Dinamo and Rijeka played their first matches in the European qualification play-off
DINAMO – SPARTA PRAGUE 3:1 (Špikić 44′, Perić 59′, Ivanušec 61’/Krejči 38′-11m)
DINAMO: Nevistić – Moharrami, Ristovski, Perić (B. Šutalo 86′), Ljubičić – Mišić, Bulat (Sučić 75′) – Špikić (Emreli 64′), Baturina (Stojković 64′), Ivanušec (Mihajličenko 86′) – Petković
SPARTA PRAGUE: Vindahl – Krejči, Panak, Sørensen – Zeleny (Ryneš 82′), Kairinen, Sadílek (Laci 68′), Wiesner – Haraslín, Olatunji, Birmančević (Pešek 68′)
Sergej Jakirović started with a victory on Dinamo’s bench, and Ivanušec said goodbye in the best possible way. Luka Ivanušec said goodbye to Makismir with a victory and a goal. Dinamo was much more specific, and Sparta had its opportunities at times.
From a corner kick, the guests received a penalty, which was realized by Krejči in the 39th minute of the match. Just five minutes later, Špikić scored to equalize, and the break went to nobody’s advantage.
In the first fifteen minutes, Dinamo entered better and with better quality. The result is two goals. Perić scored first in the 59th minute, and Ivanušec scored two minutes later for the final 3:1. Dinamo has an excellent advantage before returning to the Czech capital, Prague. And before the European rematch, Dinamo will compete in the domestic championship against Rijeka.
LILLE – RIJEKA 2:1 (Zhegrova 43., Yoro 89./Pašalić 24.)
LILLE: Chevalier – T. Santos (Zedadka 67′), Diakite (Yoro 6′), Alexsandro, Gudmundsson – Gomes, Andre – Zhegrova (Cavaleiro 66′), Cabella, Haraldsson (Ounas 66′, Yazici 80′) – David
RIJEKA: Labrović – Smolčić, Galesić, Radeljić (Mitrović 33′), Goda – Pašalić (Grgić 57′), Selahi (Lepinjica 78′), Hodža, Vukčević (Fruk 57′) – Janković – Ivanović (Ilinković 78′)
After a turbulent weekend, Rijeka played very bravely. Rijeka bravely fell in France. However, in the Conference League play-off, they played against LOSC Lille. Rijeka played well and held on as much as they could.
Rijeka took the lead from the classic counter. The scorer was Pašalić in the 24th minute. Towards the end of the half, Lille managed to equalize through Zhegrov in the 43rd minute. With a score of 1:1, they go on vacation. In the second half, Rijeka managed to keep up with the French. Rijeka conceded a goal only towards the end of the match. The scorer was Yoro in the 89th minute.
Rijeka will play against Dinamo away from home before the return match at Rujevica.