Croatia v Wales: Live and Team News


(Sporting Alert) — Wales coach Chris Coleman has been forced to make one change to his starting XI for tonight’s 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Croatia at Stadion Maksimir.

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The Wales boss is without the suspended Aaron Ramsey, who received a booking during the 2-1 victory over Scotland last Friday.

The Arsenal midfielder was replaced in the starting team by Andy King.

Meanwhile, Everton striker Nikica Jelavic starts tonight’s game among the substitutes for Croatia, but he’s expected to play some part as the game progresses.

Real Madrid star creative midfielder Luka Modric heads the list of players starting tonight, with former Arsenal forward Eduardo also included as well.

LINE-UPS: Croatia v Wales Teams

Wales: Price, Williams, Ben Davies, Gunter, Blake, Edwards, Vaughan, Bale, Allen, Ledley, Morison.
Subs: Ramsey, King, Richards, Craig Davies, Robson-Kanu, Wilson, Brown, Fon Williams, Ricketts, Vokes, Church.

Croatia: Pletikosa, Strinic, Simunic, Lovren, Srna, Badelj, Perisic, Rakitic, Modric, Mandzukic, Eduardo.
Subs: Subasic, Kresic, Vida, Schildenfeld, Radosevic, Pamic, Jelavic, Kalinic, Vukojevic, Sammir, Corluka.