Croatian Clubs in Europe 2018/19

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  1. LordofTheFlies

    Dec 9, 2015
    CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Dinamo Zagreb
    Dinamo Zagreb will start in the 2nd round of qualifying where they will play the winner of Florin Tallinn(Estonia) and Hapoel Be'er Sheva(Israel). They are seeded in this round but after that there is no guaranteed

    EUROPA LEAGUE: Rijeka, Hajduk Split, Osijek
    Rijeka will start in the 3rd round so they will not now their opponents today. They will be seeded in this round however.

    Hajduk will once again start in the same round as last season. Hajduk start in the 2nd round and will be seeded however they are in the bubble for the 3rd round in terms of seed. Hajduk draw the winners of Ilves (FIN)/Slavia Sofia (BUL)

    Osijek too will start in the same round as last season, 1st round. They will be seeded in both the 1st and 2nd rounds should they progress but beyond that they won't be. There first opponent will be Petrocub Hincesti(Moldova)
  2. cromagnum

    cromagnum Member+

    Aug 13, 2007
    Dinamo won 5-0 against the Israel champions.
  3. Gilbertsson

    Gilbertsson Member+

    Apr 1, 2012
    Toronto Croatia
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  4. LordofTheFlies

    Dec 9, 2015
    #4 LordofTheFlies, Aug 20, 2018
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2018
    So Croatian Clubs in Europe:

    So Osijek in Round 1 of Europa league qualifying beat FC Petroclub from Moldova to advance to Round 2 of qualifying. With scores of 1-1 and a 2-1 win at home.
    Second round they went up against Glasgow Rangers and were eliminated with a 0-1 loss at home and a 1-1 draw away.

    So Hajduk started their Europa campaign in the 2nd round of qualifying and their opponent was Slavia Sofia whom they beat 1-0 and 2-3. Advancing to the 3rd round they went up against Steaua Bucharest and drew the first game 0-0 and then subsequently losing the second game 3-2. thus being eliminated from the competition

    Rijeka started in the 3rd qualifying round for Europa where they played Sarpsbogf 08 from Norway. they drew the first game , 1-1, which was played in Norway but then lost the home return leg which ended up 0-1.

    Dinamo Zagreb beat Hapoel Beer Sheva 5-0 and then drew 2-2 to advance to the 3rd round of Championships league qualifying. Which brought them to face the champion from Kazakhstan, FC Astana. They beat Astana in both legs 2-0 and 0-1. They take on BSC Young Boys, Swiss Champion, next.

    So their Current coefficient is like so, with only Dinamo Zagreb advancing to the next round in their respective competition:

    Hapoel Beer Sheva: 1.5
    Astana: 2.0

    Sarpsborg: 0.5

    Slavia Sofia: 2.0
    Steaua Bucharest: 0.5

    Petroclub: 1.5
    Rangers: 0.5

    TOTAL: 8.5/4 = 2.125

    11. Austria 26.250 (2)
    12. Denmark 25.650 (3)
    13. Netherlands 25.133 (2)
    14. Greece 24.100 (3)
    15. CROATIA 23.750 (1)

    16. Czech Rep 23.675 (4)
    17. Switzerland 23.600 (3)
    18. Cyprus 21.800 (3)
  5. LordofTheFlies

    Dec 9, 2015
    Champions League
    Dinamo Zagreb - They lost out to the Swiss Champion Young Boys 1-1 and 1-2 in this competition

    Europa League
    Dinamo Zagreb - They have been on a great run of form in this league, Qualifying to play in the knock out stages for the first time in like 15+ years(not sure the last time a Croatian team was in the knockout round) of a Club tournament in Europe.
    Anyway in Europa League Group D they went undefeated with a record of 4 wins and 2 draws, allowing only 3 goals to be scored against them. They were paired in a group with Fenerbache, Anderlecht and Spartak Trnava. They beat Trnava, both home and away with scorelines of 3-1 and 1-2. And beat Fenerbache at home 4-1 and drawing away 0-0. they beat Anderlecht away with an 0-2 scoreline before drawing with them at home.
    Qualifying for the Knock round had them first paired against Viktoria Plezen whom they lost to away with a scoreline of 2-1 but then eliminated Plezen with a scoreline of 3-0 at home. In the round of 16 they have drawn SL Benfica. The first game was played at home and they beat them 1-0. The second will be played March 14th on Lisbon.

    Hapoel Beer Sheva: 1.5
    Astana: 2.0
    Young Boys: 0.5
    Spartak Trnava: 4.0
    Fenerbache: 3.0
    Viktoria Plezen:2.0

    TOTAL: 23/4 = 5.75

    12. Austria 30.850 (1)
    13. Czech Republic 28.075 (1)
    14. Greece 27.600 (0)
    15. CROATIA 27.375 (1)

    16. Denmark 27.025 (0)
    17. Switzerland 26.90 (0)
    18. Cyprus 24.925 (0)

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