Japan vs Croatia World Cup 2022 Live Match Time, H2H, Prediction

Japan has featured in 3 sensational matches in the FIFA World Cup 2022 group stage. The Blue Samurai has defeated European football giants Germany and Spain while tasting defeat against minnow Costa Rica. With such madness of soccer, Japan qualified for the knockout stage being the group champions from Group-E which featured Spain & Germany! Now they have been lined up to play against current runners-up Croatia. It’s definitely going to be a superb 90-minute of football. Here are all details about Japan vs Croatia Football World Cup 2022 including live match time, H2H stats, channel list, and more. FIFA World Cup Fixtures 2022: Round 16 Schedule.

Japan vs Croatia Live Match Time in BD

Find JPN vs CRO match prediction, starting XI, live streaming links, live score, etc.

Japan vs Croatia Match Time, Date:

The “Round of 16” encounter has been scheduled to be played on Monday, December 5th. Al Janoub Stadium is the match venue.

Country/RegionMatch Time
Japan12 am JST (+1d)
Croatia4 pm CET
Qatar (Venue Time)6 pm AST
India8:30 pm IST
United Kingdom3 pm GMT
United States10 am ET, 9 am CT

Japan vs Croatia Time in Bangladesh:

It will be the 5th game of the Round of 16 and the first game on day 3 of the knockouts. In Qatar, the referee will blow the first whistle at 6 pm Arabian time. 3-hours ahead Bangladesh will see the match played at 9 pm BD time.

Japan vs Croatia Preview & Prediction:

Find the JPN vs CRO leaked starting lineups along with the correct score prediction.

Japan Lineup World Cup 2022:

Gonda; Tomiyasu, Yoshida, Taniguchi; Ito, Endo, Morita, Nagatomo; Doan, Maeda, Kamada (3-4-3).

Croatia Lineup World Cup 2022:

Livakovic; Juranovic, Lovren, Gvardiol, Barisic; Brozovic, Kovacic, Modric; Perisic, Kramaric, Petkovic (4-3-3).

Japan vs Croatia Score Prediction:

Ko Itakura is the only missing player for Japan with card issues. Croatia has no fresh concern of injury. Both sides can field their possible best lineups. Japan has played quite speedy football while Croatia has been vulnerable in the final third. Our JPN vs CRO 2022 Match score prediction is 2-1.

Japan vs Croatia Live Match Time
Japan vs Croatia Football Prediction H2H

Japan vs Croatia Head to Head:

The 2 sides met a total of thrice in soccer history. In those 3 previous meetings Japan won once, Croatia prevailed once, and the other game was a draw. However, among those 3 fixtures, 2 were in the FIFA World cup. Croatia won the 1998 clash in France while the 2006 game in Germany ended in a goalless draw.

18 June 20060-0 DrawFIFA World Cup
20 June 1998Croatia Won by 1-0FIFA World Cup
8 June 1997Japan Won by 4-3Kirin Japan Cup

Top Player Today Match:

Japan has played a brilliant game of football and has already proven their team spirit. Ritsu Doan has been magnificent and the game-changer on a couple of occasions. Their other 2 vital players have been Asano & Tanaka. Croatia has failed to score in 2 of their 3 games but managed to beat Canada 4-1. Kramaric netted twice. He along with Modric, Kovacic, and Gvardiol could be the keys for the Croats.

Croatia vs Japan TV Channel List:

Viewers can watch Japan vs Croatia world cup 2022 match live on various TV channels. Find the channel showing JPN vs CRO match live on TV in your region.’

Country/RegionTV Channel or Streaming Platforms
CroatiaHRTi, HRT 2
JapanAbemaTV, Fuji TV
BangladeshT Sports, Toffee Live, Gazi TV
USSling, UFORIA App, Fox Network, Telemundo, FOX Sports App, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo,, Peacock
UKBBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport Web
IndiaSports18 HD, Sports18, JioTV, Voot Select

FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Stream Free:

One can enjoy Japan vs Croatia World Cup 2022 game live through online streaming. There are many sources that show live coverage for free. You can enjoy the JPN vs CRO match live free from your PC or smartphone.

If you have a PC at home, then go to the following websites through your browser and you can get the live stream links of Japan vs Croatia match.

  • Koora4Live
  • Beinmatch
  • Hesgoal (with VPN)

To stream the FIFA World Cup 2022 games live via smartphones, install the following apps in your device and catch the games live:

  • LivenetTV App
  • Vola Sport App
  • Epicsports App
  • Football TV HD App


# Japan Next Match.

  • Japan’s next match is against Croatia and if win then they will play Brazil/Korea.

# Japan match time.


Lincoln Shifat

Sports writer and expert Lincoln Shifat joined GTV in 2022. He's long been established as one of the football & cricket freaks in the community. He is always active with updated football news happening around the globe.

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