2015–16 in Croatian football

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Football in Croatia
Season2015–16
Men's football
Prva HNLDinamo Zagreb
Druga HNLCibalia
Treća HNLNovigrad (West)
Solin (South)
Međimurje (East)
Croatian CupDinamo Zagreb
2014–15 Croatia 2016–17

The following article presents a summary of the 2015–16 football season in Croatia, which will be the 25th season of competitive football in the country.

National teams[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score Croatia scorer(s) Report
UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying - Group stage
3 September 2015 Tofiq Bahramov Stadium, Baku  Azerbaijan 0–0 UEFA.com
6 September 2015 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo  Norway 0–2 UEFA.com
10 October 2015 Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb  Bulgaria 3–0 Perišić, Rakitić, Kalinić UEFA.com
13 October 2015 Ta' Qali National Stadium, Ta' Qali  Malta 1–0 Perišić UEFA.com
Friendly fixtures
17 November 2015 Olimp-2, Rostov on Don  Russia 3–1 Kalinić, Brozović, Mandžukić HNS-CFF.hr
23 March 2016 Stadion Gradski vrt, Osijek  Israel 2–0 Perišić, Brozović HNS-CFF.hr
26 March 2016 Groupama Arena, Budapest  Hungary 1–1 Mandžukić HNS-CFF.hr
27 May 2016 Gradski stadion, Koprivnica  Moldova 1–0 Kramarić
4 June 2016 Stadion Rujevica, Rijeka  San Marino 10–0 Pjaca, Mandžukić (3), Srna, Perišić, Rakitić, Kalinić (3)

Croatia U21[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score Croatia scorer(s) Report
2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification - Group stage
3 September 2015 Gradski stadion, Koprivnica  Georgia 1–0 Milić UEFA.com
7 September 2015 Tamme Stadium, Tartu  Estonia 4–0 Milić, Pašalić (2), Radošević UEFA.com
7 October 2015 San Marino Stadium, Serravalle  San Marino 3–0 Marić (2), Pašalić UEFA.com
11 November 2015 Stadion Šubićevac, Šibenik  San Marino 4–0 Halilović, Milić, Perić, Pjaca UEFA.com
17 November 2015 Stadion Rujevica, Rijeka  Spain 2–3 Pašalić, Radošević UEFA.com
24 March 2016 Estadio El Plantío, Burgos  Spain 3–0 Ćaleta-Car, Perica (2) UEFA.com
28 March 2016 Stadion ŠRC Zaprešić, Zaprešić  Estonia 2–1 Pavičić, Perica UEFA.com
Friendly fixtures
12 October 2015 Stadion ŠRC Zaprešić, Zaprešić  Russia 3–4 Radošević (2), Dangubić HNS-CFF.hr

Croatia U19[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score Croatia scorer(s) Report
2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification - Qualifying round
18 November 2015 Stadion Veruda, Pula  Montenegro 3–1 Matić, Božić UEFA.com
20 November 2015 Stadion Veli Jože, Poreč  Kazakhstan 1–0 Brekalo UEFA.com
23 November 2015 Stadion Veruda, Pula  Hungary 1–1 Knežević UEFA.com
2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification - Elite round
23 March 2016 Stadion Kantrida, Rijeka  Bulgaria 1–0 Brekalo UEFA.com
25 March 2016 Stadion Kantrida, Rijeka  Scotland 3–0 Brodić, Turčin, Brekalo UEFA.com
28 March 2016 Stadion Rujevica, Rijeka  Belgium 4–0 Benković, Brodić, Lovren, Knežević UEFA.com

Croatia U17[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score Croatia scorer(s) Report
2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup - Group stage
17 October 2015 Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago  Chile 1–1 Moro FIFA.com
20 October 2015 Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar  United States 2–2 Majić, Ivanušec FIFA.com
23 October 2015 Estadio Municipal Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso, Coquimbo  Nigeria 2–1 Brekalo, Majić FIFA.com
2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup - Knockout stage
29 October 2015 Estadio Municipal de Concepción, Concepción  Germany 2–0 Moro, Lovren FIFA.com
1 November 2015 Estadio Municipal Nelson Oyarzún Arenas, Chillán  Mali 0–1 FIFA.com
2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification - Qualifying round
26 October 2015 Sportpark Eschen-Mauren, Eschen  Gibraltar 4–1 Javorčić (2), Knežević (2) UEFA.com
28 October 2015 Sportplatz Rheinau, Balzers  Liechtenstein 2–0 Vujčić, Čuže UEFA.com
31 October 2015 Sportplatz Rheinau, Balzers  Czech Republic 2–2 Špikić, Kulenović UEFA.com
2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification - Elite round
16 March 2016 Stadion Valbruna, Rovinj  Wales 0–2 UEFA.com
18 March 2016 Stadion Valbruna, Rovinj  Sweden 1–2 Javorčić UEFA.com
21 March 2016 Stadion Aldo Drosina, Pula  Portugal 2–4 Špikić, Javorčić UEFA.com

Croatia Women's[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score Croatia scorer(s) Report
UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying - Group stage
17 September 2015 Kazım Karabekir Stadium, Erzurum  Turkey 4–1 Landeka, Joščak, Šundov, Šalek UEFA.com
22 September 2015 Stadion Kranjčevićeva, Zagreb  Germany 0–1 UEFA.com
25 October 2015 Stadion Gradski vrt, Osijek  Hungary 1–1 Joščak UEFA.com
30 November 2015 Stadion Rujevica, Rijeka  Turkey 3–0 Šundov, Joščak, Andrlić UEFA.com
8 April 2016 Gyirmóti Stadion, Győr  Hungary 0–2 UEFA.com
12 April 2016 Stadion an der Bremer Brücke, Osnabrück  Germany 0–2 UEFA.com
6 June 2016 Gradski stadion, Koprivnica  Russia 0–3 UEFA.com

League tables[edit]

Croatian First Football League[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dinamo Zagreb (C) 36 26 7 3 67 19 +48 85 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round[a]
2 Rijeka 36 21 14 1 56 20 +36 77 Qualification for the Europa League third qualifying round
3 Hajduk Split 36 17 10 9 46 28 +18 61 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round
4 Lokomotiva 36 16 4 16 56 53 +3 52 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
5 Inter Zaprešić 36 11 14 11 39 48 −9 47
6 RNK Split 36 10 16 10 28 29 −1 46
7 Slaven Belupo 36 10 12 14 41 42 −1 42
8 Osijek 36 7 13 16 27 49 −22 34
9 Istra 1961 (O) 36 4 12 20 23 58 −35 24 Qualification for the relegation play-off
10 NK Zagreb (R) 36 3 8 25 27 64 −37 17 Relegation to the Croatian Second Football League
Source: PrvaHNL.hr, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored (at home if two teams tied); 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Play-off
(Note: Criteria 2-4 and 7 is only used if deciding Champion, teams to international competition or teams for relegation and in that case criteria 6 will not be used).[1]
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Dinamo Zagreb qualified for the Europa League third qualifying round by winning the 2015–16 Croatian Football Cup. However, since they already qualified for European competition based on their league position, the spot awarded to the cup winners was passed down the league.

Croatian Second Football League[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Cibalia (C) 33 20 10 3 54 20 +34 70 Promotion to the Croatian First Football League
2 Šibenik 33 20 9 4 54 21 +33 69 Promotion play-off
3 Sesvete 33 15 7 11 56 40 +16 52
4 Gorica 33 13 8 12 40 40 0 47
5 Rudeš 33 11 10 12 47 44 +3 43
6 Dinamo Zagreb II 33 11 10 12 34 37 −3 43 Reserve teams are ineligible for promotion to the Croatian First Football League
7 Dugopolje 33 11 7 15 38 41 −3 40
8 Lučko 33 11 7 15 40 47 −7 40
9 Imotski 33 11 7 15 40 50 −10 40
10 Hrvatski Dragovoljac 33 11 7 15 29 39 −10 40 Relegation to the Croatian Third Football League
11 Segesta (R) 33 10 8 15 44 54 −10 38
12 Zadar (R) 33 5 8 20 30 73 −43 23
Updated to match(es) played on 6 July 2016. Source: Druga-HNL.com
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head away goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Croatian clubs in Europe[edit]

Summary[edit]

Club Competition Starting round Final round Matches played
Dinamo Zagreb Champions League 2nd qualifying round Group stage 12
Rijeka Europa League 2nd qualifying round 2
Hajduk Split Europa League 1st qualifying round Play-off round 8
Lokomotiva Europa League 1st qualifying round 2nd qualifying round 4
Osijek Women's Champions League Qualifying round 3

Dinamo Zagreb[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score Dinamo Zagreb scorer(s) Report
2015–16 Champions League - Second qualifying round
15 July 2015 Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb Luxembourg Fola Esch 1–1 Henríquez UEFA.com
22 July 2015 Stade Émile Mayrisch, Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Fola Esch 3–0 Pjaca (2), Rog UEFA.com
2015–16 Champions League - Third qualifying round
28 July 2015 Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb Norway Molde 1–1 Henríquez UEFA.com
4 August 2015 Aker Stadion, Molde Norway Molde 3–3 Pjaca, Ademi, Rog UEFA.com
2015–16 Champions League - Play-off round
19 August 2015 Elbasan Arena, Elbasan Albania Skënderbeu Korçë 2–1 Soudani, Pivarić UEFA.com
25 August 2015 Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb Albania Skënderbeu Korçë 4–1 Soudani (2), Taravel, Hodžić UEFA.com
2015–16 Champions League - Group stage
16 September 2015 Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb England Arsenal 2–1 Pivarić, Fernandes UEFA.com
29 September 2015 Allianz Arena, Munich Germany Bayern Munich 0–5 UEFA.com
20 October 2015 Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb Greece Olympiacos 0–1 UEFA.com
4 November 2015 Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus Greece Olympiacos 1–2 Hodžić UEFA.com
24 November 2015 Emirates Stadium, London England Arsenal 0–3 UEFA.com
9 December 2015 Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb Germany Bayern Munich 0–2 UEFA.com

Rijeka[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score Rijeka scorer(s) Report
2015–16 Europa League - Second qualifying round
16 July 2015 Stadion Kantrida, Rijeka Scotland Aberdeen 0–3 UEFA.com
23 July 2015 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Scotland Aberdeen 2–2 Tomasov, Kvržić UEFA.com

Hajduk Split[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score Hajduk Split scorer(s) Report
2015–16 Europa League - First qualifying round
2 July 2015 Rakvere linnastaadion, Rakvere Estonia Sillamäe Kalev 1–1 Caktaš UEFA.com
9 July 2015 Stadion Hrvatski vitezovi, Dugopolje Estonia Sillamäe Kalev 6–2 Balić, Caktaš, Ohandza (2), Vlašić, Maglica UEFA.com
2015–16 Europa League - Second qualifying round
16 July 2015 Bonifika Stadium, Koper Slovenia Koper 2–3 Milović, Nižić UEFA.com
23 July 2015 Stadion Poljud, Split Slovenia Koper 4–1 Kiš, Jefferson, Caktaš, Maglica UEFA.com
2015–16 Europa League - Third qualifying round
30 July 2015 Stadion Poljud, Split Norway Strømsgodset 2–0 Balić, Kiš UEFA.com
6 August 2015 Marienlyst Stadion, Drammen Norway Strømsgodset 2–0 Caktaš, Ohandza UEFA.com
2015–16 Europa League - Play-off round
20 August 2014 Stadion u Nisy, Liberec Czech Republic Slovan Liberec 0–1 UEFA.com
27 August 2014 Stadion Poljud, Split Czech Republic Slovan Liberec 0–1 UEFA.com

Lokomotiva[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score Lokomotiva scorer(s) Report
2015–16 Europa League - First qualifying round
2 July 2015 Nantporth, Bangor Wales Airbus UK Broughton 3–1 Šovšić, Marić, Kolar UEFA.com
9 July 2015 Stadion Kranjčevićeva, Zagreb Wales Airbus UK Broughton 2–2 Fiolić, Šovšić UEFA.com
2015–16 Europa League - Second qualifying round
16 July 2015 Stadion Kranjčevićeva, Zagreb Greece PAOK 2–1 Kolar, Andrijašević UEFA.com
23 July 2015 Toumba Stadium, Thessaloniki Greece PAOK 0–6 UEFA.com

ŽNK Osijek[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score ŽNK Osijek scorer(s) Report
2015–16 UEFA Women's Champions League - Qualifying round
11 August 2015 Stadion Gradski vrt, Osijek Moldova Noroc Nimoreni 4–0 Šalek, Lojna (2), Andrlić UEFA.com
13 August 2015 Stadion Gradski vrt, Osijek Portugal Benfica 0–3 UEFA.com
16 August 2015 Stadion Gradski vrt, Osijek Serbia Spartak Subotica 0–3 UEFA.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Propozicije natjecanja za prvenstvo MAXtv prve lige za natjecateljsku godinu 2015/2016" (pdf) (in Croatian). Croatian Football Federation. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015.