HNL Round 24 Recap: Dinamo v. Rijeka (4:0), Osijek v. Hajduk (0:0)

Daniela Rogulj

March 2, 2020 – The 24th round of the Croatian First League was held from February 27 to 29, 2020. In this round, Dinamo Zagreb stunned Rijeka with a 4:0 win, while Osijek and Hajduk played without goals at City Garden Stadium. 

Inter Zapresic v. Lokomotiva (0:2)

Inter and Lokomotiva opened the 24th round on Thursday, February 27, 2020, in Zapresic in front of 669 fans. 

Kastrati scored for Lokomotiva one minute before the half for the 0:1 lead, while Jakic increased Lokomotiva’s lead to 0:2 in the 69th minute, which was the final score of the game.

Inter is currently in 8th place with 17 points, while Lokomotiva is in 4th with 40.

Slaven Belupo v. Varazdin (0:0)

Belupo and Varazdin met in Koprivnica on Friday, February 28, 2020, in front of 873 fans.

Neither team was able to score throughout the game, which ended 0:0.

Belupo is currently in 7th place with 23 points, while Varazdin is in the last place with 16.

Gorica v. Istra 1961 (3:0)

Gorica and Istria met in Velika Gorica on Friday, February 28, 2020, in front of 791 spectators. 

The first half went without goals, and Gorica scored all three in the second – Dvornekovic in the 57th, Maslowski in the 80th, and Lovric in the 4th minute of injury time for the final score of 3:0.

Gorica is currently in 6th place with 34 points, while Istra is in 8th with 17.

Osijek v. Hajduk (0:0)

Osijek and Hajduk met on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at City Garden Stadium in front of 6,593 fans. 

Neither team was able to score throughout the game, though Hajduk had more chances in the end. The game ended at 0:0.

Osijek is currently in 5th place with 39 points, while Hajduk is in 2nd with 45.

Dinamo Zagreb v. Rijeka (4:0)

Dinamo and Rijeka closed out the 24th round on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Maksimir Stadium in front of 5,497 fans. 

Ademi opened the scoring spree for Dinamo in the first minute of the game, a record this season, for 1:0 at the half.

Dinamo didn’t increase their lead until the 81st minute when Kadzior scored for 2:0. Orsic made it 3:0 in the 85th, and Gojak made it 4:0 in the third minute of injury time.

Dinamo is currently in first place with 59 points, while Rijeka is in 3rd with 41.

You can see the full HNL table here.

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