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Slaven Belupo will be the visitors at Stadion Maksimir on Saturday for the Prva Liga meeting with hosts Dinamo Zagreb.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Dinamo Zagreb v Slaven Belupo match are shown here - as well as the best betting odds.
Dinamo Zagreb will be hoping for a better result following a 2-1 UCL Qualifiers loss in their previous game against Ferencvárosi TC.
Fixtures involving Dinamo Zagreb have tended to be lively encounters recently with a lot of goalmouth action expected. Over their past 6 games, the sum of 22 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 16 of them accredited to Plavi. That aside, we’ll just have to find out whether that trend shall continue on in this game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Dinamo Zagreb:
- are unbeaten in the league by Slaven Belupo in their previous 12 games. A long run without a loss.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
In the game prior to this, Slaven Belupo drew 0-0 in the Prva Liga match with Šibenik.
Tomislav Stipić's Slaven Belupo have managed to stick the ball in the net 6 times in the course of their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during those same clashes equals 5.
Analysis of their past results shows that Slaven Belupo:
- have not emerged victorious against Dinamo Zagreb when having played them away from home in the previous 25 league games. What a horrible run of results.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 away league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 6 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head meetings going back to 17/02/2019 tells us that these encounters have been disappointments for Slaven Belupo. They’ve not managed to get themselves any wins whatsoever whereas Dinamo Zagreb have been superior, beating them in 100 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
In all, 15 goals were scored between them in this period, with 13 of them from Plavi and 2 coming from Farmaceuti. That’s an average goals per game of 2.5.
The previous league game featuring these clubs was Prva Liga match day 29 on 17/06/2020 which ended up with the score at Dinamo Zagreb 3-2 Slaven Belupo.
The match was refereed by Dario Kulušić.
Team News: Dinamo Zagreb
Dino Peric (Ruptured cruciate ligament) and Stefan Milic (Corona virus) won’t be able to feature for Dinamo boss Zoran Mamić.
Team News: Slaven Belupo
With a fully injury-free squad available for selection, Slaven Belupo boss Tomislav Stipić has zero fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash.
We feel that Dinamo Zagreb will likely score more than once when they face Slaven Belupo, who will not find it easy to break down their defence.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a comfortable 2-0 win for Dinamo Zagreb when the full-time whistle blows.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Maksimir (35,123)
Captain: Arijan Ademi
Chairman: Mirko Barišić
Manager: Zoran Mamić
Competitions: Prva Liga position 1, Champ Lge Qual. (3rd Qual)
⭐ Star Player: Mario Gavranović
Typically used in the Striker position, Mario Gavranović was born in Lugano, Switzerland. Having made a first senior appearance for Neuchatel Xamax FC in the 2009 - 2010 season, the goalscoring Forward has got 2 league goals in the Prva Liga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 3 appearances.