Istra 1961 v. Varazdin (1:2)
Istra and Varazdin opened the 2nd round in Pula on Friday, July 22, 2022.
While the first half went without goals, Marin put Istra ahead in the 70th minute for 1:0. Brodic equalized 7 minutes later for 1:1, before Postonjski gave Varazdin the lead and ultimate win in the 83rd minute for 1:2.
Istra is currently in the last place with 0 points, while Varazdin is in 6th with 3.
Gorica v. Sibenik (0:0)
Gorica and Sibenik met on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Velika Gorica.
The first half went without goals, and Kalik’s goal in the 83rd minute was eventually called offside after consulting VAR. The match ended at 0:0.
Gorica is currently in 8th place with 1 point, while Sibenik is in 9th with 1.
Slaven Belupo v. Dinamo (1:5)
Belupo and Dinamo met on Saurday, July 23, 2022, in Koprivnica in front of 2613 fans.
Marina missed a penalty for Belupo in the 2nd minute of the match, which was redeemed with a goal in the next play for 1:0 Belupo in the 2nd minute. Baturina scored 6 minutes later to equalize at 1:1. Orsric put Dinamo ahead in the 15th minute for 1:2 and Drmic five minutes after that for 1:3, which was the score going into halftime. And Dinamo wasn’t finished yet. Misic made it 1:4 in the 74th minute, and Spikic 1:5 in the 90th, which was the final score.
Belupo is currently in 7th place with 3 points, while Dinamo upped their goal differential this round to sit in first place with 6 points.
Lokomotiva v. Osijek (2:1)
Lokomotiva and Osijek closed out the 2nd round on Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Zagreb.
Kleinheisler put Osijek in the lead in the 16th minute, which was the result at halftime. Osijek also had a goal called offside by VAR in the 50th minute. Boskovic equalized for Lokomotiva in the 80th minute for 1:1 before scoring again for 2:1 six minutes later, which was the final score.
Lokomotiva is currently in 4th place with 3 points, while Osijek is in 5th with 3.
Recall that Rijeka and Hajduk did not play the Adriatic Derby in the 2nd round as planned after Rijeka asked for the game to be postponed due to Conference League obligations. The two teams will make up the 2nd round match when they have a free term.
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