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Slaven Belupo will host visiting rivals Hajduk Split at Gradski Stadion u Koprivnici in the Prva Liga meeting on Saturday.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Slaven Belupo v Hajduk Split match are shown here - along with the latest match odds.
Slaven Belupo will be hoping to bounce back here following a 0-1 Prva Liga defeat in their last game at the hands of NK Osijek.
Damjan Bohar (47') scored for NK Osijek.
It’s been seldom in recent times that Slaven Belupo have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Farmaceuti have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 8 goals in the process. Nonetheless, it remains to be seen if such a trend shall persist here in this match.
Looking at their past form shows that Slaven Belupo:
- have not won against Hajduk Split in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- have not won at home in their last 2 league games.
Last time out, Hajduk Split drew 1-1 in the Prva Liga tie with NK Osijek.
The only name on the scoresheet from Hajduk Split was David Čolina (55'). Ramón Mierez (23') was the scorer for NK Osijek.
The attacking players from Hajduk Split have failed to get amongst the goals over their previous 6 encounters, contributing the disappointing return of only 4. In those matches, Bili have also seen the overall goal aggregate of their opponents equal 7.
Their previous form shows that Hajduk Split:
- have not won against Slaven Belupo in away games against them for the last 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head meetings going back to 10/05/2019 shows that Slaven Belupo have won 2 of these and Hajduk Split 3, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
A sum of 17 goals were scored between them in these games, with 7 of them from Farmaceuti and 10 for Bili. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The last league encounter between the two was Prva Liga match day 3 on 29/08/2020 and the score finished Hajduk Split 2-2 Slaven Belupo.
The match was refereed by Damir Batinić.
Team News: Slaven Belupo
Slaven Belupo boss Tomislav Stipić will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all before this match with a fully healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Hajduk Split
Owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from, Hajduk Split boss Hari Vukas does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash.
Our assessment here is that Slaven Belupo will need to push hard to break down this Hajduk Split side who should do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very even match with a 0-1 victory for Hajduk Split at the conclusion of the game.
It should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Gradski Stadion u Koprivnici (3,205)
Captain: Mateas Delić
Chairman: Hrvoje Kolarić
Manager: Tomislav Stipić
Competitions: Prva Liga position 6
🔑 Key Man: Stipe Bačelić-Grgić
Customarily used in the Centre Midfield position, Stipe Bačelić-Grgić was born in Šibenik, Croatia. Having made a first senior appearance for Šibenik in the 2006 - 2007 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has accumulated 2 league goals in the Prva Liga 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 8 appearances.