PREVIEW: Czech Republic vs Croatia

The two team meet in Group D of Euro 2016

Czech Republic and Croatia go head-to-head at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne in the 5pm kick-off (BST).

Croatia currently sit second in the group after they defeated Turkey 1-0 in their opening game, Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric with the strike.

On the other hand, it was desperate for the Czech Republic in their first match of the tournament, as they conceded an 87th minute goal to Gerard Pique and ultimately lost 1-0 to Spain.

A win for Croatia would see them guarantee a place in the last 16 of the tournament.

UEFA.com’s predicted line-ups

Czech Republic: Petr Čech (goalkeeper); Pavel Kadeřábek, Tomas Sivok, Roman Hubník, Theodor Gebre Selassie; Vladimir Darida, Jaroslav Plašil; Borek Dočkal, Tomas Rosický (captain), Ladislav Krejčí and Tomas Necid.

Croatia: Danijel Subašić (goalkeeper); Darijo Srna (captain), Vedran Ćorluka, Domagoj Vida, Ivan Strinić; Milan Badelj, Luka Modrić; Marcelo Brozović, Ivan Rakitić, Ivan Perišić and Mario Mandžukić.

The other group game

The other fixture in Group D sees Spain take on Turkey tonight at the Allianz Riviera, Nice; kick-off 8pm (BST).

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