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
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???
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!
Finally, HNL football is back in our lives! Reigning champions Dinamo Zagreb kicked their season off with a 3-2 comeback victory over crosstown rivals Lokomotiva Zagreb at Maksimir. By the 22nd minute, the hosts already found themselves 2-0 down but were instantly saved by first-half substitute Josip Drmić. Drmić, in his first ever league match for Dinamo, scored twice … [Read more...] about HNL Week 1: Dinamo & Hajduk Begin Hot, Beljo Shines For Osijek
After beating Šibenik 2-0 at Stadion Šubićevac, Dinamo have been crowned Prva Liga champions for the 23rd time in club history. A tidy finish by Marko Tolić in the 40th minute followed by a magnificent free kick by Petar Bočkaj sealed the league with only one match round to go. If Dinamo had dropped any points to Šibenik on Sunday, their final match of the season, Hajduk at … [Read more...] about Dinamo Defeats Šibenik 2-0 To Capture Their 23rd Prva Liga Title
For a split second, things were looking very shaky for Dinamo in their campaign for Prva Liga gold. Hajduk stunned them at Poljud, and Osijek sat only two points behind them in the league table. Dinamo went on to fire their manager, Zeljko Kopić, and replace him with the notorious Ante Čačić. Everything was falling apart for the club at the worst time possible. However, this … [Read more...] about HNL: Hajduk & Osijek Drop Points, Dinamo One Step Closer To Another Trophy
Hajduk did the unthinkable. They beat Dinamo Zagreb in an important match. Let me repeat that one more time. Hajduk beat Dinamo in an important match. Crazy, I know! (And this is coming from a Hajdukovac) With only five matches remaining in the HNL season, Hajduk Split just shook up the title race in Croatia Wednesday night in front of a packed Stadion Poljud. After a … [Read more...] about Hajduk Shakes Up HNL Title Race With 1-0 Win Over Dinamo
Dinamo Dinamo’s latest match was a 0-0 deadlock in the Eternal Derby held in Poljud. The Croatian champions are having a slow season for their standards, yet they are still in first place and have arguably the strongest roster in the league. A few hot streaks from players like Oršić and Petković (if he can regain his form), and Dinamo may just secure themselves yet another … [Read more...] about HNL Top 4 Update – Dinamo Still On Top
The Prva Liga title race has us on the edge of our seats. Dinamo, Hajduk, Rijeka, and Osijek, the top-four sides in the league table, are separated by a minuscule five-point gap with only 11 rounds left in the season. The final match of the season will be played between Dinamo and Hajduk at Maksimir on May 21st, a derby that could decide the champion (depending on how the … [Read more...] about This Year’s Prva Liga Champion Will Be…