Lineups are out for the final match of the day at the 2014 World Cup. Both Cameroon and Croatia suffered disappointing losses in their opening games, and will now play to keep their hopes of advancing alive.
Niko Kovač has made three changes from the lineup that lost to Brazil last week. Both Sime Vrsaljko and Mateo Kovacic have been dropped, in favor of Danijel Pranjić and Sammir respectively. Up front, Nikicia Jelavic is on the bench, replaced by Mario Manduzkic who returns from a one match red card suspension that kept him out of the opener.
Cameroon vs. Croatia preview
Cameroon is without Samuel Eto'o due to an injury, and has been replaced in the attack by Vincent Aboubakar. Head coach Volker Finke also made a change in the defense, moving Cédric Djeugoue to the bench and putting Joël Matip in at center back.
Cameroon (4-3-3): Charles Itandje; Benoît Assou-Ekotto, Nicolas N'Koulou, Joël Matip, Aurélien Chedjou; Alex Song, Stéphane Mbia, Eyong Enoh; Benjamin Moukandjo, Vincent Aboubakar, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting