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The Prva Liga game at Stadion Poljud on Sunday will see home team Hajduk Split go into battle with opponents Slaven Belupo.
All Hajduk Split v Slaven Belupo match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below including the latest game odds.
Hajduk Split go into this fixture coming off the back of a 1-1 Prva Liga drawn match against NK Osijek.
In that game, Hajduk Split managed 47% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Hajduk Split was Filip Uremović (57'). For their opponents, Osijek had 11 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Ramón Mierez (72') was the scorer for NK Osijek.
Their most recent results shine a light on the fact that much solidity has been shown by the Hajduk Split defence. Hajduk Split have given the opposition little, seeing the number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their past six games standing at 4.
Ahead of this clash, Hajduk Split haven't been beaten in the league by Slaven Belupo in their last 8 matches. A long run without a loss.
Slaven Belupo go into this encounter following a 4-0 Prva Liga win to defeat Rudeš in their previous fixture.
In that match, Slaven Belupo had 48% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. For Slaven Belupo, the goalscorers were Ivan Lepinjica (39'), Tomislav Štrkalj (49', 63') and Benedik Mioč (72'). For their opponents, Rudes got 7 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 games involving Slaven Belupo, three or more goals have gone in. The average goals scored per match within that spell is 4, with the number of goals averaged by Slaven Belupo standing at 2.33. Regardless, time will tell whether that trend will be sustained in this game.
Ahead of this meeting, Slaven Belupo have not emerged victorious against Hajduk Split in away games against them for the last 11 league games. A very poor run of away results.
Head to head
An inspection of past results between these clubs going back to 04/09/2022 reveals that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for Slaven Belupo. They have not managed to get themselves any victories at all whereas Hajduk Split have been superior, winning in 83% of those games played.
A combined sum of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 13 of them for Bili and 3 netted by Farmaceuti. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
The last league fixture between these clubs was Prva Liga match day 13 on 27/10/2023 when it finished Slaven Belupo 0-1 Hajduk Split.
In that game, Slaven Belupo had 54% possession and 15 shots at goal with 3 on target.
At the other end, Hajduk Split got 14 shots on goal with 5 on target. Marko Livaja (44') scored.
The referee was Mateo Erceg.
Team News: Hajduk Split
Ivan Perisic (Cruciate ligament tear), Marko Livaja (Ankle injury), Ferro (Knee surgery), Elvis Letaj (Knee surgery) and Dario Melnjak (Knee surgery) will not be able to play for Hajduk Split boss Mislav Karoglan.
Team News: Slaven Belupo
Owing to a fully injury-free group available to select from, the Slaven Belupo manager Roy Ferenčina does not have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this game.
We feel that Hajduk Split look likely to get the win and a possible clean sheet when they come up against Slaven Belupo, who may well struggle scoring a goal of their own.
Our tip is for a 2-0 win for Hajduk Split by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Poljud (35,000)
Captain: Lovre Kalinić
Chairman: Lukša Jakobušić
Manager: Mislav Karoglan
Competitions: Prva Liga position 2
🔑 Star Man: Marko Livaja
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Marko Livaja was born in Split, Croatia. Having made his senior debut playing for Cesena in the 2011 - 2012 season, the gifted Forward has scored a sum of 7 league goals in the HNL 2023 - 2024 season so far in 19 appearances.