Dinamo Zagreb couldn't find the back of the net in 180 minutes against Moldovan champions Sheriff Tiraspol and will now be headed to the Europa League group stage because of it. Through both matches, Dinamo's finishing in the final third was mediocre and never shook a Sheriff side that decided to bunker at Maksimir Wednesday night, protecting a 3-0 1st leg win. Dinamo … [Read more...] about Dinamo Can’t Figure Out Sheriff, Headed To Europa League
Luka Modrić ruled out on Sunday with a thigh injury as Real Madrid draw Levante 3-3 Mateo Kovačić plays 72 minutes as Chelsea defeat Arsenal 2-0 Andrej Kramarić with a beautiful 'through ball' assist as Hoffenheim draw Union Berlin 2-2 Ivan Perišić, Marcelo Brozović both got the start for Inter in a 4-0 win over Genoa Josip Brekalo comes off the bench to assist on … [Read more...] about Croatians Around Europe I: Brekalo Assists On Game Winner, Krama Assists Too
Dinamo Zagreb are 180 minutes away from returning to Champions League football. In their way - Moldovan champions Sheriff Tiraspol. After a fantastic Europa League campaign last year where they made it all the way to the quarterfinals - defeating Tottenham Hotspur before being bounced by eventual champions Villareal - this Dinamo side only sold Joško Gvardiol (RB Leipzig) … [Read more...] about Dinamo Get Crushed By Sheriff 3-0 In Champions League
The English, Spanish, French, and German leagues kickoff this weekend! Here are your headlines: Luka Modrić assists as Real Madrid defeat Deportivo Alaves 4-1 Saturday Mateo Kovačić assists in Chelsea's 3-0 win over Crystal Palace Saturday Andrej Kramarić records 3 assists on Saturday as Hoffenheim beat Augsburg 4-0 21 year-old Josip Stanišić got the start for … [Read more...] about The Weekend Water Cooler: And It Begins!
Croatia medalled eight times during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo with 3 Golds, 3 Silvers, and 2 Bronze. It’s the second most successful games for Croatia with the least amount of athletes they ever had take part. Per CroatiaWeek, Croatia had the fewest amount of athletes in its history in Tokyo with 58 (38 men and 20 women) in 15 different … [Read more...] about Croatia Ends Tokyo Olympics With 8 Medals, 2nd Most In History
As far as men's team sports go for Croatia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Barracudas were our only shot. Basketball. Didn't qualify. Handball. Didn't qualify. Soccer. Didn't qualify. After a 3-2 record in group play - losing to Australia and Spain while beating Serbia, Montenegro, and Kazakhstan - the Croatian water polo team will now face off against reigning … [Read more...] about Barracudas Out, Croatia Loses 15-11 To Hungary In Olympic Quarters
It will happen at some point down the road, but will it happen in 2021? We are very close to seeing Dinamo Zagreb and Serbia's Crvena Zvezda (Red Star Belgrade) go toe-to-toe for the first time since 1991. It can happen in the Playoff Round of Champions League qualifying this season IF both teams go through in the next round. Dinamo will get through if they beat Polish … [Read more...] about Will Dinamo Dance With Crvena Zvezda?
At the halfway point of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, Team Croatia has already crushed all expectations, accumulating seven total medals: 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze. On Saturday, the Croatian water polo team beat Serbia 14-12 to clinch a spot in the quarterfinal round with one more group stage game to play against top side, Spain, on August 2nd. The win over Serbia comes … [Read more...] about Croatia Crushing 2020 Tokyo Olympics With 7 Medals, 3 Gold
Yes, yes. I know. It's a meaningless pre-season friendly. And I would agree with you 90% of the time. But I'm going to leave this right here for all of you. We've said it once on CroatianSports and we'll say it a thousand more times: "Luka Sučić is going to be a rockstar!" And little things like these - at the age of 18 - will only build his confidence moving forward. … [Read more...] about Sučić Shines In Atletico Madrid Friendly