Mexico and Croatia cant complain about the draws they have been given for the World Cup later this year and their fans would be expecting them to at least finish inside the top two in the group stages. They have also been preparing themselves for the competition with friendly games against teams that have also qualified for the World Cup, however, it is the Mexicans who have met success recently.
They Central Americans beat Iceland 3-0 in their last game while Croatia slumped to a shock 2-0 loss at the hands of Peru. Croatia holds the advantage in the head to head records as these sides have met 5 times since 1992. however, Mexico are the team in the form here as they have earned 4 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw from their last 6 games, while Croatia have 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses from the same number of games.
The Croatians have lost 5 of their last 9 away games and they have goals in them from the likes of Mario Mandzukic and Kalinic who have scored a combined 45 goals since their debut. Mexico are also not short of goal scorers themselves with the likes of Javier Hernandez, Carlos Vela and Raul Jimenez all available to help with the goals.