After finishing second in their group, Croatia face a play-off to book their ticket for Russia. Their opponents will be Greece. Danijel Subasic is set to meet up with his former AS Monaco teammates, Tziolis and Tzavellas, in this crucial double-header. The first leg will be played on 9 November in Croatia, with the second leg in Greece on 14 November.
THE EUROPE ZONE PLAY-OFFS
- Northern Ireland - Switzerland
- Croatia - Greece
- Denmark - Republic of Ireland
- Sweden - Italy
The Monegasque striker has been called up by Senegal manager Aliou Cissé for the two games against South Africa (on 10 and 14 November).
The Teranga Lions are top of their qualifying group for the 2018 World Cup with eight points, having played a game less than Burkina Faso (6 points) and Cape Verde (6 points). Senegal need just two more points to secure their place in Russia.