10 Interesting Stats Ahead of Croatia-Czech Republic

2 – These two nations have met twice in the past, both friendlies, with Croatia getting the better (W1 D1).

6 – Only Cristiano Ronaldo (10) had more efforts on goal than Marcelo Brozović in the first round.  However, the Croatian didn’t have his shooting boots on versus Turkey.

11 – Czech Republic had scored in their last 11 European Championship group games before losing 1-0 to Spain.

11 – Czech Republic have not kept a single clean sheet in Euro 2016 qualifying and the main tournament combined (11 games).

16 – Czech Republic have not drawn any of their last 16 games at European Championship finals.

19 – Only Portugal (26) had more efforts on goal than Croatia in the opening round of games.

36 – Goalkeeper Petr Čech made more passes versus Spain than any other Czech Republic player.

63% – Croatia have won five of their last eight group games at European Championships (D2 L1).

67% – The Czech Republic have lost six of their last nine European Championship games (W3).

80% – Croatia’s 1-0 win over Turkey means they have won four of their five openers at European Championship finals.