Zlatko Dalic

'Disorganised' Croatia must improve to avoid early Euro exit: Zlatko Dalic

The World Cup finalists have just one point from their opening two games and need to beat Scotland on home soil at Hampden on Tuesday to maintain hope of a place in the last 16.

published on : 19th June 2021

Croatians hail returning FIFA World Cup squad in grand parade

More than 100,000 people thronged the square to hail 'Vatreni' led by captain and World Cup Golden Ball winner Luka Modric.

published on : 17th July 2018

Croatia showed that small nations can dream big, says coach Zlatko Dalic

With a population of around 4.5 million, Croatia became the smallest European nation to reach the World Cup final in the 88-year history of the competition.

published on : 16th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: No Denmark regrets over dour tactics against France

Some Denmark fans in Moscow expressed their frustration by booing at the final whistle after the first 0-0 of the tournament on Tuesday.

published on : 28th June 2018

Iceland crash out of FIFA World Cup after Croatia loss

Croatia were already through to the last 16 and coach Zlatko Dalic rested most of the side that thumped Argentina 3-0.

published on : 27th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina striker Lionel Messi was powerless against us, says Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic

Real Madrid's Luka Modric produced a masterful display in midfield -- capped with a magnificent goal -- and Dalic said that his captain and number 10 had outshone his opposite number.

published on : 23rd June 2018

Croatia cuts one player as they name final FIFA World Cup squad

The Croatia squad is led by international stars Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic and Mario Mandzukic, but on Sunday it lost a warmup game, 2-0, to Brazil in Liverpool.

published on : 5th June 2018

We are fed up of underachieving, says Croatia's Vedran Corluka

The Croatians made group stage exits in 2002, 2006 and 2014, but the defender is confident the present team would finally live up to expectations.

published on : 30th May 2018

Zlatko Dalic gamble pays off for Croatia FIFA World Cup hopes

Croatia took a gamble when they appointed Zlatko Dalic as national coach last October but he repaid them handsomely by guiding them to the World Cup finals.

published on : 30th May 2018

Croatia gaffer Zlatko Dalic worried over Luka Modric charges as World Cup looms

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said he was worried about the impact of the false testimony charges against captain Luka Modric.

published on : 6th March 2018

Zlatko Dalic set to coach Croatia at 2018 FIFA World Cup

Zlatko Dalic will continue coaching the Croatian football team after reaching an agreement with CFF President Suker.

published on : 15th November 2017