The Croatia national team on Tuesday night will take on Malta in a World Cup qualifier in Rijeka.

On the back of a fantastic run in the 2018 World Cup, coming short only to France in the final, the Croatians are struggling to rekindle that football and enthusiasm that saw them reach the final.

The Croatians reached this summer’s Euro 2020 after topping their group with 17 points from eight matches, but not without any trouble – case in point an unexpected 1-1 draw in Azerbaijan which could have easily compromised their qualification given that Wales and Slovakia finished three and four points behind them.

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