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Dinamo Zagreb will be facing visiting club Šibenik at Stadion Maksimir in this Prva Liga tie on Saturday.
All Dinamo Zagreb v Šibenik match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below including the latest game odds.
Dinamo Zagreb will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 0-2 Prva Liga triumph versus NK Osijek.
In that match, Dinamo Zagreb had 60% possession and 13 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Dinamo Zagreb was Kristijan Jakić (33'). On the other side, NK Osijek had 13 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Danijel Lončar (65' Own goal) scored for NK Osijek.
A common trait of more recent Dinamo Zagreb games is the number of nil scores.
From their prior sextet of matches leading up to this one, in 6 of them a wager on "Both Teams to Score" would've been a losing one. Despite that, it remains to be seen whether the trend shall be maintained here in this game.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Dinamo Zagreb:
- have not been beaten in the league by Šibenik in their previous 2 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 3 league matches at home.
Šibenik go into this encounter following a 3-1 Prva Liga win as they beat Istra 1961 in their most recent fixture.
In that game, Šibenik had 32% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Šibenik, goals were scored by Ivan Delić (17') and Marin Jakoliš (22', 32'). On the other side, Istra 1961 got 11 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Dion Drena Beljo (74') was the scorer for Istra 1961.
Proving their fondness for high-scoring encounters, goals have been scored 22 times in the prior six games in which Šibenik have taken to the field, yielding a mean average of 3.67 goals each fixture. Opposition teams have hit 10 from this total.
Going into this contest, Šibenik are without a win away from home in their last 14 matches in the league. They must be getting so desperate.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head meetings dating back to 01/10/2011 tells us that Dinamo Zagreb have won 4 of them & Šibenik 1, with the number of draws standing at 1.
A combined total of 14 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 of them for Plavi and 4 coming from Šibenik. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Prva Liga match day 36 on 22/05/2021 when the final score was Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 Šibenik.
On that day, Dinamo Zagreb managed 62% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 4 on target. The scorer was Stefan Milić (88').
Šibenik had 16 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
The match was refereed by Mario Zebec.
Team News: Dinamo Zagreb
The Dinamo Zagreb manager Damir Krznar has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Šibenik
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad to choose from, the Šibenik manager Mario Rosas doesn’t have any fitness worries at all before this clash.
We’re thinking that Šibenik have the firepower to put one past this Dinamo Zagreb outfit, but that probably won’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We are anticipating a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning margin for Dinamo Zagreb when the full-time whistle blows. Hopefully this is a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Maksimir (35,123)
Captain: Arijan Ademi
Chairman: Mirko Barišić
Manager: Damir Krznar
Competitions: Prva Liga position 1, Europa League (Group H), UCL Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Man: Mislav Oršić
Normally playing in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Mislav Oršić was born in Zagreb, Croatia. After having played his first senior match for Inter Zaprešic in the 2009 - 2010 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has managed to score 2 league goals in the Prva Liga 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 4 appearances.