Argentina – Croatia – Betting Prediction Review for 13.12.2022
Argentina faces Croatia in Lusail in the first 1/2-finals game from the World Cup in Qatar.
We expect a terrific game here, but let’s preview it first in our free soccer predictions for
Argentina went through after a dramatic 1/4-finals game against the Netherlands. Los
Albiceleste had a clear two goals advantage, but allowed the Dutch side to equalise with
two late goals. This led to penalties where Argentina showed better nerves and
The Argentinian head coach Lionel Scaloni must decide what kind of formation he will use
against Croatia. He could pick to play with three in defense while again, but in this case
Angel Di Maria could be left on the bench again. The other option is to include Di Maria in
the starting eleven and change the formation to 4-3-3 again.
Argentina’s captain Lionel Messi is going to be crucial for Los Albiceleste again. La Polga
scored a goal against the Netherlands and made a beautiful assist as well.
Croatia had the same kind of drama in their 1/4-finals game against Brazil. They conceded
a goal in the extra time, but managed to equalise. The match went to penalties where the
Blazers did better. Now they are very close to repeat their performance from 4 years ago –
reaching the World Cup final.
Dinamo Zagreb’s Bruno Petkovic scored the decisive equalising goal against Brazil few
days ago. Meanwhile the goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic showed his amazing qualities, too.
Once again he was chosen for the Man of the Match award.
That’s our preview and free soccer predictions for today for the World Cup 1/2-finals game
between Argentina and Croatia. We can’t talk about favorites here – all teams are very
similar to each other in terms of quality. If you believe that Croatia are underdogs, just
remember who they eliminated in the previous round.