Cibalia – Rijeka (Pick, Prediction, Preview)

Croatian premier league this weekend will be played round number 8. The championship leader, who will play Sunday in Rijeka, on the ground at Cibalia. The game is scheduled to begin at 20:00 and will be held at Stadion Cibalia Vinkovci. The two are separated by seven places in the rankings, which means a lot in a league with only 10 teams. So I think it will be a meeting that will play more at a gate to the home side. What do you think? In the following you will get details about the two teams but also a prediction.


Do they have a very good season and are only ranked 8th with only 3 points collected Ince seven stages.
All their points were gathered from 3 draws, with Istra, and Inter Zapresic RNK Split.
They lost 4 times, Osijek, Dinamo Zagreb, Hajduk Split and Slaven Belupo.
Defense is the biggest problem of their worst first Croatian league with 15 goals conceded.
No one is too offensive performance, her scoring only 8 times and only 3 teams are more inefficient than them.
Their biggest problem were the first two stages in which they were beaten, which resulted in them bottom of the table.


This season seems in the end that may put greater problems of Dinamo Zagreb.
They are in first place, on equal points with them, 15 in number, obtained in 7 rounds.
Have 6 wins, with Belupo, Hajduk Split, Lokomotiva Zagreb, Osijek, Istra and RNK Split.
With one team drew with the Inter Zapresic, the final score being 1-1.
There were no defeat this season in all competitions.
The attack is at the highest level, with and novel contribution Florentin Matei.
They have the best offense in the Croatian first league with 16 successes, but with only 1 more than Dinamo Zagreb.
Defense is also the most effective in 1. HNL, on par with that of Dinamo Zagreb, with just four goals conceded.
Vicecampionii Croatia participated in Europa League where they were eliminated by Istanbul BB after 2 draws.
Turks have qualified after a 0-0 at home and 2-2 away thanks to goals scored in Rijeka.

direct meetings

Cibalia and Rijeka gave chest 43 times and the situation between them is very close.
Rijeka lead with 17 wins compared to 13 of Cibaliei, as many matches incheiandu being and equality.
In the last two direct meetings Rijeka won once and drew once.
But before they were imposed Cibalia 2 times in a row.