A press conference was held today ahead of the game of the 9th round HT 1st League, between Istra 1961 and Rijeka. The match is scheduled for Sunday at 7 pm at the Aldo Drosina City Stadium in Pula.

Head coach Ivan Prelec and player Ivan Mocinic attended the conference.

“We play against a team of high quality that has been fighting for the top of the HNL for several seasons. We are aware that they are the favorites in this match. We believe in ourselves, and with some focus, good play and a dose of sports luck, we think we can achieve a good result,” says head coach Prelec.

“We are well trained and prepared. Matches against Rijeka always carry a special significance and I am sure that we will have a nice atmosphere tomorrow at the stadium,” says Ivan Močinić.