5. Borna Barišić - Rangers F.C. The second half of 2021 was very rough for 29 year-old left-back Borna Barišić. After scoring five goals and assisting 14 times in 50 appearances last season, Barišić was finally becoming a solidified starter for the Vatreni. Since then, however, Barišić has only assisted twice in 22 matches and lost his starting spot for Croatia to 23 … [Read more...] about Top 5 Croatian Transfers That Must Happen This Winter
Mateo Kovačić is FINALLY back in action after dealing with a hamstring injury and COVID-19 that kept him sidelined for almost two months. Before sustaining his injury, Kovačić had the second most assists in the Premier League and was a huge reason why Chelsea sat in first place in England's top flight. Kovačić was also averaging a fantastic 7.54 SofaScore rating in the Premier … [Read more...] about Mateo Kovačić: Chelsea’s Most Important Player
Dinamo Zagreb defeat West Ham United 1-0 behind an INCREDIBLE Mislav Oršić wundergol! The man has been an absolute London-killer in 2021; scoring a hat trick against Tottenham Hotspur in March to bounce the North London club out of Europa League. Dinamo can now play Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla (to name a few top clubs) in the Europa League playoff round next year … [Read more...] about Dinamo Defeat West Ham 1-0 Behind Incredible Oršić Wundergol!
After suffering a hamstring injury in late October, Mateo Kovačić is back in full training for Chelsea. Chelsea have dropped points against West Ham, Burnley, and Manchester United since Kovačić sustained his injury, and are in dire need of the midfielder's presence as they continue to push for the Premier League title this season. Before his injury, Mateo Kovačić was … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Mateo Kovačić Is Back! And Then He Gets COVID
Oh boy, Hajduk Split is looking good! Led by another fantastic performance from Marko Livaja, Hajduk Split embarrassed Dinamo Zagreb at Stadion Maksimir on Sunday night, 2-0. Hajduk's victory extends their winning streak to five matches, as they continue to climb the Prva Liga table and advance deeper into the Croatian Cup. The Bili now sit two points ahead of Dinamo and … [Read more...] about HNL Week 18: Hajduk Steamrolls Through Dinamo At Maksimir To Set Up Intense Title Race
Marko Pjaca got the start for Torino Friday night and scored the second goal of the game in the 15' to give his side a 2-0 lead. Pjaca came up across the 18-yard box and bagged a perfect shot inside the right post. He was taken off in the 35' as Torino went down to 10 men. The game would end in a 2-2 draw but it's great to see Pjaca on the scoresheet once again after two … [Read more...] about Croatians Around Europe XIII: Pjaca Bags Goal For Torino, Majer Records Hat Trick Of Assists
Mario Pašalić is currently Europe's best midfielder. After netting a hat trick for Atalanta in their 4-0 thrashing of Venezia on Tuesday, Pašalić now has more goal contributions than any other midfielder in Europe's top five leagues this season. In only 15 matches played, the 26 year-old has seven goals and five assists, exceeding all expectations set for him at the … [Read more...] about Mario Pašalić Is The Best Midfielder In Europe Right Now…Seriously
Another breathtaking round of Prva Liga football is in the books! In one of the most entertaining matches of the season, Hajduk Split shocked Rijeka in the Adriatic Derby in dramatic fashion. The one-and-only Marko Livaja opened the scoreline for Hajduk in the 45th minute, slamming the ball into the roof of the net from the corner of the six-yard box. Hajduk's lead did not … [Read more...] about HNL Week 16: Hajduk Stun Rijeka In The 8th Minute Of Added Time!
Croatia's U-21 squad took care of business in Austria on Tuesday night in convincing fashion! In what was projected to be their toughest match of U-21 Euro Qualifying (away at Austria), the Mladi Vatreni defeated Austria's U-21s 3-1. 18 year-old star Lukas Kačavenda opened the scoreline for Croatia in the 14th minute, hitting a rocket from 25 yards out into the upper corner. … [Read more...] about Mladi Vatreni Roll Through Austria To Remain Perfect In Under-21 Euro Qualifying