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Free soccer tips – friendly match – Croatia vs Portugal – 10.06.2013

Monday evening, starting with the hours of 20:30, the representative of Croatia will play in a friendly match against Portugal. The match will be played in Switzerland, at Geneva. Until now, the two representatives have met twice, the first match being in 1996, when Portugal succeeded to win with a score of 3-0. In 2005, Portugal also won with a score of 2-0 against Croatia.

Croatia has been defeated on her own pitch by Scotland, in the preliminary stages for the World Championship that will be held in Brazil in 2014. The team lays on the second position, at a distance of two points from Serbia, that lost against Belgium. Croatia will qualify herself, most definitely, in the playoffs, but the purpose remains the first position, occupied now by Belgium, from which it lays at a distance of three points. Croatia had four consecutive victories in this group, before being defeated by Scotland in a surprising match. This year, the Croatian team has only had one checkup match, against South Korea, won with a score of 4-0. Luka Modric and Vedran Corluka will make a comeback after being suspended, but Igor Stimac will not be able to rely upon a series of players: Stipe Pletikosa, Gordon Schildenfeld, Eduardo da Silva, Nikica Jelavic, Mario Mandzukic and Josip Simunic. Igor Bubnjic was sent to the youth representative. Kalnic and Olic will play in the offense line and in the gate will be Subasic. Vida and Corluka will play for this meeting in the center defensive line.

Portugal obtained a very important victory, at home, against Russia, with a score of 1-0, the three points being necessary for the qualifying race at the World Championship in Brazil. Currently, she is placed on the first position in the F group, with two points away from Russia, but with two more matches played. Until now, the Portuguese team has marked 12 goals and has only received six. At the beginning of the year, in a friendly match, Portugal was defeated by Ecuador with a score of 3-2. Miguel Veloso and Danny will return to their football clubs while Pepe will play again after a suspension. In the offense line, along with Rolando, will play Helder Postiga si Nani. After the game against Russia, Neto will remain in the first 11.

Croatia vs Portugal probable players:

Croatia : Subasic – Srna, Vida, Corluka, Strinic – Rakitic, Modric, Vukojevic, Kranjcar – Kalinic, Olic

Portugal : Patricio – Silvio, Neto, Pepe, Coentrao – Amorim, Micael, Moutinho – Nani, Postiga, Ronaldo

Sport betting odds for  Croatia vs Portugal:

Final outcome: 3.30 3.30 2.20
Total number of goals (more/less 2.5): 2.15 1.67

Croatia vs Portugal tip> more than 2.5 goals / odd 2.15
For this meeting, we will not have an important stake and we will probably have a beautiful game, with many goals.

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