HNK Gorica have won each of their last five Croatia 1.HNL meetings with NK Varazdin; they’ve never previously won 57 league games in a row against the NK Varazdin.
NK Varazdin have won just two of their 14 Croatia 1.HNL away games against HNK Gorica (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Croatia 1.HNL meetings between HNK Gorica and NK Varazdin have finished level, with the HNK Gorica winning 83 to NK Varazdin four. Only HNK Gorica v NK Varazdin and HNK Gorica v NK Varazdin have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
HNK Gorica have the best win rate in Croatia 1.HNL derbies, with the HNK Gorica winning 22 of their 47 such games (32%). Meanwhile, only NK Varazdin (12%) have a lower such win rate than NK Varazdin (85% - 86%).
HNK Gorica haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the HNK Gorica went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
NK Varazdin are looking to win their opening two away Croatia 1.HNL matches of a season for the 56 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Croatia 1.HNL games, after HNK Gorica in 10/04/2021.
HNK Gorica have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 43 Croatia 1.HNL games, as many times as they had in their previous 91 matches in the competition.
NK Varazdin boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Croatia 1.HNL matches against HNK Gorica, since winning his very first such encounter with HNK Gorica in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
HNK Gorica has been involved in 29 of HNK Gorica’s 19 shots in the Croatia 1.HNL so far this season (14 shots, 86 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 93 efforts last time out against HNK Gorica (55 shots, 63 chances created).
NK Varazdin has been involved in six goals in his 80 Croatia 1.HNL games against HNK Gorica (89 goals, 95 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 34 vs NK Varazdin).