Istra 1961 vs Rijeka (Pick, Prediction, Preview)


My last tip and I think the safest Friday comes first Croatian league. Rijeka leader opens the 11th stage, by a shift from Istra 1961 game that will be played at Stadion Aldo Drosina of Istra is scheduled to begin at 19:00. I think it will be an interesting match for those in Rijeka badly need the three points to stay ahead 4 points ahead of main title rival Dinamo Zagreb.

Istra 1961

Is doing pretty well in this start to the season and are 5 with 10 points collected in 10 rounds.
Only 2 times won with Inter Zapresic and RNK Split, first at home and two away.
4 times they drew away to Osijek and Cibalia at home with Slaven Belupo and Lokomotiva Zagreb.
Have the 5th best attack in the Croatian first league with 12 successes.
Also on the 5th place is already repetitive and defensive, she received 15 goals.


The team evolves and novel Florentin Matei makes a very good season.
It is the first in Croatian firstborn echelon with 26 points collected in 10 rounds.
Won 8 times so far, five of them coming home and three away.
Only two missteps they made those in Rijeka, away from Inter Zapresic and Cibalia where they drew.
I am the only team in the Croatian first league that has not known the bitter taste of defeat this season.
They have the best attack with his Hajduk Split with 23 successes.
And defense is the best in the league with only six goals conceded.

direct meetings

So far the two have met 29 times and Rijeka is in clear advantage with 18 wins.
They won only 3 times those of the Istra and 8 times drew.
Rijeka has won the last six disputes with Istra Istra 1961 and has not lost for the last time in February 2015.
Rijeka last 7 encounters with people from Istra have scored only once.