Perisic is joined in the squad by familiar names like Luka Modric, Ante Rebic, and Ivan Rakitic. Six players from Croatia’s U21 team were named to a “standby” list in case they are needed to be called up.
The match against Slovakia will take place on September 6 in Trnava. Azerbaijan will host Croatia on September 9 in Baku.
Summer break is ending and the Vatreni are getting back on the pitch in 3...2...1...— HNS (@HNS_CFF) August 19, 2019
⬇ Croatia squad list for the @EuroQualifiers matches against Slovakia and Azerbaijan #BeProud #Family pic.twitter.com/poC7h6McgT
Goalkeepers: Lovre Kalinic, Dominik Livakovic, Simon Sluga
Defenders: Domagoj Vida, Dejan Lovren, Tin Jedvaj, Matej Mitrovic, Borna Barisic, Karlo Bartolec, Mile Skoric, Dario Melnjak
Midfielders: Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic, Mateo Kovacic, Milan Badelj, Marcelo Brozovic, Mario Pasalic, Nikola Vlasic
Forwards: Ivan Perisic, Ante Rebic, Josip Brekalo, Bruno Petković, Mislav Orsic
Stand-By: Andrej Kramaric, Marko Rog, Filip Benkovic, Mijo Caktas, Josip Juranovic, Antonio Mirko Colak