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The Prva Liga match at Gradski Stadion u Koprivnici on Friday will see hosts Slaven Belupo welcome Šibenik.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Slaven Belupo v Šibenik are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Slaven Belupo will be hoping to return to winning ways here following a 0-1 Prva Liga loss in their previous game against Gorica.
Kristijan Lovrić (59') was the scorer for Gorica.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games where Slaven Belupo have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Farmaceuti have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 13 goals on the way. Regardless, time will tell whether that pattern will be replicated in this upcoming match.
Coming into this meeting, Slaven Belupo haven't been beaten in the league by Šibenik in their last 10 games. Quite a long unbeaten run against them.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Gorica in Prva Liga competition, Šibenik will be aiming to make amends here.
Hrvoje Babec (71') was the scorer for Gorica.
A sequence of dependable showings by the Šibenik defenders has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their previous 6 fixtures overall. In that time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 9.
Going into this one, Šibenik have not won away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 25/07/2010 shows us that Slaven Belupo have won 3 of these & Šibenik 0, with the number of drawn results being 3.
A sum of 13 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 9 of them from Farmaceuti and 4 created by Šibenik. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.17.
The previous league game between these clubs was Prva Liga match day 13 on 27/11/2020 when it ended Šibenik 0-3 Slaven Belupo.
The match was refereed by Jakov Titlić.
Team News: Slaven Belupo
Slaven Belupo manager Tomislav Stipić will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match owing to a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Šibenik
Thanks to a fully injury-free group to pick from, Šibenik boss Krunoslav Rendulić has zero fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game.
Our assessment here is that Šibenik might well have a job on their hands to register a score against this Slaven Belupo outfit who we think might well get a goal themselves and run out victorious.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a very competitive game with a 1-0 victory for Slaven Belupo when all is said and done.
A close call.
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 7
⭐ Key Player: Törles Knöll
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Törles Knöll was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Having played his first senior match for Hamburg in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Forward has accumulated 4 league goals in the Prva Liga 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 18 appearances.