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 home, would have decided the league champion. Although the HNL champ has not changed since 2018, this was the league’s tightest title race in a very long time. If Dinamo had sold Oršić to Burnley over the summer, the trophy would surely be in Hajduk or Osijek’s hands by this point.
As of now, CroatianSports predicts Hajduk Split to win the 2022-23 Prva Liga title. If Livaja, Kalinić, and Krovinović remain at the club, potentially joined by Ivan Perišić and Ivan Rakitić, this squad could prove to be unstoppable once more chemistry is developed. For the first time in a very long time, Hajduk has solid talent, coaching, and youth development all at once.