- Mario Mundzukic will make up for lost time on his World Cup debut. He is brilliant at holding up the ball and bringing others to play.
- It will be interesting to witness how Alex Son and Luka Modric fare in Manaus comin off the back of very contrasting seasons.
- This one would be Croatia’s first ever match against an African side.
- Cameroon took 91 mins to have an effort goal in their first game against Mexico.