Rijeka vs Dinamo Zagreb: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Croatia 1. HNL
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 15:05 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion HNK Rijeka (8279 seats)

Excitement is likely at Stadion HNK Rijeka when Rijeka face Dinamo Zagreb in what should be a splendid game. Read more!

Insights:
  • Rijeka have the most scored goals in the first half (11) in 1. HNL
  • Dinamo Zagreb have the fewest conceded goals (6) in 1. HNL

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Rijeka form and stats

4 victories, 0 draws and 0 defeats. That’s what Rijeka have to build on here at Stadion HNK Rijeka in the 1. HNL. Ever since the Gorica game Rijeka has been unbeatable here at Stadion HNK Rijeka producing four straight wins.

Rijeka are returning here after visiting Istra 1961 in a 1. HNL game and winning with a 6-3 scoreline. Haris Vučkić, Domagoj Pavičić (2), Denis Bušnja, Anton Krešić and Prince Ampem scored the goal(s). As you can tell by the result above, the goals flowed freely in the previous game and the stadium rocked. Could there be another goal fest today? Midfield player Domagoj Pavičić got a match rating of 9.31 in that game, the max score being 10. Pavičić scored two goals, hit one key pass, dribled past the opponent 3 of 3 times and had 47 successful passes (of 51 total).

In the game before, an away victory match versus Istra 1961 with a 6-3 scoreline.

Some members of the home team might already be thinking of their next match, the 1. HNL game versus Lokomotiva Zagreb in only four days. This game is also played here at Stadion HNK Rijeka.

With an average of more than two goals per home game in the league (8 in 4 games), Rijeka's attacking play is working. As for guarding their own goal, Rijeka have only let in 2 goals at home.

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Dinamo Zagreb form and stats

Dinamo Zagreb are yet to lose a point on their 1. HNL travels this season with 3 wins from 3 away games. Dinamo have been producing wins at home as well, producing a total of six victories in a row regardless of arena.

Dinamo go into this game after a win, the home game against Hrvatski Dragovoljac that ended 8-0. As you can tell from the results above, Dinamo was very dominant against Hrvatski Dragovoljac, winning the match with a scoreline that even the finest fortune teller couldn't predict. 8-0 (!) with Komnen Andrić, Luka Menalo (2), Luka Ivanušec, Dario Špikić, Marko Tolić, Marko Bulat and Josip Mišić providing the goals. Luka Menalo got a match rating of 9.15 in that game, top player of the team. Menalo scored two goals, served one assist, hit one key pass and had 31 successful passes (of 38 total).

Before that one, a nice away victory 3-0 at Genk.

Dinamo are scoring goals for fun in their league games away this season, having clocked up more than three goals per game on average (10 goals from 3 away games). Dinamo are tighter than a frog's bottom, as only 1 away goal have been conceded so far.

Head 2 Head

Dinamo Zagreb - Rijeka 3-3 was the end result in these contenders' latest H2H game, earlier this season. Last ten meetings between these participants: Rijeka won three, Dinamo Zagreb triumphed in five and we saw two draws. six games with more than 2,5 goals, four matches with less than 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

RijekaJ. Drmic
J. Drmic
7 goals
RijekaD. Pavičić
D. Pavičić
4 goals
RijekaI. Abass
I. Abass
3 goals

Rijeka missing players

Dinamo Zagreb missing players

Rijeka Dinamo Zagreb
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
10 4 0 Played P 1 3 9
7 4 0 Won W 1 3 7
2 0 0 Drew D 0 0 1
1 0 0 Lost L 0 0 1
25 8 0 Scored S 2 10 25
15 2 0 Conceded C 0 1 6
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
90% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 78%
70% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 67% 44%
40% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 67% 44%
30% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 33% 33%
70% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 33% 22%
20% 50% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 67% 67%
10% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 11%
 
5.5 6.2 0 Corners for (avg) C F 2 6 8.4
6.1 5.8 0 Corners against (avg) C A 5 3.7 2.9
2 1.2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1 0.9
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.6 12 0 Shots (avg) S ( 10 13.3 15
5.8 5 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 6.7 7.3
43% 40% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 40% 50% 38%
Key stats in 1. HNL this season:
  • All of Dinamo Zagreb's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Rijeka's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Dinamo Zagreb have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Dinamo Zagreb have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Dinamo Zagreb have the fewest conceded goals (1) away in 1. HNL
  • Dinamo Zagreb have the fewest conceded goals (6) in 1. HNL
  • Dinamo Zagreb have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (3) in 1. HNL
  • Dinamo Zagreb have the most clean sheets (6) in 1. HNL
  • Dinamo Zagreb have the most scored goals in the second half (15) in 1. HNL
  • Dinamo Zagreb have the the best goal difference (+19) in 1. HNL
  • Dinamo Zagreb have the the best goal difference (+9) away in 1. HNL
  • Dinamo Zagreb have won all their away games so far.
  • Dinamo Zagreb have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • Dinamo Zagreb have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Dinamo Zagreb haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Dinamo Zagreb is in the best form (6-0-0)
  • Rijeka have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Rijeka have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Rijeka have the fewest conceded goals (2) at home in 1. HNL
  • Rijeka have the most points from losing position (14) in 1. HNL
  • Rijeka have the most scored goals in the first half (11) in 1. HNL
  • Rijeka have won all their matches at home so far.
  • Rijeka haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Rijeka 10 7 2 1 25 15 4 4 0 0 8 2 6 3 2 1 17 13 10 23
2 Dinamo Zagreb 9 7 1 1 25 6 6 4 1 1 15 5 3 3 0 0 10 1 19 22
3 Osijek 11 6 3 2 15 10 6 3 2 1 8 5 5 3 1 1 7 5 5 21
4 Hajduk Split 10 6 2 2 16 9 5 3 0 2 6 4 5 3 2 0 10 5 7 20
5 Gorica 11 5 1 5 16 17 5 2 1 2 9 9 6 3 0 3 7 8 -1 16
6 Lokomotiva Zagreb 10 4 2 4 16 11 6 3 2 1 13 6 4 1 0 3 3 5 5 14
7 Sibenik 11 3 1 7 15 20 5 3 0 2 12 8 6 0 1 5 3 12 -5 10
8 Istra 1961 10 3 1 6 13 22 5 2 0 3 10 12 5 1 1 3 3 10 -9 10
9 Slaven Koprivnica 11 1 3 7 7 17 5 0 2 3 4 9 6 1 1 4 3 8 -10 6
10 Hrvatski Dragovoljac 11 1 2 8 10 31 5 0 1 4 3 10 6 1 1 4 7 21 -21 5