Dinamo Zagreb will be facing the visiting Rijeka at Stadion Maksimir in the Prva Liga meeting on Tuesday.
To see all of our predictions, user poll & stats for Dinamo Zagreb v Rijeka, scroll down (plus the best game odds).
Dinamo Zagreb are hoping to win again after their last result, a 4-0 Prva Liga victory over Varaždin.
For Dinamo Zagreb, the goals were scored by Mislav Oršić (23'), Bruno Petković (31', 79') and Izet Hajrović (91').
At least three goals per match were seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Dinamo Zagreb have participated. Opposing sides scored 4 of them in this period while Plavi bagged a total of 19. Let’s find out if that trend will be sustained here.
Heading into this fixture, Dinamo Zagreb haven't been defeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
The numbers tell their own story, and Rijeka have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 9 goals in total. At the back, Riječki bijeli seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Taking a look at their past results, Rijeka:
- have left without a victory over Dinamo Zagreb when they've played them away from home in the last 4 matches in the league. Not the best of away records.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 11/05/2019 tells us that Dinamo Zagreb have won 3 of these and Rijeka 1, with the tally of draws being 2.
A combined sum of 18 goals were produced between them in these games, with 14 for Plavi and 4 created by Riječki bijeli. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The previous league match featuring these sides was Prva Liga match day 15 on 13/12/2020 and the score finished Rijeka 2-2 Dinamo Zagreb.
The match was refereed by Mario Zebec.
Team News: Dinamo Zagreb
Dinamo Zagreb boss Zoran Mamić will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Rijeka
Due to a completely healthy group available to select from, Rijeka boss Simon Rožman has zero fitness concerns to report before this clash.
In our opinion, Dinamo Zagreb will most probably be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
At the other end, Rijeka may well find it hard to score a goal of their own although we do think it’s probable that they will be scoring as well.
Our selection here is for a 3-1 winning margin for Dinamo Zagreb at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Maksimir (35,123)
Captain: Arijan Ademi
Chairman: Mirko Barišić
Manager: Zoran Mamić
Competitions: Prva Liga position 1, Europa League (Round of 32), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Player: Mario Gavranović
Customarily used in the Striker position, Mario Gavranović was born in Lugano, Switzerland. Having made his senior debut playing for Neuchatel Xamax FC in the 2009 - 2010 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 11 league goals in the Prva Liga 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 12 appearances.