Dinamo Zagreb has exploded out of the gates to start the 2008-09 season. They have earned maximum points in 3 games in the Croatian Prva Liga and have an undefeated record in the first 2 rounds of Champion's League qualifying. The real test begins tomorrow when Dinamo takes on Ukrainian champs, Shakhtar Donetsk. The meeting kicks off the 3rd qualifying round for both … [Read more...] about CAN DINAMO STAY PERFECT???
Croatia Sesvete [0-1]Dinamo Zagreb Cibalia Vinkovci [2-0]HNK Šibenik Inter Zaprešić [2-2] NK Rijeka NK Zadar[2-2] NK Osijek Varteks Varaždin [2-3] Slaven Belupo NK Zagreb [3-0] Hajduk Split … [Read more...] about 3RD ROUND HNL RESULTS
Domžale needed a miraculous win in Zagreb Wednesday night if they were going to keep their Champion's League campaign alive. Well, they didn't quite make it. Dinamo easily took care of the Slovenian side, 3-2, and wins the two-legged series 6-2 on aggregate. Goals by captain Igor Bišćan (17'), former Hajduk star Mirko Hrgović (50') and Dino Drpić (83') were enough for the one … [Read more...] about DINAMO OFF TO FACE SHAKHTAR
UEFA has has released the schedule for the Champion's League 3rd qualifying round games as well as the Uefa Cup 2nd qualifying round matches. Hajduk Split has been paired up with Deportivo, who last year finished 9th in the Spanish La Liga. Slaven Belupo will match wits with Aris Thessaloniki of the Greek Super League. Aris finished 4th last year in their respected league. Both … [Read more...] about UEFA SCHEDULE RELEASED
Dinamo Zagreb and Domžale have a knack of meeting in the UEFA Champion's League 2nd qualifying round; and for the second straight year, Dinamo showed their superiority once again. Dinamo started off hot and only needed one half of soccer to get the away result they were looking for. Ivica Vrdoljak opened up the scoring with a goal in the 11th minute. Shortly after, … [Read more...] about DINAMO DOMINATE DOMŽALE
The 2008-2009 Croatian Prva Liga season kicked off Sunday without a hitch. Newly promoted club, Croatia Sesvete, showed promise with a 1-1 draw versus NK Osijek in their first ever 1st League (Prva Liga) game. Sesvete will be playing their home games at Kamen Ingrad Stadium in Velika this season due to their usual stadium, Stadion SRC Sesvete, not meeting Croatian Prva Liga … [Read more...] about …AND THEY’RE OFF!!!
For the second consecutive season, Dinamo Zagreb will face off against Domžale (Slovenia) in the UEFA Champion's League 2nd qualifying round. Last year Dinamo easily dismissed the Slovenian champs 5-2 on aggregate. This year, they will of course be without phenom midfielder, Luka Modrić. Dinamo secured a spot in the 2nd qualifying round by holding Linfield to a 1-1 draw … [Read more...] about DINAMO CRUISES INTO NEXT ROUND
Dinamo Zagreb play Linfield (Northern Ireland) today at Maksimir Stadium in Zagreb in the return leg of their UEFA Champion's League 1st qualifying round affair. When the two teams clashed in Northern Ireland a week ago, Dinamo easily collected a 2-0 win with goals by Croatian international, Marijo Mandžukić, and Dino Drpić. Dinamo will qualify for the next round as long … [Read more...] about DINAMO FACE-OFF VS. LINFIELD AT MAKSIMIR
Ante Rukavina will not be playing for Hajduk Split this season. The 22-year old striker has been sold to Greek club, Panathinaikos FC, for a reported 2.8 million euros. Rukavina scored 10 goals in 28 games for Hajduk since 2007. He was the alleged savior for the club but it looks like the pressure got to him. We all know that Hajduk has been falling in stature in the last few … [Read more...] about RUKAVINA HEADING SOUTH