Croatia vs Wales: Euro 2024 qualifier prediction, kick-off time, TV, live stream, team news, h2h, odds today

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Croatia host Wales today as Euro 2024 qualification gets underway for the Dragons, now shorn of Gareth Bale’s talents.

Aaron Ramsey will take the armband for Robert Page’s men as the kick off their Group D campaign without retired superstar Bale, nor the injured Ben Davies and Brennan Johnson.

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After another deep run at the World Cup, Croatia know a win on their own turf will set them up nicely in a group that will see Turkey compete with these two teams for the two automatic qualification spots.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Croatia vs Wales is scheduled for a 7.45pm GMT kick-off today, Saturday, March 25, 2023.

The match will take place at Stadon Poljud in Split.

Where to watch Croatia vs Wales

TV channel: In the UK, the game is being broadcast live on Viaplay Sports. Coverage gets underway at 7.35pm GMT and a subscription costs £14.99 a month, or £11.99 a month if you opt for a 12-month contract.

Live stream: Viaplay Sports subscribers can stream the game live on the Viaplay website.

Croatia vs Wales team news

The hosts will be nearly at full strength, bar the injury absence of young midfielder Luka Susic. Towering striker Petar Musa of Benfica will hope to make his debut.

The late injury blow for Nottingham Forest striker Johnson could be key for Wales, who will likely start Keiffer Moore up front.

Gareth Bale has hung up his boots (AFP via Getty Images)
Gareth Bale has hung up his boots (AFP via Getty Images)

Croatia vs Wales prediction

This is a very difficult trip for the Dragons that may just prove how much improvement is required to return to the heady heights of recent years.

A 3-0 Croatia win.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Croatia wins: 4

Draws: 2

Wales: 0

Croatia vs Wales match odds

Croatia: 11/20

Draw: 29/10

Wales: 5/1

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).