Croatia vs England: Live stream, TV channel, team news and kick-off time for UEFA Nations League clash

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WORLD CUP finalists Croatia, captained by FIFA’s The Best award winner Luka Modric, will host the Lions in the next UEFA Nations League Group A4 game.


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They will be hoping to get their first 3 points on the board after being battered 6-0 by Spain in their opening fixture.


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The Lions will be looking for revenge for World Cup semi-final defeat.
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When does Croatia vs England kick-off?

This UEFA Nations League fixture takes place on Friday, October 12.

It will kick-off at 7:45pm.

This match with be held at the HNK Rijeka Stadion in Rijeka.


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Which TV channel is Croatia vs England on and can I live stream it?

This game will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event.

Sky subscribers will be able to get this online and on the Sky Sports Mobile app.

Or if you’re not a Sky subscriber, you can watch all the action live with a NOW TV Sports Pass from £7.99.

Alternatively, you can catch all the action on our dedicated SunSport LIVE BLOG.

What is the teams news?

Gareth Southgate has never shied away from giving England’s young prospects a chance.

Young players like Leicester’s James Maddison, Borrussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho and Derby’s Mason Mount have all received their first England senior squad call up.

There is a also a call up for Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley, who returns ahead of teammate Ruben Loftus-Cheek, to the squad after impressing under new manager Maurizio Sarri.

But Danny Rose and Alex McCarthy have had to withdraw from the squad, after picking up minor injuries.

Croatia will still be relying on most of their squad that got them to the World Cup final but will be without Danilej Subasic, Vedran Corluka and Mario Mandzukic who all retired following the conclusion of the tournament.

Just like in Russia this past summer, Croatia will be heavily relying on their captain, Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, who has just won FIFA’s prestigious The Best award.