Andrej Kramarić converted a 22' penalty kick for Hoffenheim in a 2-0 victory over Union Berlin Saturday. This is now Krama's third goal in the first five matches of the young Bundesliga season. Hoffenheim have impressed to start their German campaign; grabbing 12 points from a possible 15 thus far. Josip Juranović got the start for Union Berlin and lay the full 90 minutes. He … [Read more...] about The Weekend Water Cooler: Kramarić Scores From The Spot Again
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20 year-old Croatian striker prospect, Roko Šimić, is flying high to start his Champions League campaign with Red Bull Salzburg. Šimić earned MOTM honors with a penalty kick goal and assist in a 2-0 victory over Portuguese side Benfica. He did all this in 71 minutes as well. After a missed penalty kick attempt by teammate Karim Konate in the 3rd minute of the match, RB … [Read more...] about Roko Šimić MOTM With Goal, Assist In Champions League
The Daily Mail has reported that Ivan Perišić's season is over. The 34 year-old Croatia/Tottenham winger suffered a serious ACL (knee) injury during non-contact training this week. Because of that, his Spurs season is over. But what about Euro 2024? Euro 2024 was supposed to be the "Modrić/Perišić Farewell Tour" for the Vatreni in Germany next summer. Full recovery from a … [Read more...] about Perišić Season Over With ACL Injury…What Now For The Vatreni?
Not much action Tuesday during Champions League night #1 for the Croatians. Vatreni winger Luka Ivanušec had to be carried off the field in the 89th minute after twisting his ankle badly in the turf. The grimace on his face looked bad, alluding to a serious injury. However, reports out of Rotterdam are saying otherwise. "A setback for the Feyenoord team was Luka Ivanušec's … [Read more...] about Champions League: Ivanušec Carried Off With Ankle Injury
Andrej Kramarić scored in the 1st minute of Hoffenheim's 3-1 win over Koln on Saturday, cleaning up the the trash in front of a busy penalty box following a corner kick. Krama received an 8.1 FOTMOB rating as Hoffenheim sit only one point behind Bundesliga leaders, Bayer Leverkusen, after four matches. Watch Kramarić goal here. Ivan Perišić came on for Spurs in the 80' … [Read more...] about Croatians Around Europe 4: Krama, Ivanušec, Musa All Score; Perišić Saves Spurs At The Death
This past summer, it was all talk of the possibility of Tottenham and Croatia superstar Ivan Perišić joining Hajduk Split. Now it seems a different deal has between arranged between Hajduk and Tottenham. Luka Vušković, a 16 year-old talent in the making, looks to finally be heading out the door to North London-based Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs beat out the … [Read more...] about Luka Vušković To Tottenham: Hajduk’s Prodigy Out The Door?
Luka Modrić got his 1st start of the season and played 77 minutes in Real Madrid's 2-1 win over Getafe. He received a resounding 8.5/10 grade from MadridUniversal.com as "The Croatian wizard earned his first start of the season at the refurbished Santiago Bernabeu and wove his magic through Bordalas’ side. Modrić was at the centre of every Real Madrid chance and even came close … [Read more...] about Croatians Around Europe 3: Modrić with 8.5 Rating, Beljo & Frigan Score Again, Šimić w/ 2 Goals
Borna Sosa is leaving the Bundesliga and taking his talents to Amsterdam. The Croatian left-back has signed a deal with Dutch club, Ajax, until the summer of 2028. He will join fellow Croatian defenders Josip Šutalo and Jakov Medić in Amsterdam. 75% of Ajax’s back line this season will be made up of Croatians. Sosa appeared for Stuttgart in 105 Bundesliga appearances since … [Read more...] about Official: Sosa Signs With Ajax
Andrej Kramarić earned MOTM honors Saturday (8.7 rating from FOTMOB) in Hoffenheim's 3-2 victory over newly promoted Bundesliga club, Heidenheim. Krama played the full 90 minutes and scored the winner from the penalty spot in the 90th minute to earn Hoffenheim three points; chipping the ball cooly right down the middle of frame. Krama is now five Bundesliga goals away from … [Read more...] about Croatians Around Europe 2: Krama Nets Winner, Frigan On The Board In Belgium, Musa Scores, Rakitić Wunder-gol Taken Back