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It was a long way from the World Cup semifinal contested by the two sides in July; Croatia and England's latest clash was odd from start to finish.
Croatia and England drew 0-0 in the UEFA Nations League as a surreal match in front of an empty stadium in Rijeka produced only a few chances.
"It will be tough," Modric said. "It's a strange environment for both teams, playing in front of an empty stadium."
Local media reported that the reason the court had rejected the false testimony charge was that it had been 'premature.'
Croatia's football federation says its leaders were not involved in suspected touting of World Cup final tickets.
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren was charged by the Croatia state attorney's office with false testimony in a trial against Dinamo Zagreb.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is on the shortlist for the award, with other contenders including Liverpool's Mohamed Salah.
Croatia could do little to stop the Spanish onslaught as the World Cup finalists suffered their worst ever defeat in team history.
Modric won the Champions League with Real Madrid last season and helped Croatia reach the World Cup final, where they lost to France.
Portugal defender Pepe celebrated his 100th cap by heading the equaliser to give his side a 1-1 draw against World Cup runners-up Croatia.
Yuri Cortez was knocked off his stool and engulfed by a muddle of Croatian players after Mario Mandzukic scored against England in the semifinals.
Zlatko Dalic was asked his opinion on Cristiano Ronaldo's absence when Luka Modric was named UEFA's Player of the Year in Monaco.
AC Milan and Croatia defender Ivan Strinic will take an unspecified break from football after he was diagnosed with a heart condition.
Danijel Subasic is retiring from international football, becoming the third Croatia player to leave the national team since the World Cup final.
Mario Mandzukic quits as Croatia's second leading marksman behind Davor Suker, having helped his country reach a first World Cup final.
Kalinic was sent home by national coach Zlatko Dalic after refusing to come on as a substitute during the team's opening game against Nigeria.