In the final matchday of the Euro 2024 qualifying campaign, Croatia are set to host Armenia on Tuesday evening in a game which is set to kick off at 19:45.
The hosts are currently sitting in second place in group D of the 2024 Euro Qualifiers, having gained 13 points from their seven games. This has come following four victories, one draw and two defeats. Croatia will ensure safe passage into the tournament if they are to win Tuesday's game.
Croatia secured a comfortable 2-0 win over Latvia in a Group D qualifying match on Tuesday. Andrej Kramarić put Croatia in front after just 18 minutes, finishing from close range after a good cross from Ivan Perišić. Lovro Majer doubled the lead in the 42nd minute, tapping in from close range after a good pass from Luka Modrić.
Armenia are currently sitting in 4th Place in Group D, they have gained eight points from their seven games following two victories, two draws and three defeats. Armenia will no feature in the 2024 Euros as they have not gained enough points to progress out of the qualification stage of the tournament.
Armenia played to a 1-1 draw against Wales in their UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying match on Tuesday. Wales took the lead in the 12th minute through Kieffer Moore, who headed in from a cross by Gareth Bale. Armenia equalized in the 54th minute through Tigran Barseghyan, who tapped in from close range after a good pass from Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
The footballing rivalry between Croatia and Armenia is a relatively young one, with the two nations only having met eight times since Croatia's independence in 1991. However, the matches between these two teams have been consistently competitive and entertaining, with both sides claiming victories over the years.
Overall, Croatia has the better record in the rivalry, winning five of the eight matches played between the two teams. Armenia has won two matches, and one match has ended in a draw.
Croatia recorded a slender victory when these sides met in the reverse fixture of their Euro 2024 qualifying campaigns. The match was a closely contested affair with both teams creating chances to score. However, it was Croatia who scored the only goal in the game- in the 13th minute when Andrej Kramarić headed home a cross from Luka Modrić.
Croatia enter this game as heavy favourites at the bookies and are currently priced @ 1/7 to record a victory, whilst an away victory for Armenia is priced @ 16/1 and a draw is currently @ 6/1.
We are backing Andrej Kramaric To Score a Brace as he has shown some impressive form for his national side so far this year. Andrej Kramaric leads his nation in goals this year having netted six times in all competitions.