Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has named a strong squad for the upcoming friendlies in Asia, with Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie named alongside the recalled Erik Pieters and John Heitinga.
Croatia moved into fourth place in the latest FIFA World Ranking as Spain led an unchanged top three ahead of Germany and Argentina.
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie scored two goals as Netherlands beat Romania 4-0 at the Amsterdam ArenA, to overtake the legendary Johan Cruyff.
Holland midfielder Wesley Sneijder has been ruled out of Tuesday's World Cup
Wesley Sneijder is expected to miss the Netherlands' World Cup qualifier against Romania on Tuesday after limping out of their 3-0 victory against Estonia on Friday night.
Jonathan de Guzman is aiming to extend his stay at Swansea beyond the end of the season in the hope of establishing himself in the Netherlands national side.
Stand-in Netherlands skipper Dirk Kuyt has said Wesley Sneijder is the team's "undisputed captain" as he returns to the squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Estonia and Romania.
Wesley Sneijder has been recalled to the Netherlands squad after a six-month absence.
England have moved up to fourth in the FIFA World Rankings after their friendly 2-1 victory over Brazil last week.
Wesley Sneijder, Rafael van der Vaart and Arjen Robben have all been left out of the Netherlands squad to face Italy.