Croatia vs Bulgaria Live Score and Live Stream


Croatia played Bulgaria in a friendly match on March 29. The match kicked off 14:00 UTC. Croatia won 2-1.

Kiril Despodov scored the first goal on the 69th minute of the game followed by goals from Luka Modric and Andrej Kramaric who made the final score 2-1.

Croatia national football team and Bulgaria national football team meet again 9 years after the QR Group H match which Croatia won 3-0. Croatia national football team will be playing the match after a draw against Slovenia on March 26 in a friendly match which extended their unbeaten streak to 8 matches.

Bulgaria national football team are preparing for the match after 2 defeats in a row from Qatar and Switzerland being unable to win in their past 3 games. They're going to need to sort out the problems in the back first to improve the results as they have been conceding goals for 8 consecutive away matches now.

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Live Streaming

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We are updating team formations and line-ups for Croatia - Bulgaria in real time.

Croatia kicked off the game with Ivica Ivusic, Duje Caleta-Car, Mile Skoric who got substituted by Marin Pongracic on the 27th minute, Domagoj Vida who got substituted by Ivan Perisic on the 46th minute, Borna Barisic, Mario Pasalic, Nikola Moro who got substituted by Mateo Kovacic on the 46th minute, Lovro Majer who got substituted by Luka Modric on the 72nd minute, Mislav Orsic, Nikola Vlasic who got substituted by Ante Budimir on the 62nd minute and Marko Livaja who got substituted by Andrej Kramaric on the 61st minute as starters, with Ante Budimir, Ivo Grbic, Josko Gvardiol, Kristijan Jakic, Josip Juranovic, Mateo Kovacic, Andrej Kramaric, Dominik Livakovic, Luka Modric, Ivan Perisic, Marin Pongracic and Borna Sosa on the bench.

Bulgaria's starting eleven were Svetoslav Vutsov, Edisson Jordanov, Andrea Hristov, Petko Hristov, Ivan Turitsov who got substituted by Miki Orachev on the 68th minute, Radoslav Kirilov who got substituted by Georgi Yomov on the 61st minute, Kristiyan Malinov who got substituted by Dominic Yankov on the 84th minute, Ivaylo Chochev who got substituted by Georgi Kostadinov on the 60th minute, Todor Nedelev who got substituted by Borislav Tsonev on the 84th minute, Kiril Despodov and Martin Minchev who got substituted by Atanas Iliev on the 46th minute, with Vasil Bozhikov, Spas Delev, Kristian Dimitrov, Ivan Dyulgerov, Ilian Ilianov Iliev, Atanas Iliev, Georgi Kostadinov, Nikolay Mihaylov, Miki Orachev, Borislav Tsonev, Dominic Yankov and Georgi Yomov on the bench.

Referee showed the yellow card 5 times throughout the game. Duje Caleta-Car, Kiril Despodov, Borna Barisic, Petko Hristov and Marin Pongracic were the ones to receive it.


Explore stats from Croatia vs Bulgaria on ScoreBat - we are updating the numbers on this page every second of the game.


Croatia and Bulgaria have met twice since October 2014. Croatia have won twice. The most recent match between them took place on October 10, 2015 at the QR, Group H of European Championship where Croatia won 3-0. Croatia have scored 4 goals in these 2 head-to-head matches in total while Bulgaria have scored 0. So, overall, Croatia have a better head-to-head record against Bulgaria in their recent history.

Recent Form

Croatia have played a draw with Slovenia in their previous match while Bulgaria are on a losing streak - they have lost to Qatar and Switzerland in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Croatia have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 6, while Bulgaria have won 4 of their last 20 matches, losing 10 and drawing 6.

Croatia have won 4 times (1-0 against Russia on 14th of November, 1-7 against Malta on 11th of November, 0-3 against Cyprus on 8th of October and 3-0 against Slovenia on 7th of September) and drew twice (1-1 against Slovenia on 26th of March and 2-2 against Slovakia on 11th of October) in their most recent 6 matches.

Bulgaria have won twice (2-1 against Northern Ireland on 12th of October and 4-1 against Georgia on 8th of September), lost 3 times (2-1 against Qatar on 26th of March, 4-0 against Switzerland on 15th of November and 3-1 against Lithuania on 9th of October) and drew once (1-1 against Ukraine on 11th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team Streaks

  • Croatia have gone 8 consecutive matches without a defeat.
  • Bulgaria have gone 6 consecutive matches without a clean sheet.

Video Highlights

We are adding goal videos and full video highlights of the match between Croatia and Bulgaria in real time. You can watch the goals by Kiril Despodov, Luka Modric and Andrej Kramaric as the videos of the goals are added usually minutes after the actual event if there are any official videos available. Full video highlights of Croatia - Bulgaria are being added as they become available on the official social media channels of the league or the teams.

Live Commentary

  1. FT
    Full Time
    Match ends. Croatia 2, Bulgaria 1.
  2. 88'
    Marin Pongracic is shown the yellow card.
  3. 85'
    Petko Hristov is shown the yellow card.
  4. 84'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Dominic Yankov replaces Kristiyan Malinov
  5. 84'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Borislav Tsonev replaces Todor Nedelev
  6. 80'
    2 - 1
    Andrej Kramaric scores for Croatia.
  7. 77'
    Borna Barisic is shown the yellow card.
  8. 76'
    1 - 1
    Luka Modric scores from the penalty spot for Croatia making the score 1 - 1.
  9. 72'
    Substitution for Croatia. Luka Modric replaces Lovro Majer
  10. 71'
    Second Yellow
    Kiril Despodov is shown the second yellow.
  11. 69'
    0 - 1
    Kiril Despodov scores for Bulgaria.
  12. 68'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Miki Orachev replaces Ivan Turitsov
  13. 65'
    Kiril Despodov is shown the yellow card.
  14. 63'
    Second Yellow
    Duje Caleta-Car is shown the second yellow.
  15. 62'
    Substitution for Croatia. Ante Budimir replaces Nikola Vlasic
  16. 61'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Georgi Yomov replaces Radoslav Kirilov
  17. 61'
    Substitution for Croatia. Andrej Kramaric replaces Marko Livaja
  18. 60'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Georgi Kostadinov replaces Ivaylo Chochev
  19. 2T
    Second half begins
  20. 46'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Atanas Iliev replaces Martin Minchev
  21. 46'
    Substitution for Croatia. Mateo Kovacic replaces Nikola Moro
  22. 46'
    Substitution for Croatia. Ivan Perisic replaces Domagoj Vida
  23. HT
    Half Time - 0 : 0
    First half ends.
  24. 33'
    Duje Caleta-Car is shown the yellow card.
  25. 27'
    Substitution for Croatia. Marin Pongracic replaces Mile Skoric
  26. 1T
    First half begins