VARAžDIN. Dinamo Zagreb and Varaždin draw 1-1. D. Spikic scored the first goal (45′) for Dinamo Zagreb. M. Sego settled the score (63′). Dinamo Zagreb was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%)
The match was played at the Stadion Anđelko Herjavec stadium in Varaždin on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Duje Strukan who had the assistance of Bojan Zobenica and Alen Jakšić. The 4th official was Mateo Erceg. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 22.2 degrees Celsius or 71.89 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 23%.
Dinamo Zagreb was in firm control of the ball 57% while Varaždin was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Dinamo Zagreb was more aggressive with 72 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Dinamo Zagreb to win the match.
Varaždin shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Dinamo Zagreb shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target.
Varaždin received 3 yellow cards (D. Peco, I. Postonjski and A. Herrera). On the opposite side, Dinamo Zagreb received 1 yellow card (R. Lauritsen).
After playing this match, Varaždin will have 4 points like Rijeka, Osijek, Šibenik and Slaven Koprivnica to remain in the 6th place. Talking about the opposition, Dinamo Zagreb will have 10 points to hold in the 1st place.
In the next match in the 1. HNL, Varaždin will play away against Gorica on the 27th of May with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Gorica (3 draws).
Dinamo Zagreb will host Gorica on the 3rd of June with a 15-1 head to head stats in favor of Dinamo Zagreb (1 draw).
Varaždin – Formation
Varaždin adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Mario Kovačević decided to play with the following team: .
Varaždin made 4 changes: D. Peco for M. Kolaric (46′), F. Brodic for M. Sego (46′), A. Elezi for M. Stanic (71′) and J. Stanic for L. Banovec (76′).
Dinamo Zagreb – Formation
Also Dinamo Zagreb adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Ante Čačić played with: .
Dinamo Zagreb made 3 changes: M. Orsic for M. Emreli (46′), B. Petkovic for J. Drmic (71′) and P. Bockaj for M. Baturina (71′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the 1. HNL.