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will be taking on visiting rivals Inter Zaprešic
at Stadion Anđelko Herjavec in the Prva Liga meeting on Thursday. To see all of our predictions, user poll & stats for Varaždin v Inter Zaprešic, scroll down - along with the latest match odds.
Varaždin are hoping to win again following a 3-0 Prva Liga success versus Istra 1961. For Varaždin, the goalscorers were Jorge Obregón (54'), Domagoj Drožđek (85') and Vinko Petković (90').
In their preceding 6 games, Samir Toplak's Varaždin have managed to score 9 times which gives them an average number of goals scored per match of 1.5.
Heading into this fixture, Varaždin are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against NK Osijek in Prva Liga competition, Inter Zaprešic will be hoping to turn things around here. Mirko Marić (68') was the scorer for NK Osijek.
The numbers tell their own story, and Inter Zaprešic have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 14 goals in all. In defence, Keramičari have clearly had some problems. We will have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Heading into this contest, Inter Zaprešic are without an away win for the past 9 matches in the league. It's not a good run at all.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 21/05/2011 shows that Varaždin have won 3 of these games & Inter Zaprešic 2, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
A combined total of 19 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 10 for Bumbari and 9 for Keramičari. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
The previous league game between the two was Prva Liga match day 22 on 15/02/2020 when it ended Inter Zaprešic 1-2 Varaždin. The match was refereed by Ivan Bebek.
Team News: Varaždin
Varaždin manager Samir Toplak will be grateful to have no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash owing to a completely injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Inter Zaprešic
With a completely injury-free group available for selection, Inter Zaprešic boss Tomislav Ivković does not have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Inter Zaprešic are dangerous enough to score a goal against this Varaždin side, although it probably shouldn’t be as many as they’ll concede. We reckon that it will be a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 win for Varaždin at the end of the 90 minutes. We’ll have to see what happens.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Anđelko Herjavec (8,818)
Captain: Leon Benko
Chairman: Stjepan Cvek
Manager: Samir Toplak
Competitions: Prva Liga position 9
🔑 Key Man: Leon Benko
Usually played in the Striker position, Leon Benko was born in Varaždin, Croatia. After making a first senior appearance for Varaždin in the 2003 - 2004 season, the gifted Forward has netted 5 league goals in the Prva Liga 2019 - 2020 campaign to date in 26 appearances.