1. HNL: Dinamo Zagreb prevails over Lokomotiva Zagreb 2-1

ZAGREB. Dinamo Zagreb beat Lokomotiva Zagreb to win 2-1.


ZAGREB. Dinamo Zagreb topped Lokomotiva Zagreb to win 2-1. It was Dinamo Zagreb to strike first with an early goal of A. Ademi at the 6′. Then it was a goal in the 14′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, B. Petkovic gave the win to Dinamo Zagreb in the 47′ minute with a goal. Dinamo Zagreb was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Stadion Kranjčevićeva stadium in Zagreb on Sunday and it started at 5:15 pm local time. The referee was Ante Čulina who was helped by Dario Kolarević and Ivan Starčević. The 4th official was Dario Bel. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.8 degrees Celsius or 65.88 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 55%.​

Match Statistics

Dinamo Zagreb was in firm control of the ball 62% while Lokomotiva Zagreb was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Dinamo Zagreb was more aggressive with 67 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Dinamo Zagreb won the contest.​

Lokomotiva Zagreb shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Dinamo Zagreb shot 14 times, 9 on target, 5 off target.


Lokomotiva Zagreb received 3 yellow cards (S. Gorican, M. Maric and H. Salihu). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Dinamo Zagreb.

After this match, Lokomotiva Zagreb will stay with 9 points like Šibenik to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, Dinamo Zagreb will have 25 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 6'

    A. Ademi

  • 14'

    S. Kulenovic

  • 22'

    S. Gorican

  • 46'

    B. Petkovic

    M. Baturina

  • 47'

    B. Petkovic

  • 62'

    M. Soticek

    S. Gorican

  • 63'

    M. Maric

  • 73'

    I. Tuci

    J. Pivaric

  • 73'

    J. Vasilj

    A. Ibrahim

  • 76'

    R. Ljubicic

    P. Bockaj

  • 76'

    L. Ivanusec

    D. Spikic

  • 79'

    H. Salihu

  • 83'

    J. Mersinaj

    H. Salihu

  • 83'

    A. Smakaj

    B. Cipetic

  • 86'

    M. Bulat

    J. Drmic

  • 89'

    M. Emreli

    M. Orsic

Next match

In the upcoming 1. HNL match, Lokomotiva Zagreb will play away with Osijek on the 1st of October with a 18-16 head to head stats in favor of Osijek (12 draws).

Dinamo Zagreb will host Slaven Koprivnica on the 1st of October with a 45-4 head to head in favor of Dinamo Zagreb (7 draws).

Lokomotiva Zagreb: Formation and Lineups

Lokomotiva Zagreb started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Silvijo Čabraja chose to play with the following team: Nikola Čavlina (6.9), Marko Vranjković (5.9), Hajdin Salihu (7.1), Justin De Haas (6.6), Ivan Milićević (7.0), Branimir Cipetić (6.6), Mateo Marić (6.3), Josip Pivarić (6.4), Ibrahim Aliyu (6.3), Sandro Kulenović (7.5) and Silvio Goričan (6.4).


Lokomotiva Zagreb made 5 changes: S. Gorican for M. Soticek (62′), J. Pivaric for I. Tuci (73′), A. Ibrahim for J. Vasilj (73′), H. Salihu for J. Mersinaj (83′) and B. Cipetic for A. Smakaj (83′).

Top player: Sandro Kulenović

Probably the most impressive player in Lokomotiva Zagreb was Sandro Kulenović.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 25 passes (76% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 12.

Dinamo Zagreb: Formation and Lineups

Dinamo Zagreb started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Ante Čačić played with: Dominik Livaković (6.4), Sadegh Moharrami (7.2), Josip Šutalo (7.1), Dino Perić (7.7), Petar Bočkaj (7.0), Arijan Ademi (7.8), Josip Mišić (7.4), Dario Špikić (7.2), Martin Baturina (6.6), Mislav Oršić (6.2) and Josip Drmić (6.8).


Dinamo Zagreb made 5 changes: M. Baturina for B. Petkovic (46′), P. Bockaj for R. Ljubicic (76′), D. Spikic for L. Ivanusec (76′), J. Drmic for M. Bulat (86′) and M. Orsic for M. Emreli (89′).

Top player: Arijan Ademi

Probably the most impressive player in Dinamo Zagreb was Arijan Ademi.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 41 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11.

Results of the day

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