Rijeka vs Gorica Prediction | 1. HNL | 07/17

Rijeka vs Gorica prediction: Rijeka has made impressive preparations for the campaign to conquer the championship this year. In the open match that 1. HNL, Rijeka will be playing at the Stadion HNK Rijeka home ground to host Gorica. If the exam is right with Rijeka’s ability, they’re fully capable of winning the first 3 points.

Rijeka vs Gorica Prediction


  • Match date: 07:00 pm on 2021/07/17
  • Event: 1. HNL
  • Stage: Matchday 1st
  • Location: Stadion HNK Rijeka



With an impressive performance last season as well as a good preparation for the new season, Rijeka is being appreciated more than rival Gorica. A win in the next match against Gorica will help Rijeka step by step realize their ambitions for this season.

Rijeka’s form in the last 5 matches: W D W W W

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Rijeka has had quite good results in the last tournament. After 36 matches, Rijeka owns 61 points along with 3rd place in the table, which helps Rijeka win the right to participate in the Europa League qualifying round. However, to be able to compete for the championship with D. Zagreb is impossible when being left with a gap of 24 points.

Rijeka’s preparations for the new season couldn’t be more impressive. After 5 friendly matches, Rijeka did not lose any match instead won 4 wins and 1 draw. This helps fans to hope for an explosive tournament of Rijeka.

Rijeka vs Gorica Prediction

Gorica’s form in the last 5 matches: W D L L L

Surely Gorica fans can’t forget the main loss to Rijeka in the last round 1.HNL made Gorica fall to 5th place on the rankings and lose the previous 3rd place to the opponent. Therefore, Gorica is showing their determination to reclaim her debt before their opponent right in the next round.

However, Gorica’s performance in the last 5 matches is extremely poor. The number of victories this team has is only 1 and immediately after that, they had to receive 1 draw and 3 consecutive losses. With the current situation, a loss against Rijeka in the next round is quite possible.

Select: Rijeka FT.

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Although there has been no stability in recent times, Gorica has not been left out in the last 5 competitions with Rijeka. That is shown by the fact that Rijeka vs Gorica owns the remaining 2 wins and draws.

In the second leg match last season, Rijeka won overall. Playing at home Rijeka defeated Gorica with a score of 2-1.

Select: Rijeka FT.


Rijeka’s attack has owned 51 goals in 1. HNL last season. Thus, an average of 1 match Rijeka players together scored 1.41 goals. However, the defense was not stable with 46 goals conceded in those matches.

Rijeka vs Gorica Prediction

On the other side of the front line, Gorica’s attack played extremely impressively last season with up to 60 times to tear the opponent’s net and this is the second-best achievement in the tournament after defending champions D. Zagreb. However, in the opposite direction, Gorica’s defense also revealed many weaknesses when conceding 47 goals.

With Over/Under 2.5, Rijeka has had all 5 of the last 5 matches involved in Over. Meanwhile, Gorica has only once done the same thing.

Select: Over 2.5 FT.

Rijeka vs Gorica Prediction: Rijeka 3-0 Gorica FT (1-0 H1).

The above is information about the prediction in the 1st match of 1. HNL  between Rijeka vs Gorica on 2021/07/17 of the CMD368 bookie.