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Dinamo Zagreb are going up against the visiting Slaven Belupo at Stadion Maksimir in the Prva Liga match on Sunday.
Our Dinamo Zagreb v Slaven Belupo tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (plus the best game odds).
Dinamo Zagreb will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 1-0 Europa League victory versus FC Krasnodar.
In that match, Dinamo Zagreb had 37% possession and 11 shots at goal with 5 on target. The only player to score for Dinamo Zagreb was Mislav Oršić (31'). At the other end, FC Krasnodar got 8 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Dinamo Zagreb have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have managed to rack up 9 during that period and have conceded a total of 4. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Looking at their past form shows that Dinamo Zagreb:
- haven't lost in the league to Slaven Belupo in their previous 14 games. A very long unbeaten run against them.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Last time out, Slaven Belupo drew 2-2 in the Prva Liga tie with Šibenik.
For Slaven Belupo, goals were scored by Törles Knöll (43') and Miroslav Iličić (44'). Prince Obeng Ampem (21') and Deni Jurić (40') scored for Šibenik.
The numbers tell their own story, and Slaven Belupo have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 10 goals in all. Defensively, Farmaceuti can certainly do much better.
Coming into this fixture, Slaven Belupo have not won against Dinamo Zagreb in games played away from home for the previous 26 league matches. Imagine their relief when they finally get an away win.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head meetings going back to 27/07/2019 reveals that these encounters have been a source of anguish for Slaven Belupo. They have not managed to come away with any wins whatsoever while Dinamo Zagreb have managed to find a way, winning in 83% of those matches played.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 23 in all at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
The previous league contest between the two was Prva Liga match day 14 on 06/12/2020 when the final score was Slaven Belupo 1-5 Dinamo Zagreb.
The referee was Mario Zebec.
Team News: Dinamo Zagreb
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just a single fitness concern for the Dinamo Zagreb boss Zoran Mamić to contend with from a near full-strength group of players. Sadegh Moharrami (Muscle Injury) will miss out.
Team News: Slaven Belupo
With a completely healthy squad available for selection, Slaven Belupo boss Tomislav Stipić does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.
Our feeling is that Dinamo Zagreb have it within them to get the goals that they need when they meet Slaven Belupo, who won’t find it easy to break down their defence.
Therefore, we are anticipating a comfortable 2-0 victory for Dinamo Zagreb at full-time.
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: Zoran Mamić
Competitions: Prva Liga position 1, Europa League (Round of 32), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Man: Mislav Oršić
Normally playing in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Mislav Oršić was born in Zagreb, Croatia. After making a first senior appearance for Inter Zaprešic in the 2009 - 2010 season, the gifted Midfielder has netted 11 league goals in this Prva Liga 2020 - 2021 season to date in 19 appearances.