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Lokomotiva Grab 2nd Place, CL Berth With 2 Minutes Left In Season

July 29, 2020

    It was a wild finish to the Croatian Prva Liga season as Lokomotiva and Osijek locked horns on the final day to determine who would go to Champions League qualifying. Osijek needed an outright win to finish second but an 88th minute Danijel Lončar own goal would send Lokomotiva (basically Dinamo Zagreb’s 2nd team) to a 2-1 victory. […]

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Ante Kvartuč

  Posted By: Ante Kvartuč 8 comments

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Why Does No Club Want The Second Croatian Champions League Spot?

July 3, 2020

    For the first time, I think ever, the 1. HNL has two Champions League places up for grabs. Whoever gets these places will still have to go through the qualifying stages to get into the group stage for the 2020-21 European season, but even so, it is a great opportunity for Croatian soccer as a whole. Dinamo Zagreb […]

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Nikola Vukmanić

  Posted By: Nikola Vukmanić 14 comments

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Failed Wonderkids: Why Did They Fail?

June 2, 2020

How often are young players labeled ‘wonderkids’ after showing the slightest bit potential? Way too often. And how often do those players live up to their lofty potentials? Much less often. It is an unfortunate thing to be labeled a failed wonderkid, but at the end of the day, it is just part of the game. Why do these players […]

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Nikola Vukmanić

  Posted By: Nikola Vukmanić 69 comments

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HNL Week 15

November 11, 2019

      Consistency seems to be a key factor in winning championships. It’s Dinamo Zagreb who has been the most reliable team to do so in recent history, but it’s smaller clubs such as Gorica and Osijek who sometimes struggle to maintain successful runs.     HNK Gorica have been the most-successful newly-promoted team in the past 10 years, finishing […]

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Colin O'Haravić

  Posted By: Colin O'Haravić 2 comments

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