NK Osijek
NK Osijek
Rijeka
Rijeka
2023-01-21 14:00:00
1 - 1

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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NK Osijek to Win

NK Osijek are going up against visiting club Rijeka at Stadion Gradski vrt in this Prva Liga game on Saturday.

View all NK Osijek v Rijeka tips, stats and our pre-match poll below including the latest game odds.

Both Teams to Score Prediction
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📊 Form Guide

NK Osijek
NK Osijek
WWLWLW

NK Osijek will be looking for another win after a 0-2 Prva Liga success against Šibenik.

In that match, NK Osijek had 59% possession and 17 shots on goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for NK Osijek was Dion Drena Beljo (36', 38'). For their opponents, Šibenik had 9 shots at goal with 2 on target.

NK Osijek haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 matches.

They’ve hit an aggregate of 11 during that time while also conceding a total of 7.

Going into this one, NK Osijek are unbeaten in their previous 15 league matches at home. What a fortress.

Rijeka
Rijeka
WWLLWL

After tasting defeat last time out to Dinamo Zagreb in Prva Liga competition, Rijeka will be hoping to turn things around here.

In that match, Rijeka had 39% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For Rijeka, the goalscorers were Gabriel Lunetta (47') and Mario Vrančić (91'). At the other end, Dinamo Zagreb had 18 shots at goal with 10 on target. Josip Mišić (2'), Mislav Oršić (13', 44'), Dario Špikić (27'), Josip Šutalo (55') and Mahir Emreli (72', 85') scored for Dinamo Zagreb.

Proving their penchant for high-scoring matches, goals have been seen as many as 21 times in the prior 6 games in which Rijeka have played, making it an average of 3.5 goals for each fixture. Their opponents have managed 10 of those goals. However, it remains to be seen whether that trend will continue on in this upcoming game.

Going into this encounter, Rijeka have not emerged victorious against NK Osijek in away games against them for the last 7 matches in the league. They'll be keen to stop this run.

↔️ Head to head

A look at their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 25/04/2021 shows us that NK Osijek have won 3 of these games & Rijeka 1, with the number of drawn games being 2.

A combined total of 9 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 6 from Bijelo-plavi and 3 belonging to Riječki bijeli. That’s an average goals per game of 1.5.

The last league meeting featuring these clubs was Prva Liga match day 9 on 10/09/2022 when it finished Rijeka 0-3 NK Osijek.

On that occasion, Rijeka managed 45% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 0 of them on target.

NK Osijek had 13 shots on goal with 5 on target. Ramón Mierez (36') and Mijo Caktaš (44', 63') scored.

The match was refereed by Ante Čulina.

📰 Team News: NK Osijek

The NK Osijek boss Rene Poms doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from.

📰 Team News: Rijeka

With a fully healthy squad available to select from, the Rijeka manager Sergej Jakirović has zero fitness worries at all ahead of this game.

🧠 Prediction

Our feeling is that NK Osijek are likely to be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.

However, Rijeka are also probably going to find it difficult to score themselves but we do think it’s quite likely that they will be getting the chances to score, too.

Our selection here is for a comfortable 3-1 winning score for NK Osijek at the conclusion of the game.

Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Andre Moura, 01:45 17/01/2023

Correct Score Prediction
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3-1
NK Osijek

⚽️ Team Focus:
NK Osijek

Formed: 1947
Stadium: Stadion Gradski vrt (22,050)
Captain: Mile Škorić
Chairman: Ferenc Sakalj
Manager: Rene Poms
Competitions: Prva Liga position 3

⭐ Star Player: Mijo Caktaš

Mijo Caktaš

Mostly taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Mijo Caktaš was born in Split, Croatia. Having made his senior debut playing for Hajduk Split in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Midfielder has contributed 7 league goals in this HNL 2022 - 2023 campaign so far from a total of 13 appearances.

Rijeka 2022-09-10 16:30:00 0 - 3 NK Osijek
Rijeka 2022-04-23 18:00:00 3 - 1 NK Osijek
NK Osijek 2022-02-13 16:30:00 1 - 0 Rijeka
Rijeka 2021-12-08 16:00:00 0 - 0 NK Osijek
NK Osijek 2021-08-15 19:00:00 1 - 0 Rijeka
Rijeka 2021-04-25 15:00:00 0 - 0 NK Osijek
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
Dinamo Zagreb
Dinamo Zagreb Dinamo
16 13 2 1 31 41 WDLWW
2
Hajduk Split
Hajduk Split Hajduk
17 10 5 2 14 35 DWDWD
3
NK Osijek
NK Osijek Osijek
17 9 3 5 8 30 WLWLW
4
Slaven Belupo
Slaven Belupo Slaven
18 7 6 5 -10 27 WDDDD
5
Varaždin
Varaždin Varaždin
17 6 5 6 -2 23 LWWLD
6
Istra 1961
Istra 1961 Istra
17 5 6 6 -3 21 DWWLD
7
Lokomotiva Zagreb
Lokomotiva Zagreb Lokomotiva
17 5 3 9 -6 18 LWDDW
8
Rijeka
Rijeka Rijeka
17 4 3 10 -10 15 WLLWL
9
Šibenik
Šibenik Šibenik
17 1 10 6 -9 13 LDLLL
10
Gorica
Gorica Gorica
17 1 5 11 -13 8 LLDLD
Lokomotiva Zagreb 2023-02-04 14:00:00 1 - 0 NK Osijek
NK Osijek 2023-01-29 14:00:00 2 - 0 Gorica
NK Osijek 2023-01-21 14:00:00 1 - 1 Rijeka
Šibenik 2022-11-13 14:00:00 0 - 2 NK Osijek
Hajduk Split 2022-11-05 16:30:00 3 - 1 NK Osijek
NK Osijek 2022-10-29 15:30:00 1 - 0 Dinamo Zagreb
Hajduk Split 2023-02-05 16:30:00 1 - 2 Rijeka
Šibenik 2023-01-28 14:00:00 1 - 2 Rijeka
NK Osijek 2023-01-21 14:00:00 1 - 1 Rijeka
Rijeka 2022-11-13 16:30:00 2 - 7 Dinamo Zagreb
Varaždin 2022-11-06 14:00:00 0 - 3 Rijeka
Rijeka 2022-10-29 13:00:00 0 - 1 Istra
NK Osijek 2022-10-29 00:00:00 1 - 0 Dinamo Zagreb
NK Osijek 2022-10-15 00:00:00 2 - 0 Istra
NK Osijek 2022-10-01 00:00:00 4 - 1 Lokomotiva Zagreb
NK Osijek 2022-09-03 00:00:00 1 - 1 Šibenik
NK Osijek 2022-08-28 00:00:00 2 - 1 Hajduk Split
NK Osijek 2022-08-14 00:00:00 2 - 2 Varaždin
Varaždin 2022-11-06 00:00:00 0 - 3 Rijeka
Slaven Belupo 2022-10-23 00:00:00 2 - 1 Rijeka
Gorica 2022-10-09 00:00:00 0 - 2 Rijeka
Hajduk Split 2022-09-14 00:00:00 2 - 0 Rijeka
Dinamo Zagreb 2022-09-02 00:00:00 3 - 1 Rijeka
Istra 2022-08-21 00:00:00 1 - 1 Rijeka
Goals scored 1.8
Goals conceded 0.8
Time first goal scored 47
Time first goal conceded 74
Yellow cards 2.1
Red cards 0
Subs used 4.4
Biggest victory 4-1
Biggest defeat null
Goals scored 1.3
Goals conceded 1.4
Time first goal scored 50
Time first goal conceded 36
Yellow cards 3
Red cards 0.3
Subs used 3.6
Biggest victory 3-0
Biggest defeat 3-1
Dion Drena Beljo 8
Mijo Caktaš 7
László Kleinheisler 6
Ramón Mierez 4
Marin Leovac 2
Matija Frigan 6
Haris Vučkić 3
Jorge Obregón 2
Prince Ampem 1
Näis Djouahra 1
NK Osijek 2023-02-11 16:10:00 Slaven Belupo
Istra 2023-02-18 14:00:00 NK Osijek
NK Osijek 2023-02-26 16:30:00 Varaždin
Dinamo Zagreb 2023-03-05 16:30:00 NK Osijek
NK Osijek 2023-03-10 00:00:00 Hajduk Split
NK Osijek 2023-03-17 00:00:00 Šibenik
Rijeka 2023-03-31 00:00:00 NK Osijek
Gorica 2023-04-07 00:00:00 NK Osijek
NK Osijek 2023-04-14 00:00:00 Lokomotiva Zagreb
Slaven Belupo 2023-04-21 00:00:00 NK Osijek
Hajduk Split 2023-02-05 16:30:00 Rijeka
Rijeka 2023-02-12 16:10:00 Gorica
Lokomotiva Zagreb 2023-02-18 16:10:00 Rijeka
Rijeka 2023-02-25 17:10:00 Slaven Belupo
Istra 2023-03-03 00:00:00 Rijeka
Rijeka 2023-03-10 00:00:00 Varaždin
Dinamo Zagreb 2023-03-17 00:00:00 Rijeka
Rijeka 2023-03-31 00:00:00 NK Osijek
Rijeka 2023-04-07 00:00:00 Šibenik
Rijeka 2023-04-14 00:00:00 Hajduk Split

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