Ivan Periši has said Croatia will beat Nigeria when both teams face off on Saturday in a 2018 World Cup Group D clash.
The Inter Milan star, speaking ahead of the clash, admitted that it would be hard to face the West Africans.
According to him, a victory over Nigeria will give them confidence in the competition.
“The victory would give us confidence and it would be easier for us to continue the competition,’’ Periši said at a press conference.
“We respect Nigeria, who regularly qualifies for big competitions, but it’s all up to us and so we will set up on the ground.’’