Should Lovre Kalinić be dropped as Croatia's #1 keeper?

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The Weekend Water Cooler: Perišić Scores

April 20, 2019

    Headlines:    Dejan Lovren and Liverpool take on Cardiff City on Sunday   Ivan Perišić scores a diving header as Inter Milan draw Roma 1-1 on Saturday   Ivan Rakitić and Barcelona battle Real Sociedad on Saturday   Ante Rebić and Eintracht Frankfurt face Wolfsburg Monday night in Bundesliga action   Andrej Kramarić gets a goal and an assist as Hoffenheim thrash Schalke […]

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Ante Kvartuč

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Lovre Kalinić: What To Do?

March 27, 2019

    Lovre Kalinić is officially on the hot seat.     After giving up a top-shelf goal to Azerbaijan on Thursday – something we can absolutely forgive him for – the 28 year-old Croatian goalie gave up two relatively “soft goals” in Budapest Sunday in a 2-1 loss to Hungary.     The first was a shot from an […]

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Set Piece Problems: The Saga Continues

March 25, 2019

    What happened in the Hungary game was no fluke.     For nearly 9 months, the Vatreni have been conceding goals – and I mean a lot of goals – through set pieces.     At the World Cup, Croatia conceded nine goals during their run to a silver medal. Of those nine, two were from the penalty […]

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Hungary Defeat Croatia 2-1 After Poor Goalkeeping From Kalinić

March 24, 2019

    Croatia Starting XI vs. Hungary: L. Kalinić – Barišić, Vida, Lovren, Jedvaj – Brozović, Modrić, Rakitić – Perišić, Rebić, Kramarić     Croatia were up 1-0 on the road inside 15 minutes Sunday and completely gave the game away; ultimately losing 2-1 to Hungary. The entire team looked complacent in front of a packed Budapest crowd rocking out […]

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