(Sporting Alert) — Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is in the Croatia starting line-ups for today’s friendly international clash with South Korea.
Modric, who is still working on establishing his place in the La Liga starting team, starts in the midfield alongside Ognjen Vukojevic and Niko Kranjcar.
Mario Mandzukic and Ivica Olic will lead the attack, while Vedran Corluka and Darijo Srna are amongst the defenders.
Everton forward Nikica Jelavic and former Arsenal frontman Eduardo are both on the substitutes bench for the game.
Croatia v South Korea
Croatia: Pletikosa, Strinic, Simunic, Corluka, Srna, Rakitic, Vukojevic, Modric, Kranjcar, Mandzukic, Olic
Subs: Kresic, Andrijasevic, Lovren, Jelavic, Schildenfeld, Sammir, Ademi, Petric, Eduardo
South Korea: Sung-Ryong Jung, Jae-Soo Choi, Kwang-Hoon Shin, Kwak, Jung-Soo Lee, Hyung-Min Shin, Koo, Ki, Chung-Yong Lee, Ji, Son
Subs: Young-Kwang Kim, In-Hwan Jung, Bo-Kyung Kim, Seung-Gi Lee, Park, Jae-Sung Kim, Chul-Soon Choi, Shin-Wook Kim, Ki-Hee Kim, Dong-Gook Lee, Hwang, Jang
Referee: Michael Oliver (England)