Bayern Munich II’s 17 year-old Croatian Gabriel Vidović is on fire! Vidović scored a brilliant goal Tuesday night for Bayern II in a 1-1 draw against Bayreuth. The teenage attacking midfielder now has nine goals and seven assists in 15 matches for his side. According to Kicker, a popular German media outlet, Vidović has impressed Bayern Munich’s staff with his performances this … [Read more...] about Gabriel Vidović: Bayern Munich’s Newest Gem
Another exciting weekend of the Prva Liga is in the books! Round 12 of the 2021-22 season gave us 16 goals and an instant classic between Dinamo Zagreb and Rijeka. The weekend saw two surprising comebacks from Dinamo and Hrvatski Dragovoljac, and a surprising result in the Dalmatinski Derbi between Hajduk Split and Šibenik. Last-placed Hrvatski Dragovoljac hosted … [Read more...] about HNL Week 12: Dinamo Draws Rijeka In Dramatic Fashion, Hajduk Falls Short To Šibenik
Croatia’s STACKED Under-21 side crushed Azerbaijan 5-1 in U21 Euro Qualifiers Tuesday night, led by a hat-trick from 18 year-old wunderkind Roko Šimić. Croatia remains perfect in Group A of the qualifying campaign, sitting in 1st place with 12 points from a perfect record of 4-0-0. The Mladi Vatreni also have an outstanding goal differential of +9 in their four matches … [Read more...] about Mladi Vatreni Win Again; Roko Šimić On Absolute Fire!
Round 11 of the 2021-22 Prva Liga season was nothing short of exciting. 25 goals were scored in the 5 matches played during the weekend, including Dinamo Zagreb’s 8-0 blowout over last place Hrvatski Dragovoljac and Rijeka’s thrilling 6-3 victory over Istra 1961. Sitting in 7th place, Šibenik hosted 5th placed Gorica to open the round. Gorica’s 20 year-old Croatian … [Read more...] about HNL Week 11: Dinamo Win BIG
The Alen Halilović hype-train has left the station! Again. The 25 year-old is already becoming a Reading fan favorite, scoring once and assisting twice in his first four starts for the club, which is currently in the English 2nd Division. Halilović scored the game-winning goal against Middlesbrough on Saturday, and was the highest rated player on the pitch. Halilović has … [Read more...] about Halilović Scores Winner, Can He Climb The Ladder Back To The Croatian National Team?
Overall, it was a very successful week for Croatians in European play. The week began with a “passing of the torch” moment between Vatreni legend Ivan Rakitić and 19 year-old future star Luka Sučić. In the 21st minute of their matchup, Sučić converted a penalty to give Red Bull Salzburg a 1-0 lead over Sevilla. Although Sučić missed another penalty opportunity later in the … [Read more...] about Croatians Around CL/Europa League: Week 1
Dinamo Zagreb take on England’s West Ham United today at 12:45 ET to open their 2021-22 Europa League campaign. Coming off a legendary run all the way to the Europa League quarterfinals last season, Dinamo hope to exceed their expectations once again, this time without the likes of Lovro Majer, Joško Gvardiol, and Kristijan Jakić, due to their summer transfers. Dinamo should be … [Read more...] about West Ham Defeat Error Ridden Dinamo 2-0 At Maksimir
After comfortably beating Azerbaijan 2-0 in their opening match of U21 Euro Qualifiers last week, the Mladi Vatreni face Finland Tuesday evening with the hope of becoming Group A’s 1st place team. Croatia is currently tied with Norway and Finland at the top of the table, all with three points. Salzburg duo Luka Sučić and Roko Šimić led the squad to victory over Azerbaijan in … [Read more...] about Croatia U21s Beat Finland 2-0 With Late 2nd Half Goals
Croatia’s U21 squad has been announced for their upcoming matches against Azerbaijan and Finland September 2nd and 7th - and it is absolutely stacked! Although it's a relatively inexperienced squad, players on the team sheet such as Luka Sučić, Stipe Biuk, Mario Vušković, and Martin Baturina, are all projected to be starters for the Croatian senior side one day. Bayern … [Read more...] about September’s U21 Croatia Side Is Absolutely STACKED!