1 after Croatia took an early lead.

World Cup 2014 (Photo: HNS)

Before the Brazil fixture, Zlatko Dalic’s side will head to the United States for matches against Peru and Mexico in March.

Croatia to face Mexico next month (HNS)

A friendly against an African nation in May in Osijek, which will be used to prepare for Nigeria in the group stages at the World Cup, is expected to be confirmed soon.

Croatia will meet Argentina, Nigeria, and Iceland when the World Cup starts in Russia in June.

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