Watch England U21 vs Croatia U21: Kick-off time, team news, and streaming options
England U21 to face Croatia U21 in UEFA EURO U21 preparations
On Tuesday, England U21 will play a friendly match against Croatia U21 as part of their preparations for the UEFA EURO U21. The English team has been in fine form, beating France 4-0 in the first of their two friendlies during the ongoing international break. Emile Smith-Rowe, Noni Madueke, Curtis Jones, and Jacob Ramsey all scored in the victory.
England U21 has already qualified for the group stage of the UEFA EURO U21 as they topped Group G with 25 points from 10 matches, losing only once during the group stage. They are looking to maintain their winning momentum against Croatia U21.
Croatia U21 to face England U21 in Test Friendly
Croatia U21, coached by Goran Tomić, played out a goalless draw against Israel in their previous outing. They will face England U21 in a Test Friendly before participating in the UEFA EURO U21 group stage fixtures against Romania, Ukraine, and Spain in June 2023.
Streaming options and team news
To watch the friendly match between England U21 vs Croatia U21, fans can tune in to BT Sport 1 in the UK, ESPN2 in the US, and JioTV in India. The match will kick off at 19:45 GMT (3:45 PM ET).
England U21 will be without the likes of Curtis Jones and Noni Madueke, who are currently with Liverpool and PSV, respectively. Meanwhile, Max Bird, George McEachran, and Callum Hudson-Odoi have withdrawn from the squad.
Croatia U21’s squad includes Hrvoje Ilić, Luka Sučić, and Mario Vušković, who are all playing in the Austrian Bundesliga.