Argentina will take on Croatia in the semifinal round of the 2022 World Cup this week. The 2018 World Cup runners-up Croatia will try to duplicate their performance in the semifinal of the previous edition as they face in-form South American giants Argentina in this exciting matchup that will determine who will go through the final round. Get today football prediction here!
Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail city, Qatar
December 14, 2022, Wednesday 3:00 AM (GMT+8)
Argentina is looking to clinch their maiden World Cup trophy as they made it through to the semifinal round, beating the Netherlands 2-2 (3-4) on penalties in the quarterfinals. They have won four straight games in the tournament since losing to Saudi Arabia 1-2 in their opening game. The lost to the Saudis ended their 36-game unbeaten run. Continue reading to get free soccer prediction of this match.
Meanwhile, Croatia upset the tournament favorites and five-time World Cup winner Brazil 1-1 (4-2) on penalties to reach their second successive semifinal in the World Cup. They are also looking to reach back-to-back World Cup final rounds, and attempt to clinch their first-ever World Cup title. They head to this game unbeaten in 11 games, winning 8 and drawing 3 since their Nations League loss to Austria 0-3.
This match will be the repeat of their 2018 World Cup clash where Croatia beat 0-2 Argentina in the group stage. This will be the only fifth time that these sides will meet and the only second time in the World Cup stage, with the maiden head-to-head came in 1998 World Cup where Argentina beat Croatia 1-0. Both teams won twice in the last 4 games they played against.
Argentina 3 – 1 Croatia
Argentina will win. Both teams will score.
Argentina 1.90 – Draw 3.40 – Croatia 4.35
FT.HDP – Argentina 0.5
(Odds might change without prior notice)
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