Croatia scouting report: Luka Modric the key man but set-piece flaws abide

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Croatia scouting report: Luka Modric the key man but set-piece flaws abide

Croatia scouting report: Luka Modric the key man but set-piece flaws abide

Luka Modric flagged up a weakness for Croatia without being asked. “We watched the [England] game today, we saw how good they are from dead-ball situations. We have to improve that element of our game.” Freeze-frame Russia's late equaliser from a ...


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Croatia stars Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic come up spades against hosts Russia

But he admitted his mistake by introducing Marcelo Brozovic as a holding midfielder, which liberated Luka Modric's creativity and just lifted Croatia one level upwards. Introducing Mateo Kovacic later on didn't do anything good for the team, though.


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