Friday, 2 April 2010


ZAPRESIC 2 MEDIMURJE 1 (Palic, Balic/ Amauri)
ZAGREB 1 HAJDUK 1 (Ljubojevic/ Strinic)
VARTEKS 5 SIBENIK 1 (Mumlek 2, Simek, Smrekar, Glavica/ Zec)
BELUPO 4 SESVETE 0 (Mujanovic, Delic, Maras, Poredski)
ZADAR 2 OSIJEK 1 (Santini, Terkes/ Niksic)
RIJEKA 2 DINAMO 2 (Strok, Pamic/ Sammir, Barbaric)

Dinamo Zagreb edge towards the title after a 2-2 draw with Rijeka. Hjorve Strok stunned the visitors early on, but Sammir quickly replied. Tomislav Barbaric followed in after more good work from the in form Brazilian to give Dinamo the lead. However Alen Pamic netted late on to give Nenad Gracan's side a point. Sammir has come to the fore in the absence of Pedro Morales who is now injured topping off a very unhappy March.

Hajduk Split received a set back to there hopes of European qualification after a 1-1 draw with NK Zagreb. Ivan Strinic put Hajduk in the lead, but substitute Goran Ljubojevic equalised late on to save the game. Fortunately for Hajduk Sibenik and Osijek experienced unlikely drubbings at the hands of Varteks and Zadar. Cibalia meanwhile kept on course for second place despite a draw with Istra. Karlovac and Lokomotiva also drew.

Despite picking up a point Zagreb lost ground on the sides above them. Varteks stunned Sibenik 5-1, whilst Zadar beat Osijek. Zagreb will now target Medimurje who sacked coached Srecko Bogdan after defeat to Inter Zapresic. Zapresic and Zadar particularly have given themselves some breathing space. Slaven Belupo also put an end to any thoughts of sliding towards the relegation zone by pounding Sesvete 4-0. Goran Mujanovic scored his first goal for the club.