Brazil vs Croatia is an opening game of 2014 FIFA World Cup which will be played at Arena Corinthians located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Here are the match time & telecast of this upcoming game. It will be played after the opening ceremony of 2014 World Cup & only one is scheduled for first match day. Host nation is playing their 20th world tournament which is record of playing maximum competitions while, Croatia is making 4th appearance in this biggest competition.
|BRAZIL VS CROATIA MATCH SCHEDULE|
|Competition||2014 FIFA World Cup|
|Date||12-06-2014 [GMT] & 13-06-2014 [IST]|
|Time||20:00 [GMT] & 01:30 [IST]|
|Audience capacity||68,034 spectators|
|Home team||The Yellow & Green|
|Away team||The Blazers|
|Round||Round of 32|
|Sony SIX, ESPN3, ITV 1|
ESPN3, SiriusXM FC, Watch ESPN
Brazil vs Croatia Match Time & Telecast Channels
First match of FIFA World Cup 2014 will be played on 13th of June 2014 at 1:30 am [Friday] according to Indian Standard Time. GMT match dates & time for this game are 12 June 2014 [Thursday] & 8:00 pm respectively. You can watch this match live of TV telecast channels like Sony SIX, Rede Globo, Fix Sports, HRT 2 etc. Given below is the list of telecast channels in other nation.
Brazil: Rede Globo, Fix Sports, ESPN, Band Sports
Croatia: HRT 2, ZDF
UK: ITV 1, ITV Player
India: Sony SIX
Spain: Mediaset Espana, Gol Television
Norway: NRK, TV2
Portugal: RTP, CMTV, SportTV
New Zealand: TVNZ, Sky Sport
Canada: CBC, Sportsnet, TVA, Eastlink TV
France: TF1, beIN Sports, Germany: ARD, ZDF
Singapore: Mediacorp, Singtel
USA: ESPN Deportes, Univision Deportes, Watch ESPN, ESPN3, SiriusXM FC
Past Performances of Brazil & Croatia
The Brazilian players have played all world cup right from start of 1930. So far, the team has played 19 world tournaments & this is the twentieth appearance of this team.
Croatians were failed to qualify for the last World tournament. But, they are emerging as one of the best growing team. In qualification games, Croatia won 6 games with 3 defeats & played 3 draws in 12 matches.
Brazil is the first nation to lift FIFA World Cup trophy for 5 times. This is the most successful team in the history of football. Former Brazilian player Ronaldo is still the highest goal scorer who is known for scoring 15 goals total in this competition.
Out of last 5 international games, home team didn’t lost any of them. They won 4 games & played a single draw out of last 5. While, Croatia registered only one win in last 5 internationals with 2 defeats & 2 losses.