Croatia national football team results – 1940s

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This is a list of football (soccer) games played by the Croatia national football team between 1940 and 1944.

List of matches[edit]

As Banovina of Croatia[edit]

Banovina of Croatia was formed in August 1939 as a province of Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Although it was not recognised by FIFA, a team representing the province played four international matches between April and December 1940. Croatia score always listed first.

M Date Venue Opponent Score Result Tournament Croatia scorers
1 2 April 1940 Stadion Koturaška, Zagreb   Switzerland 4 – 0 W Friendly Matekalo, Cimermančić (2), Lešnik
2 21 April 1940 Bern   Switzerland 1 – 0 W Friendly Jazbec
3 2 May 1940 Stadion Üllői Út, Budapest  Hungary 0 – 1 L Friendly
4 8 December 1940 Zagreb  Hungary 1 – 1 D Friendly Đanić

As Independent State of Croatia[edit]

Following the Axis invasion of Yugoslavia and the proclamation of the Independent State of Croatia (NDH) in April 1941, the newly established puppet state was admitted to FIFA on 17 July 1941. It went on to play 15 international matches during World War II, all of them friendlies against other Axis countries or their allies.

M Date Venue Opponent Score Result Tournament Croatia scorers
5 15 June 1941 Vienna  Germany 1 – 5 L Friendly Wölfl
6 8 September 1941 Bratislava  Slovakia 1 – 1 D Friendly Beda
7 28 September 1941 Stadion Građanski, Zagreb  Slovakia 5 – 2 W Friendly Pavletić (2), Wölfl (2), Pleše
8 18 January 1942 Zagreb  Germany 0 – 2 L Friendly
9 5 April 1942 Stadio Luigi Ferraris, Genoa  Italy 0 – 4 L Friendly
10 13 April 1942 Stadion Concordia, Zagreb  Bulgaria 6 – 0 W Friendly Kacian, Wölfl (2), Cimermančić, Pleše, Antolković
11 7 June 1942 Bratislava  Slovakia 2 – 1 W Friendly Cimermančić (2)
12 14 June 1942 Budapest  Hungary 1 – 1 D Friendly Pleše
13 8 September 1942 Zagreb  Slovakia 6 – 1 W Friendly Wölfl, Lešnik (3), Antolković, Cimermančić
14 11 October 1942 Bucharest  Romania 2 – 2 D Friendly Cimermančić, Wölfl
15 1 November 1942 Stuttgart  Germany 1 – 5 L Friendly Wölfl
16 4 April 1943 Zürich   Switzerland 0 – 1 L Friendly
17 10 April 1943 Zagreb  Slovakia 1 – 0 W Friendly Antolković
18 6 June 1943 Bratislava  Slovakia 3 – 1 W Friendly Kokotović (2), Wölfl
19 9 April 1944 Stadion Građanski, Zagreb  Slovakia 7 – 3 W Friendly Wölfl (3), Lokošek, Cimermančić, Lešnik (2)

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