Home » Sport » Croatian Cup Final: Advantage Belongs To Hajduk Split

Croatian Cup Final: Advantage Belongs To Hajduk Split

 

Hajduk Split FC claimed the upper hand in the first leg of the Croatian Cup on Wednesday with a 2-1 win over Zagreb club Lokomotiva at Split’s Poljud stadium.

Two goals in a 3 minute spell in the second half helped Hajduk Split take a 1 goal advantage to Zagreb’s Maksimir stadium for the return leg next week. Hajduk Split went behind in the 53rd minute when Lokomotiva’s Domagoj Antolic found the back of the net. Hajduk’s comeback started in the 66th minute when substitute Anton Maglica slammed home from just inside the box after Jean Evrard Kouassi. The Ivory Coast national Kouassi then sealed Lokomotiva’s fate just 3 minutes later with a goal of his own.

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

Hajduk Split’s Poljud Stadium Tour

Something for sports fans to do whilst in the popular Dalmatian city of Split – a tour of Hajduk Split’s stadium. The Poljud Stadium tour has attracted both Croatian and foreign tourists who are visiting Split for a number of years. Hajduk Split says that interest in the tour has increased on a daily basis,...

UEFA Europa League: All Croatian Clubs Through to Playoff

A great night for Croatian clubs involved in UEFA Europa League qualifying on Thursday. Dinamo Zagreb, Hajduk Split, and NK Osijek have all progressed to the UEFA Europa League qualification playoff. Last night NK Rijeka progressed through to the UEFA Champions League playoff. Dinamo Zagreb ground out a 0-0 in Norway against Odd after having...

Hajduk Split & Osijek Advance in UEFA Europa League Qualifying

All Croatian teams involved in European competitions have safely advanced through to the next stages of qualifying. On Tuesday NK Rijeka thumped Welsh side The New Saints 5-1 to make the third round of UEFA Champions League qualifying, and on Thursday it was the turn of the Croatian sides involved in UEFA Europa League qualifying....

UEFA Europa League Playoffs: Mixed Night For 3 Croatian Clubs

The three Croatian clubs involved in the UEFA Europa League playoffs will have their work cut for them after a disappointing night on Thursday in first leg action. Dinamo Zagreb could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Albanian side Skenderbeu. Latifi opened the scoring in the 37th minute and could have been 2-0...

Hajduk Split v Everton: General Ticket Sales Start Today

Hajduk Split take on English Premier League side Everton in the UEFA Europa League Playoff. The first leg will be played this week on 17 August 2017 at Goodison Park in England, with the return leg a week later on 24 August 2017 at Split’s Poljud Stadium. General ticket sales started on Monday 14 August...

Rijeka Complete Historic League & Cup Double

Croatian football club NK Rijeka have created history on Wednesday night after completing the league and cup double for the first time in the club’s 71-year history. Rijeka, who won the Croatian first division for the first time earlier this month, have beaten Dinamo Zagreb 3-1 tonight in Varaždin in the Croatian Cup final. A...