Copenhagen, Denmark.- The Selections of Spain Y Croatia Once again they will face each other in one of the official matches of the Eurocup, in this 2021 it will be the third time in a row that the Red Fury and the Chessmen will be on the green table, first in Eighth Final.

Since the 2012 version, this match has become one of the traditional ones in the continental tournament. What makes it more attractive is that both federations register a victory for each; Spain beat Croatia 1-0 in the 2012 group stage and the role was reversed four years later.

Spain, after having become world champion in South Africa 2010, experienced a difficult duel against the “Vatreni”. It had to be until 88 ‘when a shot by Jesús Navas gave the Spaniards a pass to the Quarterfinals and the elimination of the Croatians from the tournament.

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For the next fair, the roles were different. With a resounding 2-1 in favor of the Chessmen, on the last day they beat Spain in units and were left with the first place in Group D, thus being the victory that tied the record of recent years.

In the current Euro 2021, the two teams had to wait until date 3 to secure their ticket to the Round of 16. Croatia registered 1 point in two games. Forced to defeat Scotland in Glasgow, those led by Zlatko Dalić won 3-1 and thus were left with the sub-leadership of Sector D.

Croatia in their training for the Round of 16

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Meanwhile, Spain drew with Sweden and Poland in Seville, jeopardizing their stay in Euro 2021. Against Slovakia they required a victory to ensure their pass to the final phase, achieving, so far, the highest win so far in the tournament , a 5-0 that gave them the second place in Group F, exclusive to face the Croats in Copenhagen.

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Training of Spain in Denmark

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The third consecutive meeting between the two teams will be for the neighbor Monday, June 28 at 11:00 am (Mexico Time). Both will seek to be leaders in terms of maturities but at the same time settle among the 8 best of the “Euro 2021”.

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