OSIJEK. Osijek and Šibenik didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. Osijek was not able to win even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).
Mijo Caktas missed a decisive penalty (71′). That would have allowed Osijek to win the match.
The match was played at the Stadion Gradski vrt stadium in Osijek on Saturday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Ante Čulina with the help of Anto Marić and Dario Kolarević. The 4th official was Ivana Martinčić. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 12 degrees Celsius or 53.51 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 47%.
Osijek had a superior ball possession 60% while Šibenik was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Osijek had a more offensive attitude with 95 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. However, that was not enough Osijek to win the match.
Osijek shot 17 times, 7 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Šibenik shot 9 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.
Osijek received 3 yellow cards (Adrian Leon Barisic, Marin Leovac and Kristijan Lovric). Regarding the opposition, Šibenik received 1 yellow card (N. Đorić).
After playing this encounter, Osijek will have 37 points to hold in the 3rd place. Regarding the opposition, Šibenik will have 24 points to sit in the 9th place.
In the next match in the 1. HNL, Osijek will play away against Gorica on the 8th of April with a 8-5 head to head in favor of Osijek (6 draws).
Šibenik will host Gorica on the 14th of April with a 6-2 head to head statistic in favor of Gorica (3 draws).
Osijek – Formation
Osijek started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Ivica Kulešević decided to play with the following team: Marko Malenica, Šime Gržan , Mile Škorić , Adrian Leon Barišić , Marin Leovac , Mihael Žaper , Vedran Jugović , Ivan Fiolić , Darko Nejašmić , Mijo Caktaš and Ramón Miérez .
The home team had on the bench: Marko Barešić, Nikola Janjić, Mario Jurčevič, Yevgen Cheberko, Diego Barri, Ognjen Bakić, Domagoj Bukvić, Dominik Babić, Kristijan Lovrić , Filip Živković , Mihret Topčagić and Nail Omerović .
Osijek made 3 changes: Mihael Zaper for Nail Omerović (46′), Marin Leovac for Mario Jurčevič (63′) and Vedran Jugovic for Kristijan Lovrić (63′).
Best player: Mile Škorić
The most impressive player for Osijek was Mile Škorić.
His rating iswith 66 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6.
Šibenik – Formation
Šibenik started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Damir Canadi played with: Lovre Rogić, Zoran Kvržić , Stefan Perić , Juan Mesa , Mislav Matić , Marcos Mina , Haruki Arai , Nikola Đorić , Alexandre Serge Rene Klopp, Marko Đira and Dario Čanađija , Amer Hiroš , Ivan Dolček .
They had on the bench: Antonio Đaković, Viktor Damjanić, Doni Grdić, Marko Soldo, Dino Skorup, Josip Knežević, Karlo Špeljak and Dejan Radonjić .
Šibenik made 5 changes: Amer Hiros for Karlo Špeljak (46′), Marko Djira for Marko Soldo (71′), I. Dolček for Dejan Radonjić (72′), D. Čanađija for Dino Skorup (83′) and Haruki Arai for Josip Knežević (90′).
Best player: Lovre Rogić
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Šibenik was the goalkeeper: Lovre Rogić. His rating is 8.52. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 7 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the 1. HNL.