SuperSport HNL Round 12: Rijeka Records Second Win, Istra and Dinamo Postponed

Daniela Rogulj

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Lokomotiva v. Sibenik (1:1)

Lokomotiva and Sibenik opened the 12th round on Friday, October 7, 2022, in Zagreb in front of 861 fans. 

The first half went without goals before Tuci put Lokomotiva ahead in the 68th minute for 1:0. Males received his second yellow card of the match seven minutes later, forcing Lokomotiva to play with a man down for the remainder of the game. Salomon equalized in the first minute of stoppage time for the final 1:1. 

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Lokomotiva is in 8th place with 10 points, while Sibenik is in 7th with 12. 

Hajduk v. Varazdin (2:1)

Hajduk and Varazdin met on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at Poljud Stadium. 

Sahiti made it 1:0 for Hajduk with a goal assisted by Livaja in the 33rd minute. Brodic found a way back for Varazdin in the 71st minute for 1:1. Awaziem saved the day with a goal in the match’s final seconds to give Hajduk the 2:1 victory.

Hajduk is currently in 2nd place with 23 points and a game in hand, while Varazdin is in 5th place with 16. 

Slaven Belupo v. Osijek (4:0)

Slaven Belupo and Osijek met on Sunday, October 9, 2022, in Koprivnica. 

Osijek’s scoring spree began in the 5th minute when Caktas made it 0:1. Kleinheisler increased Osijek’s lead to 0:2 in the 35th minute, and Caktas made it 0:3 before the half. Finally, Caktas scored his hat trick for 0:4 in the 52nd minute, which was the final score.

Slaven Belupo is in 4th place with 17 points, while Osijek is in 3rd with 21. 

Gorica v. Rijeka (0:2)

Gorica and Rijeka closed out the 12th round on Sunday, October 10, 2022, in Velika Gorica. 

The first half went without goals before Ampem made it 0:1 for Rijeka in the 56th minute. Finally, Halilovic scored for 0:2 in the 68th minute for the final result.

This was Rijeka’s second win this season after their first victory in mid-July. With this loss, Gorica fell to last place with 6 points, and Rijeka is 9th with 9 points. 

Istra 1961 v. Dinamo (Postponed)

Istra and Dinamo were meant to meet on Saturday, October 8, in Pula. However, the Zagreb club asked to postpone the match because of their Champions League match against Salzburg on Tuesday in Zagreb. Salzburg defeated Dinamo last week 1:0. Ante Čačić’s team must go for all three points to keep their chances for a European spring.

You can see the full HNL table HERE.

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