Darijo Srna brings his friends from Donetsk to Zagreb on Wednesday for the second leg of their UEFA Champion's League 3rd qualifying round affair. Dinamo didn't exactly implode in Ukraine 2 weeks ago, but a 2-0 away loss puts them in a very tough position to make group stage. The most likely scenario for Dinamo to go through is a 2-0 full time result which would force … [Read more...] about CAN DINAMO PREVAIL???
Dinamo Zagreb [6-0] Cibalia Vinkovci HNK Šibenik [1-0] NK Zadar Inter Zaprešić [3-2] Croatia Sesvete NK Osijek [2-1] Varteks Varaždin Slaven Belupo [2-0] NK Zagreb NK Rijeka [3-1] Hajduk Split Questions and Comments... Mario Mandžukić had a hat trick for Dinamo as they bounced back with a nice win after the loss earlier in … [Read more...] about 4TH ROUND HNL RESULTS
Slaven Belupo managed a respectable loss in Greece to Aris Thessaloniki today. With no score at halftime, Aris finally pulled away in the 55th minute with a goal by Spaniard, Sergio Koke. Slaven is going to have to score some goals in the return match if they want to extend their UEFA Cup run. On the other side of Europe, Hajduk grinded out a 0-0 draw in Spain to Deportivo. … [Read more...] about UEFA CUP UPDATE
Well, there goes that. Dinamo Zagreb finally lost a game. Granted it was against the reigning Ukrainian champs, Dinamo just could not find the back of the net. It only took Shakhtar Donetsk 3 minutes to score their first goal. Croatian star, Darijo 'Beckham of the Balkans' Srna did what he does best and blasted a free kick from just outside the box past 20 year-old backup … [Read more...] about SRNA & COMPANY BRING DINAMO BACK DOWN TO EARTH
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
In anything but surprising news, both UEFA Cup teams from Croatia will move onto the next round. Hajduk smashed Birkirkara in Malta, 3-0, with goals by Ivan Strinić (4'), Mladen Bartolović (45') and Senijad Ibričić (90'). Slaven Belupo mirrored Hajduk's efforts with a 4-0 win vs. Marsaxlokk FC with goals by Mario Bilen (25'), Kristijan Čaval (72') and a double by Bojan Vručina … [Read more...] about HAJDUK AND SLAVEN MOVE ONWARD
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!!!