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The Prva Liga clash at Stadion Kranjčevićeva on Sunday will see home team Lokomotiva Zagreb up against Gorica.
Our tips, poll and stats for Lokomotiva Zagreb v Gorica can all be found here (plus the best game odds).
Lokomotiva Zagreb head into this match after a 1-1 Prva Liga draw vs Varaždin.
Mohammad Mehdi Mehdikhani (44') and Matej Rodin (49' Own goal) scored for Varaždin.
It’s not been often in recent times that Lokomotiva Zagreb have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Lokosi have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 10 goals during that time.
Analysis of their past results shows that Lokomotiva Zagreb:
- have not been beaten in the league by Gorica in their last 4 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 6 league matches at home.
Gorica go into this match following a 3-2 Prva Liga win to defeat Šibenik in their most recent game.
For Gorica, the goals were scored by Ognjen Mudrinski (3'), Kristijan Lovrić (65') and Hrvoje Babec (74'). Silvio Anočić (94') was the scorer for Šibenik.
Looking at their form, and Gorica have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 6 goals in all. In defence, Gorica have not been doing too well. We will find out whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Pre-game facts show that Gorica:
- have not registered a win against Lokomotiva Zagreb when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 5 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 02/04/2019 tells us that Lokomotiva Zagreb have won 3 of them & Gorica 1, with the tally of draws standing at 2.
A sum of 17 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 12 for Lokosi and 5 coming from Gorica. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The previous league game between the two was Prva Liga match day 35 on 19/07/2020 when the final score was Lokomotiva Zagreb 1-1 Gorica.
The match was refereed by Mario Zebec.
Team News: Lokomotiva Zagreb
Lokomotiva Zagreb boss Goran Tomić has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this game with a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Gorica
Owing to a fully injury-free squad to choose from, Gorica boss Valdas Dambrauskas has no fitness worries to report before this clash.
Our thinking is that Gorica and Lokomotiva Zagreb may find themselves both scoring more than one goal each in what promises to be a fairly balanced contest.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw but we do expect to see goals at each end. We’re therefore predicting a high-scoring affair with a score draw at the end of the 90.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Kranjčevićeva (8,850)
Captain: Fran Karačić
Chairman: Tin Dolički
Manager: Goran Tomić
Competitions: Prva Liga position 6