Istra 1961 1-2 Lokomotiva

(73′ Ivančić; 29′ Krstanović, 80′ Kastrati) In 4th round of Max TV Prva liga Istra played against Lokomotiva at Drosina. Lokomotiva was looking for a chance to get on the first place on league table, at least for some time, while Istra was looking for the first victory this season.

Istra 1961 have started with these 11: Landeta; Senzemba, Oneto, Rodriguez, Franić; Espinosa, Cardozo;  Traore, Segado, Grujević; Mierez.

There was a lot of mutual respect between two sides in opening 20 minutes.

First chance came in 23rd minute – Kastrati took a shot, Landeta saved it easily. 2 minutes later comes first chance for Istra. Traore jumped well on Franić’ cross, but Grbić managed to push it in corner.

It was 29th minute when Lokomotiva got in to the lead. Cardozo lost the ball in dangerous zone, Landeta saved Radonjić’ shot, ball came to Krstanović who scored for Lokomotiva’s lead 0-1.


In the second half, very similar story to the first half. In 63rd minute Mierez layed off the ball to Segado whos shot goes wide. Istra’s biggest chance came in 70th minute. Ivančić crossed from the corner, Rodriguez was the highest in the box, but Kastrati managed to clear it off the line.

3 minutes later Mierez managed to lay off the ball once more, this time for Ivančić who scored equalizer at Drosina.

After that, Istra tried to get all 3 points. Mierez have missed big chance in 73rd minute with his head.

Punishment came in 81st minute – Radonjić dribbled past few Istra players on the left side, played back pass for Kastrati who didn’t miss a chance for win and all 3 points.


Istra 1961 1-2 Lokomotiva

(73′ Ivančić; 29′ Krstanović, 80′ Kastrati)