1. HNL: Slaven Koprivnica recovers a 0-1 deficit to top Gorica 2-1

KOPRIVNICA. Slaven Koprivnica found a way to turn the table against Gorica to win 2-1.

Slaven-Koprivnica-vs-Gorica-2-1-1.-HNL

KOPRIVNICA. Slaven Koprivnica succeeded in turn the table against Gorica to win 2-1. It was Gorica to strike first with a goal of H. Babec at the 19′. Then it was a goal in the 72′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, T. Bozic gave the win to Slaven Koprivnica in the 81′ minute with a goal.

The match was played at the Gradski Stadion stadium in Koprivnica on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Marin Vidulin who was helped by Anto Marić and Dejan Vuković. The 4th official was Ante Čulina. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14.9 degrees Celsius or 58.78 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 72%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Slaven Koprivnica was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Gorica that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Slaven Koprivnica was more aggressive with 37 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Slaven Koprivnica won the encounter.

Slaven Koprivnica shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Gorica shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Slaven Koprivnica received 3 yellow cards (A. Hoxha, H. Zapata and Z. Kvrzic). On the opposite side, Gorica received 4 yellow cards (J. Simunovic, J. Mitrovic, V. Stojanovski and A. Kalik).

After playing this encounter, Slaven Koprivnica will have 31 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Gorica will stay with 40 points to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 19'
    19'

    H. Babec

  • 30'
    30'

    J. Simunovic

  • 37'
    37'

    J. Mitrovic

    M. Muhammed

  • 37'
    37'

    A. Hoxha

  • 46'
    46'

    V. Stojanovski

    C. Da Cruz

  • 61'
    61'

    H. Zapata

    A. Crnac

  • 61'
    61'

    I. Svrznjak

    A. Brkovic

  • 62'
    62'

    I. Krstanovic

    G. Paracki

  • 63'
    63'

    S. Marjanovic

    J. Simunovic

  • 63'
    63'

    P. Jug

    P. Golubickas

  • 68'
    68'

    H. Zapata

  • 70'
    70'

    J. Mitrovic

  • 71'
    71'

    V. Stojanovski

  • 72'
    72'

    I. Krstanovic

    A. Hoxha

  • 75'
    75'

    Z. Kvrzic

  • 75'
    75'

    A. Kalik

  • 79'
    79'

    V. Skrbin

    A. Kalik

  • 81'
    81'

    T. Bozic

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Jovičić (Goal Disallowed)

  • 90'
    90'

    H. Zapata Zape (Goal Disallowed)

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Jovičić (Goal Disallowed)

  • 90'
    90'

    H. Zapata

Next match

In the upcoming 1. HNL match, Slaven Koprivnica will play away against Hrvatski Dragovoljac on the 6th of May with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Slaven Koprivnica (5 draws).

Gorica will host Lokomotiva Zagreb on the 7th of May with a 5-5 head to head stats.

Slaven Koprivnica: Formation and Lineups

Slaven Koprivnica started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Zoran Zekić chose to play with the following team: Ivan Sušak (6.6), Tomislav Božić (7.3), Goran Paracki (6.1), Vinko Soldo (7.1), Filip Hlevnjak (7.4), Zoran Kvržić (8.0), Mario Marina (6.9), Arber Hoxha (7.3), Arijan Brković (6.8), Ante Crnac (6.8) and Lovro Zvonarek (6.7).

Substitutes

Slaven Koprivnica made 5 changes: A. Crnac for H. Zapata (61′), A. Brkovic for I. Svrznjak (61′), G. Paracki for I. Krstanovic (62′), A. Hoxha for L. Liklin (88′) and F. Hlevnjak for N. Tepsic (88′).

Top player: Zoran Kvržić

Probably the most impressive player in Slaven Koprivnica was Zoran Kvržić even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 50 passes (78% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 14. He performed 5 crosses.

Gorica: Formation and Lineups

Gorica started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the other side, Samir Toplak played with: Dominik Kotarski (7.2), Matthew Steenvoorden (6.6), Jozo Šimunović (7.3), Aleksandar Jovičić (7.4), Musa Muhammed (7.0), Paulius Golubickas (6.3), Hrvoje Babec (6.7), Cheick Keita (6.7), Anthony Kalik (6.9), Caio Cruz (6.9) and Toni Fruk (6.5).

Substitutes

Gorica made 5 changes: M. Muhammed for J. Mitrovic (37′), C. Da Cruz for V. Stojanovski (46′), J. Simunovic for S. Marjanovic (63′), P. Golubickas for P. Jug (63′) and A. Kalik for V. Skrbin (79′).

Top player: Aleksandar Jovičić

Probably the most impressive player in Gorica was Aleksandar Jovičić.

His rating is (7.4) with 31 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 12.

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