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Postby Mateo » 2008 Dec 13, 19:06

Croatian National Team

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Nickname: Vatreni (The Blazers)

Official Website: www.hns-cff.hr

Manager: _cro Slaven Bilić

Team Roster:

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Goalkeepers:
#1 - Stipe Pletikosa - _rus Rostov
#12 - Oliver Zelenika - _cro Dinamo Zagreb
#23 - Danijel Subašić - _fra Monaco

Defenders:
#2 - Šime Vrsaljko - _ita Genoa
#3 - Danijel Pranjić - _gre Panathinaikos
#5 - Vedran Ćorluka - _rus Lokomotiv Moskow
#6 - Dejan Lovren - _eng Southampton
#11 - Darijo Srna - _ukr Shakhtar Donetsk (captain)
#13 - Gordon Schildenfeld - _gre Panathinaikos
#21 - Domagoj Vida - _ukr Dynamo Kiev

Midfielders:
#4 - Ivan Perišić - _ger Wolfsburg
#7 - Ivan Rakitić - _esp Sevilla
#8 - Ognjen Vukojević - _ukr Dynamo Kiev
#10 - Luka Modrić - _esp Real Madrid
#14 - Marcelo Brozović - _cro Dinamo Zagreb
#15 - Milan Badelj - _ger Hamburger
#19 - Jorge Sammir - _cro Dinamo Zagreb
#20 - Mateo Kovačić - _ita Inter

Strikers:
#9 - Nikica Jelavić - _eng Hull City
#16 - Ante Rebić - _ita Fiorentina
#17 - Mario Mandžukić - _ger Bayern Munchen
#18 - Ivica Olić - _ger Wolfsburg
#22 - Eduardo - _ukr Shakhtar Donetsk

Recent Call-ups:

Goalkeepers:

Defenders:
Igor Bubnjić - _ita Udinese
Ivan Strinić - _ukr Dnipro

Midfielders:
Niko Kranjčar - _eng Queens Park Rangers
Ivan Močinić - _cro Rijeka
Mario Pašalić - _cro Hajduk Split
Ivo Iličević - _ge Hamburger SV

Strikers:
Duje Čop - _cro Dinamo Zagreb

Main Formation:

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Lineup

GK: Pletikosa

LB: Strinić / Pranjić
CB: Šimunić
CB: Lovren / Ćorluka
RB: Ćorluka / Vrsaljko

DMF: Vukojević / Dujmović
CMF: Modrić / Badelj
RMF: Srna (captain)
LMF: Kranjčar / Rakitić

CF: Mandžukić / Olić
CF: Eduardo / Jelavić

Set Piece

Long FK Taker: Srna / Rakitić
Short FK Taker: Srna / Rakitić
FK Taker 2: Kranjčar
Left CK Taker: Kranjčar / Rakitić
Right CK Taker: Srna / Rakitić
PK Taker: Srna
Players to Join Attack: Šimunić, Lovren, Ćorluka

Second Formation:

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Lineup

GK: Pletikosa

LB: Strinić / Pranjić
CB: Šimunić
CB: Ćorluka / Lovren
RB: Srna (captain) / Vrsaljko

DMF: Vukojević / Dujmović
CMF: Modrić / Badelj
AMF: Kranjčar / Rakitić

SS: Mandžukić / Perišić
SS: Eduardo / Petrić
CF: Jelavić / Olić

Set Piece

Long FK Taker: Srna / Rakitić
Short FK Taker: Srna / Rakitić
FK Taker 2: Kranjčar
Left CK Taker: Kranjčar / Rakitić
Right CK Taker: Srna / Rakitić
PK Taker: Srna
Players to Join Attack: Šimunić, Ćorluka / Lovren

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Mateo » 2010 Sep 03, 20:09

4-3-3 formation vs Latvia. Very effective!

Olic (CF)

Eduardo Petric (SS)

Kranjcar Rakitic (SMF)

Vukojevic (DMF)

Strinic Srna (SB)

Simunic Corluka (CB)

Runje (GK)

I'll post soon new roster.

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Re: CROATIA

Postby bordin » 2010 Oct 09, 23:05

Mateo1987 wrote:4-3-3 formation vs Latvia. Very effective!

Olic (CF)

Eduardo Petric (SS)

Kranjcar Rakitic (SMF)

Vukojevic (DMF)

Strinic Srna (SB)

Simunic Corluka (CB)

Runje (GK)

I'll post soon new roster.


I believe the formation there was 4-2-3-1, just like today against Israel. Against Greece it was 4-4-2.

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Mateo » 2010 Oct 11, 20:18

Current squad:

Goalkeepers:
1. Pletikosa
12. Runje
23. Subasic

Defenders:
2. Strinic
3. Simunic
5. Corluka
13. Schildenfeld :lol: :lol:
20. Lovren
11. Srna
??. J. Buljat :lol:

Midfielders:
6. Pranjic
7. Rakitic
8. Vukojevic
10. Modric
16. Dujmovic
19. Kranjcar
??. Pokrivac
14. Gabric

Strikers:
9. Eduardo
17. Mandzukic
18. Olic
21. Bilic
??. Petric

Recent Callups:

Goalkeepers:
Delac
Blazevic

Defenders:
Mladen Bartulovic :shock:
Knezevic
Cale
Vida
Luka Vucko :shock:
Pamic

Midfielders:
Badelj
Ilicevic :|
Sharbini

Strikers:
Jelavic (injured for 4 months)
Klasnic
Kalinic

Slaven Bilic gave a chance to some, in my opinion, players that doesn't deserve to play for national team. Players that are bad overall (Schildenfeld, J. Buljat) and players that I haven't heard ever before (if they were any good, I would atleast know where they play, Mladen Bartulovic and Luka Vucko).

The current formation is 4-4-2, altought they play sometimes with a 4-3-3 system (Mandzukic/Petric over Rakitic)

Olic (CF)

Eduardo (SS)

Kranjcar Rakitic (SMF)

Modric Vukojevic (CMF DMF)

Strinic Srna (SB)

Simunic Lovren (CB)

Runje (GK)

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Re: CROATIA

Postby bordin » 2010 Oct 12, 00:33

No they never played 4-3-3, thats 4-2-3-1, In Isreal it was like this:

Eduardo (CF)

Kranjčar(LMF) Modrić(AMF) Olić(RMF)

Pranjić(CMF) Rakitić(CMF)

Strinić(SB) Šimunić(CB) Schildenfeld(CB) Ćorluka(SB)

Runje(GK)

In Latvia it was the same but Ćorluka played CB and Srna on the right, Vukojević was on Pranjić place, Petrić was RMF, Eduardo AMF and Olić CF. Rakitić is now a CMF.

And Schildenfeld is really awful, I think Lovren should be the third choice CB.

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Ace » 2010 Dec 12, 22:26

I made an update to first post, mainly following Mateo's post.

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Reverend » 2011 Aug 05, 14:34

Goalkeepers:
1. Stipe PLETIKOSA - _eng Tottenham
12. Vedran RUNJE - _fra Lens
23. Danijel SUBAŠIĆ - _cro Hadjuk Split

Defenders:
2. Ivan STRINIĆ - _ukr Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
3. Josip ŠIMUNIĆ - _ger Hoffenheim
4. Dejan LOVREN - _fra Lyon
5. Vedran CORLUKA - _eng Tottenham
6. Danijel PRANJIĆ - _ger Bayern Munich
13. Gordon SCHILDENFELD - _ger Eintracht Frankfurt
15. Domagoj VIDA - _cro Dinamo Zagreb

Midfielders:
7. Ivan RAKITIĆ - _esp Sevilla
8. Ognjen VUKOJEVIĆ - _ukr Dynamo Kiev
10. Luka MODRIĆ - _eng Tottenham Hotspur
11. Darijo SRNA © - _ukr Shakhtar Donetsk
16. Tomislav DUJMOVIĆ - _rus Lokomotiv Moscow
17. Ivan PERIŠIĆ - _ger Borussia Dortmund
19. Niko KRANJCAR - _eng Tottenham Hotspur
22. Milan BADELJ - _cro Dinamo Zagreb

Strikers:
9. EDUARDO - _ukr Shakhtar Donetsk
14. Nikola KALINIĆ - _eng Blackburn
18. Ivica OLIĆ - _ger Bayern Munich
20. Nikica JELAVIĆ - _sco Rangers
21. Mladen PETRIĆ - _ger Hamburger SV

Recent Call-ups:

Goalkeepers:
Goran BLAŽEVIĆ - _cro Šibenik

Defenders:
Mladen BARTULOVIĆ - _ukr Arsenal Kyiv
Jurica BULJAT - _cro Hajduk Split
Šime VRSALJKO - _cro Dinamo Zagreb

Midfielders:
Ivo ILIČEVIĆ - _ger Kaiserslautern
Nikola POKRIVAC - _aut Red Bull Salzburg
Drago GABRIĆ - _tur Ankaragücü

Strikers:
Srđan LAKIĆ - _ger Wolfsburg
Mate BILIĆ - _esp Sporting Gijón
Marijo MANDŽUKIĆ - _ger Wolfsburg

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Ivo » 2011 Sep 03, 03:29

Call-ups for matches against Malta and Israel:

Goalkeepers: Stipe Pletikosa (Rostov), Danijel Subasic (Hajduk Split) and Ivan Kelava (Dinamo Zagreb).

Defenders: Josip Simunic (Dinamo Zagreb), Vedran Corluka (Tottenham), Ivan Strinic (Dnipro), Dejan Lovren (Lyon), Gordon Schildenfeld (Eintracht Frankfurt), Domagoj Vida (Dinamo Zagreb) and Sime Vrsaljko (Dinamo Zagreb).

Midfielders: Darijo Srna (Shakhtar Donetsk), Niko Kranjcar (Tottenham), Luka Modric (Tottenham), Ognjen Vukojević (Dynamo Kyiv), Tomislav Dujmovic (Dynamo Moscow), Ivo Ilicevic (Hamburger), Ivan Perisic (Borussia Dortmund), Milan Badelj (Dinamo Zagreb) and Mato Jajalo (1. FC Koln).

Strikers: Ivan Klasnic (Bolton), Eduardo Da Silva (Shakhtar Donetsk), Mario Mandzukic (Wolfsburg), Nikica Jelavic (Rangers) and Nikola Kalinic (Dnipro).

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Diego » 2011 Sep 21, 15:00

Pletikosa is not in Tottenham anymore ;)

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Ivo » 2011 Sep 22, 02:28

And Rakitic is in Sevilla :)

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Mateo » 2011 Oct 10, 18:30

Updated roster and formations.

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Re: CROATIA

Postby antony » 2011 Nov 08, 13:19

Call ups for Euro 2012 playoffs:

Goalkeepers: Stipe Pletikosa (FC Rostov), Danijel Subašić (GNK Hajduk Split), Ivan Kelava (GNK Dinamo Zagreb).

Defenders: Vedran Ćorluka (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Josip Šimunić (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Dejan Lovren (Olympique Lyonnais), Gordon Schildenfeld (Eintracht Frankfurt), Darijo Srna (FC Shakhtar Donetsk), Šime Vrsaljko (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Domagoj Vida (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Manuel Pamić (AC Sparta Praha).

Midfielders: Luka Modrić (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Ognjen Vukojević (FC Dynamo Kyiv), Tomislav Dujmović (FC Dinamo Moskva), Ivan Perišić (Borussia Dortmund), Ivan Rakitić (Sevilla FC), Mato Jajalo (1. FC Köln), Danijel Pranjić (FC Bayern München), Ivo Iličević (Hamburger SV).

Forwards: Eduardo (FC Shakhtar Donetsk), Mario Mandžukić (VfL Wolfsburg), Nikola Kalinić (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk), Nikica Jelavić (Rangers FC), Ivica Olić (FC Bayern München).

Petric,Strinic,Kranjcar and Lovren are injuried

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Re: CROATIA

Postby serginho » 2012 May 10, 14:52

Portieri: Stipe Pletikosa (FC Rostov), Danijel Subašić (AS Monaco FC), Ivan Kelava (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Goran Blažević (HNK Hajduk Split)

Difensori: Vedran Ćorluka (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Josip Šimunić (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Gordon Schildenfeld (Eintracht Frankfurt), Darijo Srna (FC Shakhtar Donetsk), Šime Vrsaljko (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Domagoj Vida (GNK Dinamo Zagreb), Danijel Pranjić (FC Bayern München). Dejan Lovren (Olympique Lyonnais), Jurica Buljat (Maccabi Haifa FC), Ivan Strinić (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk)

Centrocampisti: Luka Modrić (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Ognjen Vukojević (FC Dynamo Kyiv), Tomislav Dujmović (FC Dinamo Moskva), Ivan Perišić (Borussia Dortmund), Ivan Rakitić (Sevilla FC), Niko Kranjčar (Tottenham Hotspur FC), Milan Badelj (GNK Dinamo Zagreb)

Attaccanti: Eduardo (FC Shakhtar Donetsk), Mario Mandžukić (VfL Wolfsburg), Nikica Jelavić (Everton FC), Ivica Olić (FC Bayern München), Nikola Kalinić (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk), Ivo Iličević (Hamburger SV)

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Ricky » 2012 May 29, 17:07

official EURO 2012 squad and numbers:

1 Stipe Pletikosa
12 Ivan Kelava
23 Danijel Subašić

2 Ivan Strinić
3 Josip Šimunić
4 Jurica Buljat
5 Vedran Ćorluka
13 Gordon Schildenfeld
21 Domagoj Vida

6 Danijel Pranjić
7 Ivan Rakitić
8 Ognjen Vukojević
10 Luka Modrić
11 Darijo Srna
14 Milan Badelj
16 Tomislav Dujmović
17 Mario Mandžukić
19 Niko Kranjčar
20 Ivan Perišić

9 Nikica Jelavić
15 Ivo Iličević
18 Ivica Olić
22 Eduardo

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Re: CROATIA

Postby PIPA23 » 2012 May 29, 23:22

apparently this is how Croatia will play in their first match at EURO:

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Re: CROATIA

Postby kajoj20 » 2012 Jun 08, 14:28

Please update the first post with the current squad for EURO 2012.

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Re: CROATIA

Postby buszmen » 2012 Jun 11, 09:01

Team Kits:
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Goalkeepers:
1. Stipe PLETIKOSA - _rus FC Rostov
12. Ivan KELAVA - _cro Dinamo Zagreb
23. Danijel SUBAŠIĆ - _fra AS Monaco FC

Defenders:
2. Ivan STRINIĆ - _ukr Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
3. Josip ŠIMUNIĆ - _cro Dinamo Zagreb
4 Jurica BULJAT - _isr Maccabi Haifa
5. Vedran ĆORLUKA - _ger Bayer Leverkusen
13. Gordon SCHILDENFELD - _ger Eintracht Frankfurt
15. Šime VRSALJKO - _cro Dinamo Zagreb
21. Domagoj VIDA - _cro Dinamo Zagreb

Midfielders:
6. Danijel PRANJIĆ - _ger Bayern Munich
7. Ivan RAKITIĆ - _esp Sevilla FC
8. Ognjen VUKOJEVIĆ - _ukr Dynamo Kiev
10. Luka MODRIĆ - _eng Tottenham Hotspur
11. Darijo SRNA © - _ukr Shakhtar Donetsk
14. Milan BADELJ - _cro Dinamo Zagreb
16. Tomislav DUJMOVIĆ - _esp Real Zaragoza
19. Niko KRANJČAR - _eng Tottenham Hotspur
20. Ivan PERIŠIĆ - _ger Borussia Dortmund

Strikers:
9. Nikica JELAVIĆ - _eng Everton FC
17. Mario MANDŽUKIĆ - _ger Vfl Wolfsburg
18. Nikola KALINIĆ - _ukr Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
22. EDUARDO - _ukr Shakhtar Donetsk

Recent Call-ups:

Goalkeepers:
Goran BLAZEVIĆ - _cro HNK Hajduk Split

Defenders:
Manuel PAMIĆ - _cze Sparta Praha
Dejan LOVREN - _fra Olympique Lyonnais

Midfielders:
Ivo ILIČEVIĆ - _ger Hamburger SV
Mato JAJALO - _ger 1. FC Köln
Jerko LEKO - _cro GNK Dinamo Zagreb

Strikers:
Ivan KLASNIĆ - free agent
Ivica OLIĆ - _ger Bayern Munich
Mladen PETRIĆ - _ger Hamburger SV


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Re: CROATIA

Postby Ricky » 2012 Jun 11, 09:45

1st EURO 2012 match formation:

-------------------------jelavic
------------mandzukic
--perisic----------------------------rakitic
---------------modric
-----------------------vukojevic
-strinic-------------------------------------srna
-----------schildenfeld-----corluka
--------------------pletikosa

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Re: CROATIA

Postby Reverend » 2012 Jun 11, 14:02

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Re: Croatia

Postby Reverend » 2013 Mar 23, 15:23

Updated

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Re: Croatia

Postby ferrkin » 2013 Mar 23, 17:40

Some missing links ;) :

Dario Kresic
Mateo Kovacic
Jorge Sammir
Arijan Ademi

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