Croatia vs Ukraine by Valfree
Croatia began this qualifying cycle with 1:1 draw against Turkey. But then Croatia record three consecutive victories against Kosovo, Finland and Iceland. So far Croatia have played three times against Ukraine as hosts. The balance of these meetings is 2 wins for Croatia and 1 draw.
Guests from Ukraine started qualifying with two draws against Iceland and Turkey. But then the Ukrainians recorded a clean victories over Kosovo and Finland. Ukraine has a new coach and it is the legend Andriy Shevchenko. Fans are hoping that Shevchenko will be able to rebuild a strong and stable team and to qualify Ukraine for the first time in the World Cup finals.
Interesting facts about the game:
Croatia are unbeaten in their last six World Cup qualifiers.
Croatia has only 2 wins in their last five home games in World Cup qualifiers.
Croatia conceded just one goal in their last six World Cup qualifiers.
Ukraine has only one loss in their last 11 away matches in World Cup qualifiers.
The last 5 trips of Ukraine for World Cup qualifiers ended with over 2.5 goals.
We expected a very interesting game, although bookmakers determined Croatia as a prominent favorite. In my opinion, Ukraine has the strength to get something from this match and the coefficient for double chance definitely worth it.
|X2||Bet365||2.63||8||1-0 LOST (-8 units)|
* Odds as of post published time and are subject to change.