Osijek and Rijeka draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

OSIJEK. Osijek and Rijeka draw 1-1. J. Spoljaric scored the first goal (9') for Osijek. M. Frigan settled the score (38') with a penalty kick.

Osijek and Rijeka draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

OSIJEK. Osijek and Rijeka draw 1-1. J. Spoljaric scored the first goal (9′) for Osijek. M. Frigan made it even (38′) with a penalty.

The match was played at the Stadion Gradski vrt stadium in Osijek on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Patrik Kolarić with the assistance of Ivan Starčević and Mile Varivoda. The 4th official was Goran Pečarić. The weather was mist. The temperature was quite cold at 0.1 degrees Celsius or 32.11 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 100%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 50 Ball Possession 50
Shots
  • 10 Total 6
  • 4 On Target 3
  • 6 Off Target 3
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 146 Attack 149
  • 85 Dangerous attack 80
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 5 Corners 6
Fouls
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0

The overall ball possession was just identical with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.

Ball possession

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Osijek was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Rijeka that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Osijek was putting more pressure with 85 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Osijek to win the match​.

Osijek shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Rijeka shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Osijek didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Rijeka received 2 yellow cards (Andrija Vukcevic and Niko Galesic).

Match Timeline

Josip Špoljarić(goal)
9'
38'
Matija Frigan(penalty)
45'
Andrija Vukčević- Yellow
61'
N. Galesic- Yellow
74'
Stanko Jurić- sub ->Prince Ampem
74'
Adrian Liber- sub ->Lindon Selahi
89'
Emmanuel Banda- sub ->Niko Jankovic
90'
Dominik Simčić- sub ->Matija Frigan
90'
Dominik Simčić- sub ->Matija Frigan

Standings

After playing this match, Osijek will have 31 points to sit in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Rijeka will have 16 points to remain in the 8th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the 1. HNL, Osijek will play away against Gorica on the 8th of April with a 7-5 head to head record in favor of Osijek (6 draws).

Rijeka will play away agasint Gorica on the 22nd of April with a 9-6 head to head in favor of Gorica (3 draws).

Osijek – Formation

Osijek
G
Ivica Ivušić 1.Croatia
6.6
D
Šime Gržan 17.Croatia
6.7
D
Leon Barišić 37.Germany
6.6
D
Mario Jurčevič 20.Slovenia
6.9
D
Vedran Jugović 7.Croatia
6.3
M
Mihael Žaper 19.Croatia
7.3
M
Darko Nejašmić 6.Croatia
6.6
M
Mijo Caktaš 11.Croatia
6.9
M
Kristijan Lovrić 44.Croatia
6.8
F
Josip Špoljarić 77.Croatia
7.3
73' Goals9'
F
Ramón Mierez 13.Argentina
6.7
Substitutes
G
Marko Barešić 15.Croatia
G
Marko Malenica 31.Croatia
D
Nikola Janjić 16.Montenegro
D
Mile Škorić 21.Croatia
M
Diego Barri 8.Spain
M
Ivan Fiolić 14.Croatia
M
Ognjen Bakić 25.Montenegro
F
Mihret Topcagic 30.Bosnia and Herzegovina

Osijek started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Nenad Bjelica decided to play with the following team: Ivica Ivušić (6.6), Šime Gržan (6.7), Mihael Žaper (7.3), Adrian Leon Barišić (6.6), Mario Jurčevič (6.9), Darko Nejašmić (6.6), Vedran Jugović (6.3), Mijo Caktaš (6.9), Josip Špoljarić (7.3), Kristijan Lovrić (6.8) and Ramón Miérez (6.7).

The home team had on the bench: Marko Barešić, Marko Malenica, Nikola Janjić, Mile Škorić, Nail Omerović, Diego Barri, Ivan Fiolić, Ognjen Bakić, Mihret Topčagić, Domagoj Bukvić, Dominik Babic, Filip Zivkovic (6.4) and Nail Omerović.

Substitutions

Osijek made only 1 change substituting Josip Spoljaric for F. Živković (73′)​.

Best player: Mihael Žaper​

The player that probably impressed the most for Osijek was Mihael Žaper.

His rating is (7.3) with 33 passes (48% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4.

Rijeka – Formation

Rijeka
G
Nediljko Labrović 1.Croatia
6.7
D
Andrija Vukčević 12.Montenegro
5.9
45'
D
Alen Grgić 32.Croatia
6.4
D
Prince Ampem 11.Ghana
6.2
74'
M
N. Galesic 5.Germany
7.0
61'
M
Emir Dilaver 66.Austria
6.4
M
Lindon Selahi 18.Albania
7.1
74'
M
Veldin Hodža 25.Croatia
6.7
M
Niko Janković 4.Croatia
7.0
89'
F
Matija Frigan 24.Croatia
6.9
90' Goals38'
F
Antonio Marin 44.Croatia
7.0
Substitutes
G
Martin Zlomislic 13.Bosnia and Herzegovina
D
Anton Krešić 15.Croatia
D
Ivan Smolčić 28.Croatia
D
D. Dujmović 55.Croatia
D
Danilo Veiga 77.Portugal
M
Adrian Liber 8.Croatia
6.6
74'
M
Jorge Obregón 9.Colombia
M
Emmanuel Banda 22.Zambia
89'
F
D. Simčić 16.Croatia
90'
F
Stanko Jurić 39.Australia
6.2
74'

Rijeka started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Serse Cosmi played with: Nediljko Labrović (6.7), Emir Dilaver (6.4), Niko Galešić (7.0), Andrija Vukčević (5.9), Alen Grgić (6.4), Lindon Selahi (7.1), Veldin Hodža (6.7), Niko Janković (7.0), Prince Ampem (6.2), Matija Frigan (6.9) and Antonio Marin (7.0).

They had on the bench: Martin Zlomislić, Anton Krešić, Ivan Smolčić, Duje Dujmović, Danilo Filipe Melo Veiga, Adrian Liber (6.6), Jorge Obregón, Emmanuel Banda, Andro Babić, Niko Gajzler, Dominik Simčić and Deni Jurić (6.2).

Substitutions

Rijeka made 5 changes: Prince Ampem for Deni Juric (74′), Lindon Selahi for Adrian Liber (74′), Niko Jankovic for E. Banda (89′), Matija Frigan for Dominik Simčić (90′) and Matija Frigan for Dominik Simčić (90′).

Best player: Lindon Selahi​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Rijeka was Lindon Selahi.

His rating is (7.1) with 19 passes (73% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 15. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the 1. HNL.​