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Ukraine and Estonia encounters

Head coach Čačić
selects Croatia squad

17.03.2017.
Head coach Čačić selects Croatia squad
photo by: HNS
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In March, Croatia faces Ukraine in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and later meets Estonia in an international friendly. Head coach Ante Čačić has called-up 23 players. 

On Monday, Croatia senior national team starts preparations for the European qualifiers match against Ukraine on 24 March in Zagreb, scheduled at 20:45 CET at the Maksimir Stadium.

Four days later, on 28 March, Croatia visits Tallinn in an international friendly against Estonia.

Croatia head coach Ante Čačić called-up 23 players, including Ivan Perišić, who is suspended for the Ukraine clash. Mario Pašalić, Marin Leovac, and Franko Andrijašević are ready to receive call-ups if required.

Croatia squad for Ukraine and Estonia matches:

Goalkeepers: Danijel Subašić (Monaco), Lovre Kalinić (Gent), Dominik Livaković (Dinamo)

Defenders: Vedran Ćorluka (Lokomotiv Moscow), Domagoj Vida (Dynamo Kiev), Šime Vrsaljko (Atletico Madrid), Josip Pivarić (Dinamo), Tin Jedvaj (Bayer Leverkusen), Matej Mitrović (Beşiktaş), Marko Lešković (Dinamo)

Midfielders: Luka Modrić (Real Madrid), Ivan Rakitić (Barcelona), Ivan Perišić (Inter), Milan Badelj (Fiorentina), Mateo Kovačić (Real Madrid), Marcelo Brozović (Inter), Marko Rog (Napoli), Filip Bradarić (Rijeka)

Strikers: Mario Mandžukić (Juventus), Nikola Kalinić (Fiorentina), Andrej Kramarić (Hoffenheim), Marko Pjaca (Juventus), Duje Čop (Sporting Gijon)

On stand-by: Franko Andrijašević (Rijeka), Mario Pašalić (Milan), Marin Leovac (PAOK)

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