Football Italiano can reveal that the two sides will meet again on Wednesday night at the Santiago Bernabeu in a second leg.
It’s a match that will see the two teams meet in a friendly for the first time in 25 years and will be watched by over 100,000 people at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, according to a source familiar with the match.
The two sides have met once before in an official friendly in 2000 and then again a few years later in a match against Italy.
The game will be played at 8pm local time, on Wednesday, September 6, after the European Championship qualifiers.
Italy have won all their matches against Croatia, having defeated the visitors in the last five matches.