Croatia's Luka Modric scores their second goal REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Five European countries have lifted the World Cup in the tournament's 88-year history, all of them from the West.Dalic was responding to the direct question: Can Croatia win this World Cup?CHANCEThis could be the best chance for Modric, Rakitic and Mandzukic to win a World Cup.Modric is 32, Rakitic 30 and Mandzukic is also 32 .Croatia's 2018 team, no matter how good, still operate in the shadow of the 1998 squad, who reached the semifinals in France on the country's World Cup debut. That was the only time before this year that Croatia made it past the group stage at the World Cup.Hareide's team are unbeaten in their last 18 games stretching back to October 2016 .REMARKABLE RETURNDefensive midfielder William Kvist, who punctured a lung and broke two ribs in Denmark's opening game at the World Cup against Peru two weeks ago, could return to the lineup against Croatia.
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