The match of 8th round between HNK Rijeka и NK Varazdin will take place at Stadion Rujevica on 17 October 2020, Saturday. Referee - Igor Pajac
The last meeting of these teams took place more than a month ago (12 June 2020) and ended with the draw with a score 0-0.
The most common result of matches between these teams is 2-1. 2 matches have ended with this result.
The teams are close in the league table, the difference between their points is only 2 points.
HNK Rijeka takes the 5th position in the league table with 9 points. This is the 5th of 36 team game in the tournament.
The difference with the nearest team on top is 1 point (HNK Rijeka can score 93 points). In addition, the distance from the TOP-4 is 1 point (93 points are possible). The nearest pursuer is 2 points lower and has the opportunity to score 87 points additionally. The goal difference is 6:6. HNK Rijeka has the best defensive record in the league.
NK Varazdin takes the 7th position in the league table with 7 points. This is the 7th of 36 team game in the tournament.
NK Varazdin has the same number of points with the nearest team on top and can score 87. The distance from the bottom league record is 3 points. The nearest pursuer is 2 points lower and has the opportunity to score 90 points additionally. The goal difference is 5:11. In addition, the NK Varazdin offensive line is one of the worst in the tournament.
The team scored 24 points оn its own field in 10 last matches, with the following results 8 wins, zero draws and 2 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 16-8. The average number of goals is 1.6. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 2.6.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Antonio-Mirko Colak (8), Franko Andrijasevic (4), Pires (1), Josko Gvardiol (1), Nino Galovic (1), Tibor Halilovic (1), Robert Muric (1).
Manager: Simon Rozman
NK Varazdin has lost in all of 5 last matches.
The team scored 12 points when playing away in 10 last matches, with the following results 4 wins, zero draws и 6 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 9-17. The average number of goals is 0.9. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 2.7.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Domagoj Drozdek (7), Jorge Obregon (2), Petar Mamic (1), Vinko Petkovic (1), Leon Benko (1), Mohammad Mehdikhani (1), Matej Senic (1).
Manager: Samir Toplak