Euro 2016 Spain vs Croatia : 5 Key Players to watch out for

Utkarsh Bhatla
|Published June 21, 2016

Players to watch out for in Euro 2016 Spain vs Croatia

David De Gea


De Gea is a crucial component of this Spanish team. Blessed with great agility and reflexes, De Gea will prove to be a tough keeper to get past for the Croatian attack. With the likes of Mandzukic and company shooting on sight, De Gea will try his best to to thwart their efforts on goal.

Luka Modric


The big superstar in the Croatain team, Luka Modric has lived up to his promise so far in France. He has played well in both games so far and will try and create more opportunities for his team. How he will fare will give a good idea how the match will pan out for Croatia.

Alvaro Morata

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The man who will be looking to provide the goals for this Spanish team, Morata will be looking to get one past the Croatians early in the match. With Croatia desperately looking for goals, Morata and his team mates will be trying to past the Spanish defense at every opportunity.

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Ivan Rakitic

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After a promising display against Turkey, Rakitic proved a masterful performance against Czech Republic. His calmness under pressure was one of many attributes in an eye catching display against the rigid Czech team. His displays will go on to have a big say in what Croatia can accomplish against Spain. A strong showing in this match will go a long way in ensuring his team progresses through to the last 16.

Ivan Perisic


Perisic has been hot and cold in the two matches so far at the Euros. Croatia would expect him to deliver sooner rather than later on a much more consistent basis. Ivan Perisic should be looking to score more goals for Croatia if they need to progress further in this competition.

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