Osijek vs Sibenik prediction: The defending runner-up Osijek will welcome Sibenik at the Stadion Gradski vrt home ground in the first match of 1. HNL 2021/22. With the current performance, it is not too difficult for Osijek to win the first 3 points in the journey to overthrow the dominance of D. Zagreb over the years.
- Match date: 07:00 pm on 2021/07/16
- Event: 1. HNL
- Stage: Matchday 1st
- Location: Stadion Gradski vrt
OSIJEK VS SIBENIK PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
With outstanding strength, Osijek is being more appreciated by the house for the ability to win against Sibenik. This will certainly not be an easy match for the Sibenik guests.
Osijek’s form in the last 5 matches: W L D D W
Despite their best efforts last season, Osijek could not compete for the championship with D. Zagreb. After 36 rounds, Osijek’s players got themselves 77 points and 8 points behind the champion. But that also helped Osijek get a place to attend the Europa League. The start of the new season is also the time when Osijek needs to show stability to be able to compete for the championship.
However, the performance after the last 5 matches of Osijek has not been effective. Although there have been 2 victories, that is also the number of times this team has received a draw result. With the remaining match, Osijek lost to Slask 1-2 at home Stadion Gradski vrt.
Sibenik’s form in the last 5 matches: D W L L L
Compared to the opponent in the next match, Sibenik did not get good results last season. That is shown by the fact that this team has only 35 points after 36 matches along with 7th place in the table. The distance between Sibenik and the relegation group is only 7 points, so this team needs to win important points in the recent season.
Sibenik’s preparation for the recent season is also extremely poor. After the last 5 friendly matches, Sibenik only got 1 win and 1 draw and immediately lost the remaining 3 matches in a row. Thus, Sibenik’s loss rate accounts for 60%.
Select: Osijek FT.
The difference in class between the two teams has been too different over the years. In the last 5 encounters, Osijek has not lost any match against Sibenik, instead, they won all 5 absolute victories.
In the second leg match last season, Osijek won overall. With playing at home Osijek defeated Sibenik with a score of 3-0.
Select: Osijek FT.
Osijek is having a relatively effective scoring record last season. After 36 rounds, Osijek scored a total of 59 goals, the scoring efficiency corresponds to 1.63 goals/match. On the other hand, Osijek also has the most solid defense in the tournament when conceding 25 goals.
For Sibenik’s part, they showed weakness in the attack front last season. After 36 matches played, Sibenik players only had 32 times to tear the opponent’s net. Meanwhile, the defense revealed many weaknesses with 47 goals conceded, an average of 1 match Sibenik lost 1.3 goals.
With Over/Under 2.5, it is noticeable that Osijek vs Sibenik have 3 out of 5 recent matches that have contributed to Over.
Select: Over 2.5 FT.
Osijek vs Sibenik Prediction: Osijek vs Sibenik FT (3-0 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of 1. HNL between Osijek vs Sibenik on 2021/07/16 of the CMD368 bookie.