SuperSport HNL 27th Round: Seven Points Separate Dinamo and Hajduk

Daniela Rogulj

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Hrvoje Jelavic/PIXSELL

Slaven Belupo – Istra 1961 (2-0)

Belupo and Istra opened the 27th round on Friday, March 31, in Koprivnica in front of 593 fans. 

Mudrazija put Belupo ahead in the 39th minute for 1-0. Krstanovic made it 2-0 in the 73rd minute, which is how the game ended. Surprisingly, Belupo only had 35% possession during the match, but a total of 13 attempts on goal, five of which were on target.

Belupo is currently in 5th place with 36 points, while Istra is in 7th with 35. Belupo meets Varazdin next weekend, and Istra meets Hajduk. 

Gorica – Dinamo (1-1)

Gorica and Dinamo met on Saturday, April 1, in Velika Gorica in front of 4,084 fans. 

After a scoreless first half, Ljubicic put Dinamo ahead in the 60th minute for 0-1. Mitrovic equalized in the 85th minute for the final 1-1. Dinamo had 60% possession during the match and 14 total attempts, with four on target, while Gorica had 15 total attempts and seven on target.

Gorica is in last place with 17 points, while Dinamo is in first with 60. Gorica plays Osijek next, and Dinamo meets Lokomotiva. 

Sibenik – Hajduk (2-3)

Sibenik and Hajduk met on Saturday, April 1, in Sibenik in front of 2,718 fans. 

A goal from Livaja in the 45th minute made it 0-1 for Hajduk at halftime. Mlakar and Pukstas made it 0-3 for Hajduk by the 60th minute. Dolcek returned with a goal for 1-3 in the 63rd minute and Kvrzic for the final 2-3 in the 90th. Sibenik had 54% of possession and 13 total attempts compared to Hajduk’s 14 total attempts and eight on target.

Sibenik is in 9th place with 24 points, while Hajduk is in 2nd with 53. Sibenik plays Rijeka next and Hajduk meets Istra. 

Rijeka – Osijek (1-1)

Rijeka and Osijek met on Sunday, April 2, at Rujevica in front of 5,864 fans. 

Frigan put Rijeka ahead in the 31st minute for 1-0. Zaper didn’t equalize for Osijek until the match’s final minute for 1-1. Rijeka had 47% possession compared to Osijek’s 53%, while both sides had 14 total attempts on goal.

Rijeka is in 6th place with 35 points, while Osijek is in 3rd with 38. Rijeka plays Sibenik next and Osijek meets Gorica. 

Lokomotiva – Varazdin (1-1)

Lokomotiva and Varazdin closed out the 27th round on Sunday, April 2, in Zagreb in front of 759 fans. 

Gorican made it 1-0 in the 5th minute, and Puclin equalized in the 51st for the final 1-1. Lokomotiva had 58% of possession during the match with 20 total attempts, 11 of which were on target.

Lokomotiva is in 8th place with 33 points, while Varazdin is in 4th with 37. Lokomotiva plays Dinamo next and Varazdin meets Belupo.

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