Tomorrow at 3 p.m. EST, Croatian juggernauts Dinamo Zagreb face off with Norwegian champions Bodo/Glimt. Much uncertainty surrounds this year's Dinamo squad as they have loads of depth and some new talented additions in Martin Baturina, Boško Šutalo and Josip Drmić, to name a few, however, former National Team coach Ante Čačić has yet to put together a true starting XI. … [Read more...] about Dinamo Lose 1-0 To Bodo/Glimt In 1st Leg Of UCL Playoff
Baturina Shines As Dinamo Thrash Hajduk 4-1, Hajduk Insider Shares His ThoughtsBy 24 Comments
Another exciting edition of the Eternal Derby is in the books! Statistically, Dinamo absolutely dominated the first half of the match with 9 shots and 73% ball possession. Baturina, Ademi, and Špikić created chances from every angle of the pitch, but Petković again struggled to find the back of the net. Hajduk took advantage of Dinamo's poor finishing in the 45+2', as Jani … [Read more...] about Baturina Shines As Dinamo Thrash Hajduk 4-1, Hajduk Insider Shares His Thoughts
The Current State Of Croatian Football: Good, Bad, OK???By 40 Comments
As a whole, how is Croatian football doing top to bottom the past few years? I'm not just talking about the Vatreni on the international side of things, but I'm including the entire HNL as well as HNL clubs playing in Europe. Across the board, is Croatian football meeting expectations, exceeding expectations, or not meeting expectations at all for you? Let's start with Luka … [Read more...] about The Current State Of Croatian Football: Good, Bad, OK???
Dinamo Crush Ludogorets 6-3 (agg.) To Advance To The Final Round Of Champions League Qualifying!By 32 Comments
LIVE: Dinamo 4 - 2 Ludogorets (6-3) 12' - GOAAAAAAAL! Josip Drmić finds the back of the net with a wonderful header. 1-0 Dinamo, 3-1 on aggregate! 16' - RED CARD FOR LUDOGORETS! Dinamo will have a one-man advantage for the rest of the match. 27' - GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAL! Mislav Oršić coverts the penalty! 2-0 Dinamo, 4-1 on aggregate! 44' - GOAAAAAAAL! Mislav Oršić scores … [Read more...] about Dinamo Crush Ludogorets 6-3 (agg.) To Advance To The Final Round Of Champions League Qualifying!
Markus, CroatiaU14, Graninho Predict The 2022/23 HNL Season!By 13 Comments
Last season was a great one for the HNL. We saw Hajduk, for the first time in half a decade, put pressure atop the Croatian table. Osijek continued to impress as a top-three club under Bjelica’s management. But in the end, mighty Dinamo clinched yet another HNL championship. But what was different this time around is that Croatians around the globe got to witness an exciting … [Read more...] about Markus, CroatiaU14, Graninho Predict The 2022/23 HNL Season!
This Is Why Livaković Shouldn’t Be Within 1,000 Miles Of QatarBy 27 Comments
Am I a fan of Dominik Livaković? Absolutely not. How is he still the #1 Croatian option between the pipes? I have zero idea. His confidence and positioning lacks in the box. He makes countless errors. Every time a cross comes his way, my blood pressure rises. He's just not a good goalkeeper. Simple as that. And because of that, Zlatko Dalić will need to come up with a better … [Read more...] about This Is Why Livaković Shouldn’t Be Within 1,000 Miles Of Qatar
UCL Qualifiers: Dinamo Escape First Leg With 2-1 Victory Over LudogoretsBy 41 Comments
FULL TIME: Dinamo Zagreb 2-1 Ludogorets 6' - GOAAAL! Dinamo Zagreb strike first! Center-back Dino Perić volleys into the bottom left corner! 1-0. 9' - GOAAAL! Dinamo double their lead thanks to an own goal! 2-0. 22' - Goal for Ludogorets. Tekpetey beats Livaković from a tough angle. 2-1. 45 + 1' - HUGE save from Livaković. Ludogorets nearly found their equalizer on … [Read more...] about UCL Qualifiers: Dinamo Escape First Leg With 2-1 Victory Over Ludogorets
Dinamo Zagreb Through To Next CL Qualifying Round After 1-0 Win Over ShkupiBy 75 Comments
Dinamo Zagreb did what they had to Tuesday night in Macedonia and pulled off a 1-0 clean sheet victory to move onto the next round of Champions League qualifying. They will meet Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad next week before heading back to Zagreb for the return leg. Ademi scored the lone goal of the match on a half open goal from the middle of the box. … [Read more...] about Dinamo Zagreb Through To Next CL Qualifying Round After 1-0 Win Over Shkupi
UCL Qualifying: Livaković At Fault As Dinamo Draw Shkupi 2-2 At MaksimirBy 68 Comments
25' - GOAL for Shkupi: Queven beats Livaković 1-on-1 after a defensive blunder by Kevin Theophile-Catherine and Josip Mišić. 1-0 for the visitors. 44' - GOAAAAAAL DINAMO! Arijan Ademi's perfect header finds the back of the net! We are even at Maksimir, 1-1. 86' - GOAAAAAAL DINAMO! Petković gives Dinamo the lead after a broken play inside the box! 2-1 for the hosts. 89' … [Read more...] about UCL Qualifying: Livaković At Fault As Dinamo Draw Shkupi 2-2 At Maksimir