Varazdin v. Istra 1961 (1:1)
Varazdin and Istra opened the 11th round on Friday, September 30, 2022, in Varazdin in front of 1,593 fans.
Teklic put Varazdin ahead in the 37th minute for 1:0 before Caseres equalized for the final 1:1 in the 69th minute.
Varazdin is in 5th place with 16 points, while Istra is in 6th with 13.
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Osijek v. Lokomotiva (4:1)
Osijek and Lokomotiva met on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at City Garden Stadium in Osijek.
The Slavonian club nearly confirmed the winner in the first half with goals by Barisic and Beljo in the 2nd and 3rd minutes for 2:0. Caktas increased their lead to 3:0 in the 45th minute. And Osijek wasn’t done scoring yet, as Kleinheisler made it 4:0 with 10 minutes to go. Finally, Vasilj got one goal for Lokomotiva in the 86th minute for the final 4:1.
Osijek has now moved into 3rd place with 18 points, while Lokomotiva is in 8th place with 9 points.
Dinamo v. Slaven Belupo (4:1)
Dinamo and Belupo met at Maksimir on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
Dinamo took the lead in the 9th minute thanks to an own goal by Markovic for 1:0. Hoxha equalized for 1:1 in the 60th minute, but that only woke Diamo up. Petkovic scored a penalty for 2:1 in the 72nd minute, Bockaj made it 3:1 in the 81st, and Ivansuec secured the 4:1 victory in the 3rd minute of stoppage time.
Dinamo is currently having the best start to the season in the club’s history, sitting in first place with 31 points. Belupo is in 4th place with 17.
Rijeka v. Hajduk (0:1)
Rijeka and Hajduk met on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at Rujevica Stadium.
The first half went without a goal, and Rijeka looked much more aggressive than they did just a few weeks ago against Hajduk at Poljud. Awaziem scored for Hajduk at the beginning of the second half, making it 0:1 in the 51st minute, which was the final score.
Rijeka remains in the last place with 6 points, while Hajduk sits in 2nd with 20 points and a game in hand.
Sibenik v. Gorica (1:1)
Sibenik and Gorica closed out the 11th round in Sibenik on Sunday, October 2, 2022.
Fruk scored for 0:1 Gorica in the 38th minute. Prsir received his second yellow in the 55th minute, forcing Gorica to play with a man down for the remainder of the match. But it didn’t take long for Sibenik to suffer the same fate, and Arai was booked for his second yellow in the 73rd. Delic scored a penalty to equalize at 1:1 in the 82nd minute. Gorica ended the match with nine men on the pitch as Julardzija was sent off or his second yellow in the 1st minute of stoppage time.
Sibenik is currently in 7th place with 11 points, while Gorica is in 9th with 6 and a game in hand.
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