Croatian coach Zlatko Dalic said that they expect a tough match against tournament hosts Russia while speaking at a press conference in Sochi on Monday. «The entire country is supporting them. The stadium will be 90-95 percent Russian fans, which will not be easy for us,» said Dalic. «It will not be easy at all. They [Russia] proved it by passing the group stage and beating Spain. A difficult... Еще match, difficult task awaits us again. We will see,» he stated. He also said that teams which did not rely purely on individual talent but rather a combined work ethic were also the most likely to succeed. Croatia will face Russia in the quarter-finals in Sochi on July 7.