VELIKA GORICA. Gorica defeats Osijek 2-0 after K. Fucak scores 2 goals.
The match was played at the ŠRC Velika Gorica stadium in Velika Gorica on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Patrik Kolarić who had the assistance of Sanja Rođak-Karšić and Nikola Kečkiš. The 4th official was Martin Turčin. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11 degrees Celsius or 51.87 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 63%.
The ball possession was not so different. Gorica was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Osijek that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Gorica was more pushing with 68 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Gorica won the match.
Gorica shot 10 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Osijek shot 11 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.
Gorica received 1 yellow card (Slavko Bralic). Talking about the opposition, Osijek received 2 yellow cards (Kristijan Lovric and Josip Spoljaric).
After this match, Gorica will have 20 points to hold in the 10th place. On the opposite side, Osijek will stay with 38 points like Rijeka and Varaždin to remain in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the 1. HNL, Gorica will play away with Dinamo Zagreb on the 3rd of June with a 16-1 head to head stats in favor of Dinamo Zagreb (3 draws).
Osijek will host Rijeka on the 3rd of June with a 24-17 head to head in favor of Rijeka (19 draws).
Gorica – Formation
Gorica adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Željko Sopić decided to play with the following team: Ivan Banić, Ivan Tomečak , Matthew Steenvoorden , Slavko Bralić , Dino Štiglec , Jurica Pršir , Filip Mrzljak , Merveil Ndockyt , Toni Fruk , Josip Mitrović and Kristian Fućak .
The home team had on the bench: Božidar Radošević, Robert Ćosić, Momčilo Raspopović, Matúš Vojtko, Krešimir Krizmanić, Joey Suk, Edin Julardžija, Luka Kapulica, Valentino Majstorović , Nikola Vujnović , Tim Matavž and Vinko Petković.
Gorica could not rely on the presence of Momcilo Raspopovic (injured) and Nikola Vujnovic (injured).
Gorica made 5 changes: Filip Mrzljak for Momčilo Raspopović (18′), Merveil Ndockyt for Valentino Majstorović (46′), Toni Fruk for Nikola Vujnović (66′), Momcilo Raspopovic for Joey Suk (89′) and Kristian Fucak for Krešimir Krizmanić (89′).
Best player: Kristian Fućak
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Gorica was Kristian Fućak.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 20 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 13.
Osijek – Formation
Also Osijek adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Ivica Kulešević played with: Marko Malenica, Nail Omerović , Adrian Leon Barišić , Mihael Žaper , Mario Jurčevič , Darko Nejašmić , Vedran Jugović , Ivan Fiolić , Mijo Caktaš , Kristijan Lovrić and Ramón Miérez .
They had on the bench: Marko Barešić, Marin Leovac, Nikola Janjić, Diego Barri, Ognjen Bakić, Domagoj Bukvić , Josip Špoljarić , Filip Živković and Mihret Topčagić .
Osijek made 3 changes: Mijo Caktas for Josip Špoljarić (66′), Kristijan Lovric for Marin Leovac (72′) and Mario Jurcevic for Mihret Topcagic (80′).
Best player: Adrian Leon Barišić
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Osijek was Adrian Leon Barišić.
His rating iswith 55 passes (89% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the 1. HNL.
- Gorica – Osijek – 2-0
- Rijeka – Šibenik – 1-0
- Lokomotiva Zagreb – Dinamo Zagreb – 1-2