England will come against Croatia at the Wembley Stadium in London today, June 13, 2021, at 9:00 AM (ET) in the UEFA European Championship 2020 Group Stage. Here, you will find everything there is to know about this Group D Matchday 1 soccer game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream it in the US.
This will be their 11th overall meeting. England are the slight favorite in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated on five occasions so far; Croatia have grabbed a triumph three times, and two matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on November 18, 2018, and it ended in a 2-1 England win in a UEFA Nations League game. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as these two countries clash again, this time at the Euro 2020.
England vs Croatia: Match Information
Date: Sunday, June 13, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM (ET)
Location: Wembley Stadium, London
England vs Croatia: Time By State in the U.S.
ET: 9:00 AM
CT: 8:00 AM
MT: 7:00 AM
PT: 6:00 AM
England vs Croatia: Storylines
Croatia's men's national soccer team has featured in five International fixtures so far this year. They have played three World Cup Qualifiers in Group H, winning two of them and losing one. Zlatko Dalic’s side beat Malta and Cyprus, 3-0 and 1-0 respectively, and lost against Slovenia 1-0. Then, they faced Armenia, drawing 1-1 and lost against Belgium 1-0 in international friendlies, before the Euros.
England have taken part in five international games in 2021, three World Cup Qualifiers, and two International Friendly games winning all of them. They won against San Marino 5-0, Albania 0-2, and Poland 2-1 in their WCQ Group I, Next, they also won both of their UEFA Euro 2020 preparation friendlies against Austria and Romania, both 1-0.
These opponents have a 25-year-long history of clashes as their first one dates back to April 24, 1996, and it ended in a 0-0 draw in an International Friendly. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to grab the first three points in Group D.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free England vs Croatia in the U.S.
The 2020 UEFA European Championship Group D Matchday 1 game between England and Croatia, to be played today, at the Wembley Stadium in London, will be broadcasted on SiriusXM FC, ESPN+, TUDN Radio, PrendeTV, ESPN in the United States.
England vs Croatia: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of England, FanDuel see them as the lone favorites and thus, they have given them -165 odds to claim their first victory in Group D. Croatia, meanwhile, have +500 odds to upset England, while a tie would result in a +270 payout.
* Odds by FanDuel