Posted on December 16, 2013 at 11:59 AM
Mandzukic will miss Croatia's opening World Cup match against Brazil on June 12 due to the red card he received during the second leg of their playoff matchup with Iceland, the Associated Press reports.
ROTOWIRE FANTASY ANALYSIS
Mandzukic is a very important part of the Croatian attack, which will obviously be needed against one of the tournament's favorites. The Bayern Munich striker is in solid form this season in the Bundesliga and the Champions League, and he will be one to watch for in June.