05/12/2022 Japan vs Croatia Prediction, Live Stream – Exclusive

Japan vs Croatia both team’s will battle for a place in the quarterfinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup at the Al Janoub Stadium on Monday.

The dark horse of world cup 2022 Japan will take on Croatia in the round of 16 at Al Janoub Stadium on Monday. Japan finished the Group E on high beating Spain on points tally to take the top position in group beating Spain and Germany in that group while Croatia were in 2nd position behind Morocco in Group F of their Group stages.

japan vs croatia

Insights :

Japan have reached the Round of 16 three previous times in their World Cup history, never progressing past this stage.

Croatia have never lost in the Round of 16 on their two previous World Cup knockout stage adventures. The European nation has finished third and second in the two times they’ve gone past the group stage.

Japan and Croatia have met three times previously, evenly split with each side winning once and one draw. Their two most recent meetings have both come at the World Cup, with the two sides drawing in 1998 and Croatia earning a 1-0 win in 2006.

Croatia have only lost two of their 8 knockout stages games at the world cup, while they progressed from the 2 matches that were finished as draw on penalties.

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Injury :

Japan – Defender Ko Itakura picks his 2nd yellow card of the world cup 2022 which means he will be miss the battle of round of 16. We might see Takefusa kubo coming as substitute.

Croatia – Josip Stanisic is set to miss the match due to muscular problem.

Date, Time and Venue:

When is the Japan vs Croatia 2022 FIFA World Cup game?

Japan & Croatia will face off on Mon, Dec. 5, 2022.

What time is the Japan vs Croatia 2022 FIFA World Cup game?

Kick-off time is slated for 10 Am (ET) at Al Janoub Stadium.

Where is the Japan vs Croatia 2022 FIFA World Cup game being played?

Japan and Croatia will be facing off in Al Janoub Stadium.

How to watch the Japan vs Croatia 2022 FIFA World Cup game?

The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 in English and Telemundo in Spanish.

How to stream the Japan vs Croatia 2022 FIFA World Cup game?

FuboTV, Fox Sports site/app, Telemundo Deportes site/app, Peacock

Other Country :
TV ChannelStreaming
Fox Sports site/app,
CanadaTSN , RDS (French)TSN site/app,
RDS app
UKBBC OneBBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website
AustraliaSBSSBS On Demand
IndiaSports18Voot, JioTV
Hong KongNow TV (Ch. 616, 618)Now TV
MalaysiaAstro Arena 2Astro GO
SingaporeStarHub FIFA World Cup,
Singtel FIFA World Cup 141
Singtel TV GO, CAST,
StarHub TV+, MeWatch
New ZealandSky Sport 7 beIN SportsSky Go, Sky Sport NOW


Read More : Group Table of world cup 2022
Team Form

Japan (All Competition) : W D L W L W

Croatia (All Competition) : W W L D W D

Japan (In World cup 2022) : W L W

Croatia (In World cup 2022) : D W D

Japan possible starting lineup:
Gonda, Tomiyasu, Taniguchi, Yoshida, Ito, Morita, Tanaka, Nagatomo, Doan, Maeda, Kamada.
Croatia possible starting lineup:
Livakovic, Juranovic, Lovren, Gvardiol, Barisic, Kovacic, Brozovic, Modric, Kramaric, Livaja, Perisic

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My Prediction
Japan 1 – 2 Croatia


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