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FIFA World Cup: Croatian defense wall in front of Argentina in semi-finals, will Messi’s dream come true?

FIFA World Cup Croatian defense wall in front of Argentina in semi finals

by Soumadeep Bagchi

In the FIFA World Cup 2022, Croatia’s team has reached the semi-finals after the biggest upset. At the same time, Argentine captain Lionel Messi will play the 6th semi-final. Both teams are very strong but Croatia’s defense is better than Argentina’s.

FIFA World Cup Semifinal. Argentina will face Croatia in the first semi-final of the FIFA World Cup. Croatia has reached the semi-finals by defeating a strong team like Brazil, while Argentina’s team has defeated Netherlands. Croatia’s team has reached the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup for the second time, while Argentina’s team will play the semi-finals for the 6th time. The clash between the two is going to be fierce and it will be a big challenge for Lionel Messi to get past the Croatian defense line. Both the teams will be in the fray to win the semi-finals.

Croatia’s strong defense line
In all the matches that Croatia have won in the FIFA World Cup 2022, their defense line has done a great job. The same happened in the quarter final match against Brazil and now their players will show their strength in front of Argentina team. Croatia defeated Japan in the Round of 16, while beating Canada in the group stage. At the same time, after defeating Brazil, they have reached the semi-finals.

Amazing expectation from Lionel Messi
Talking about Argentina, Lionel Messi has scored 10 goals in the FIFA World Cup so far and he is expected to do wonders in the semi-finals as well. Because Lionel Messi’s dream is also to win the World Cup. Now it remains to be seen how Messi can penetrate Croatia’s defense line. As far as the head-to-head matches of both the teams are concerned, both the teams have faced each other 5 times and both have won 2-2 matches. 1 match has ended in a draw. Meaning no one is less than the other.

this is the argentina team
Goalkeepers- Emiliano Martinez, Geronimo, Franco Armani
Defense – Nahuel Molina, Gonzala Montiel, Christian Romero, German Pezzela, Nicolas, Lisandro Martinez, Marcos Acuña, Juan Foyth, Nicolas Tagliafico
Midfielders – Rodrigo Paul, Leandro Paredes, Alexis McAllister, Guido Rodriguez, Alejandro Gomez, Enzo Fernandez, Axquiel, Palacios
Forwards- Angel Di Mario, Lautaro Martinez, Julian Alvarez, Nicolas Gonzalez, Joaquin Correa, Paulo Dybala, Lionel Messi (Captain)

this is the croatian team
Goalkeepers- Dominik Livkovic, Iviko Ivucic, Ivo Grbic
Defenders: Domagoj Vida, Dejan Lovren, Borna Barisic, Jisip Juranovic, Josko, Borna Soso, Josip Stanisic, Martin Erlik, Josip Sutalo
Midfielders – Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic, Marcelo Brozovic, Mario Pasalic, Nikola Vlasic, Lovro Major, Kristian Jakic, Luka Sucic
Forwards- Ivan Perisic, Andrej Kramaric, Bruno, Mislav, Ante Budimir, Marko Livaja

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