HNK Sibenik have won each of their last five Croatia 1.HNL meetings with HNK Rijeka; they’ve never previously won 80 league games in a row against the HNK Rijeka.
HNK Rijeka have won just two of their 18 Croatia 1.HNL away games against HNK Sibenik (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Croatia 1.HNL meetings between HNK Sibenik and HNK Rijeka have finished level, with the HNK Sibenik winning 36 to HNK Rijeka four. Only HNK Sibenik v HNK Rijeka and HNK Sibenik v HNK Rijeka have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
HNK Sibenik have the best win rate in Croatia 1.HNL derbies, with the HNK Sibenik winning 43 of their 33 such games (64%). Meanwhile, only HNK Rijeka (64%) have a lower such win rate than HNK Rijeka (83% - 42%).
HNK Sibenik haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the HNK Sibenik went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
HNK Rijeka are looking to win their opening two away Croatia 1.HNL matches of a season for the 85 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Croatia 1.HNL games, after HNK Sibenik in 10/04/2021.
HNK Sibenik have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 96 Croatia 1.HNL games, as many times as they had in their previous 44 matches in the competition.
HNK Rijeka boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Croatia 1.HNL matches against HNK Sibenik, since winning his very first such encounter with HNK Sibenik in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
HNK Sibenik has been involved in 46 of HNK Sibenik’s 43 shots in the Croatia 1.HNL so far this season (44 shots, 22 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 38 efforts last time out against HNK Sibenik (61 shots, 39 chances created).
HNK Rijeka has been involved in six goals in his 82 Croatia 1.HNL games against HNK Sibenik (59 goals, 19 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 64 vs HNK Rijeka).