England vs Croatia - Betting tips and game preview

Last updated: 07 Jan 13:41

In a replication of the semi-final of the World Cup 2018 in Russia, the teams of England and Croatia meet each other and open the clashes in group D of EURO 2020. The Croatians won the World Cup's game after extra-time and qualified for the final, while the Three Lions went home desperate. In June 2021 at Wembley, we will enjoy a contest between famous players, different styles of football, high-level coach' strategies, and dedicated fans. The team of England is experiencing one of the most skilful generations since a long time, while Croatia is a stable, disciplined, patient, and experienced team. The bookmakers offer plenty of early odds for the game for those who are ready to place bets. In the next lines, you can find useful information about the game, and take advantage of betting tips and odds for it.

When does England vs Croatia start? Sunday 13th June 2021 - 15:00 (CET)

Where will the match be played? - London, Wembley Stadium - capacity 90,000

Important details


Wins, high-quality football, a big number of goals, excellent players - this is just a summary of the qualification process, which led England to EURO 2020. The team won six out of seven games and made only one loss by the third confirmed participant in group D - the Czech Republic. England scored the fantastic 37 goals and received only six, facts that can explain why the betting odds for England to win the trophy are so low (around 6.00 - 7.00). The team possesses high-class attacking players such as Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, and Marcus Rashford, who are dangerous at any moment for every opponent. Furthermore, the middle line players also have great potential, and they are capable of scoring goals, so we advise you to look at the markets for Total Goals in each England game. The home advantage is a very significant moment, as the team will play all of its group games at Wembley. Additionally, the stadium will also host the semi-finals and the final of the tournament. What's more exciting than winning the trophy at home?


Croatia faced difficulties on the road to EURO 2020 but still, players such as Rakitic, Modric, Brozovic, and Peresic, are capable of getting the team out of challenging situations. Croatia won five games, made two draws, and lost once during the qualifications, but if we have to be honest, the team did not play as well as before. However, Croatia is known as a team that performs well at the big tournaments, so we are sure that it will improve its performance in the EURO 2020. We have to admit that the game with England at Wembley is a hard challenge but keep in mind, Croatia's team can beat anyone. If you are looking for value odds, we recommend you to check the betting markets for Croatia to win the trophy, because clearly, the team is underestimated, and you can make a good amount of money if you dare to believe in its skills.

Head to head

The teams have played nine times against each other. England won five of the games, while Croatia won three meetings, one match finished as a draw. Eight of the games (to be specific 88%) finished with more than 1.5 goals scored. The head to head statistics shows that at the clashes between the teams, England scored 21 goals, while Croatia scored 13 goals.

England vs Croatia Betting Tips by

The major aim for both teams is to qualify for the next stage of the tournament, and the first game will be a very important point in this process. England’s team is motivated to show its best abilities at home, and to win the full package of points. Following that, our opinion about the game is that England will beat Croatia, and we advise you to check the betting odds for that market, now is the perfect time to get the best prices for your bets.

Betting Tip - England to win at odds around 1.80, (available at the majority of the bookmakers).

Other Tips and Betting odds

If you are looking for other opinions that differ from ours, we suggest you visit our tips feed, where the feed will be fulfilled with valuable EURO 2020 betting suggestions. Our tipsters have a strong focus on the major tournaments, they follow the teams closely, and they post informed tips regularly. If you choose some of the tips, you can combine them with the betting odds provided by the best bookmakers, which you can find on our Odds Comparison. Feel free to take advantage of our betting tools, which are created with one main goal - to help you with your betting on EURO 2020.

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As usual, we are dedicated to our customers, and we will continue providing you with betting previews and tips for each game of EURO 2020. Another source of information is our EURO 2020 betting guide, where we gathered all important details for the tournament, and update it regularly with the latest news.

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Orlin Spasov


Orlin has always been interested in sports, especially football. Sports betting is his hobby before becoming a part of he has a rich experience in sport journalism and other iGaming areas. He aims to help punters with his knowledge and detailed analysis of games.
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