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Modric Out As Croatia Take On Best Local Talent

Croatia coach Igor Stimac will be without gun midfielders Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic when they take on the best that the Croatian 1st Division has to offer in a friendly match in Rijeka tonight.

The Spanish based pair of Modric and Rakitic will be rested and Stimac hopes to use the match to see who locally in the Croatian league can fit it with the boys.

The Croatian HNL squad for tonight’s match is:

Goalkeepers– Ivan Kelava (Dinamo), Goran Blazevic (Hajduk)
Defenders– Sime Vrsaljko, Josip Pivaric (Dinamo), Mateo Pavlovic (Zagreb), Hrvoje Milic (Istra 1961), Marko Leskovic (Osijek), Elvis Kokalovic (Slaven Belupo)
Midfielders– Arijan Ademi, Marcelo Brozovic (Dinamo), Damir Kreilach (Rijeka), Dinko Trebotic (Lokomotiva), Dario Zuparic (Cibalia), Dejan Glavica (Slaven Belupo)
Strikers– Duje Cop, Ante Rukavina (Dinamo), Ante Rebic (Split), Andrej Kramaric (Lokomotiva), Ante Budimir (Inter Zapresic)

Croatia:

Goalkeepers Subasic (Monaco), Kresic (Lokomotiv Moscow),
Defenders– Bartulovic (Kryvbas), Vida (Dinamo Zagreb), Corluka (Lokomotiv Moscow), Schildenfeld (Dinamo Moscow), Lovren (Lyon), Maloca (Hajduk), Ivan Runje (Nordsjealland)
Midfielders– Badelj (HSV), Kovacic (Dinamo Zagreb), Radosevic (Hajduk), Sammir (Dinamo), Perisic (Borussia Dortmund), Kranjcar (Dinamo Kijev), Caktas, Andrijasevic (Hajduk)
Strikers– Mandzukic (Bayern), Eduardo (Sahtar), Jelavic (Everton), Livaja (Inter Milan)

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