The Croatian coach, Zlatko Dalic, has decided that the Madridista and Croatian international Luka Modric must rest tomorrow. Tuesday, so he will not play in the qualifying match for the World Cup against Malta in Rijeka. The Croatian portal Index reported on Monday.
Modric will not play the Croatia-Malta match
He played 180 minutes in the previous two matches, against Slovenia (Croatia lost 1-0) and Cyprus (won 1-0).
In that last match, played on Saturday. The famous midfielder set a record among Croatian internationals. Having played 135 times with the national team since he began to wear the rojiblanco color in March 2006.