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!
Another fascinating weekend of the 2021-22 Prva Liga season is in the books! The round featured a shocking defeat for Dinamo, clutch performances from Hajduk's youngsters, and another demolishing display from Osijek. A solid 10 goals were scored in the five matches played this weekend, along with four shutouts thanks to some impressive defensive performances. Slaven Belupo … [Read more...] about HNL Week 15: Hajduk Handles Dragovoljac, Lokomotiva Shock Dinamo
HNL’s matchday 13 contests have been a bit of a snoozefest, unless you’re into great defensive displays. Every single team in the league had trouble finding the back of the net this week, however, they were all great at shutting down their opponents. A shout out to some of the goalkeepers this week is deserved as Ivan Čović, Marko Malenica, Zvonimir Šubarić, Dominik Kotarski, … [Read more...] about HNL Week 13: Only 7 Goals Are Scored, Hajduk Are Held to a Frustrating Draw at Poljud, Osijek Skim by Dragovoljac
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
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
MARKUS' TAKE HAJDUK After a good end to the season last year, Hajduk managed a 4th place finish, one point below Rijeka. This year they compete for a spot in the Europa Conference League group stage with a relatively easy draw. Expect to see some European football, Hajduk fans! This squad is the most exciting the Bili have seen in years, however, there are some … [Read more...] about Markus & CroatiaU14 Break Down Expectations For The 2021-22 HNL Season
There's too much to unpack in one post, but after a prolonged absence, one might look at the current HNL table and wonder what happened in 2020. It helps to summarize it in each team's recent form; Dinamo may still top the table, but have recently lost to NHL Sibenik and tp Rijeka and are tied with Osijek on points for the top spot. Osijek have been using their secret weapon, … [Read more...] about HNL Race Is On Fire
Although the scoreline read 3-1 in Dinamo Zagreb's favor Wednesday night in a victory over Hajduk, the Croatian champions have plenty to gripe about. Within 10 minutes of each other the 1st half, Dinamo should have easily received two penalty kicks. Instead, nothing was called and play went on. Oršić scored a wunder-gol in the 16' and bagged the brace two minutes later. … [Read more...] about Does Dinamo Have A Case With Two Missed Penalty Calls?
Slaven Belupo was the last remaining winless club after six weeks of play, but that changed on the seventh try when the Pharmacists hosted NK Istra 1961. Slaven dealt Istra a 5-1 blow to kick off the match week on Friday. Two goals from Tomislav Božić, and a goal a piece from the ageless Ivan Krstanović, Nemanja Glavčić and Martin Boakye were more than enough to seal … [Read more...] about HNL Week 8 Update: Dinamo Cruising, Hajduk Fall