David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Farouk Miya was unstoppable, scoring twice for HNK Gorica on Saturday (Photo: HNK Gorica)

Croatia Premier League:

  • HNK Gorica 3-0 Hajduk Split

Uganda Cranes international Farouk Miya scored a brace as Hrvatski Nogometni Klub (HNK) Gorica out-muscled  Hajduk Split 3-0 during a Croatia Premier League contest played at the Stadion Radnik in Velika, Gorica on Saturday.

Miya netted twice with the other goal, a penalty coming from Lukasz Zwolinksi on the stroke of half time.

The former Vipers player opened the scoring business as early as the 11th minute.

Zwolinksi added the second a penalty on the stroke of half time as the home side bossed the opening stanza 2-0.

Upon restart of play in the second half, Miya scored his second, the team’s third on the evening before he was replaced by Michal Maslowski.

David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Farouk Miya in action against Hajduk Split. Miya scored a brace in HNK Gorica 3-0 home win (Photo: HNK Gorica)

Hrvatski Nogometni Klub Gorica now has 14 victories from 31 matches as they are 5th on the team log.

Hajduk Split was condemned to their 7th loss of the season, remaining fourtj with 50 points.

Dinamo Zagreb leads the 10 team standings with a massive 79 points off 31 points, 23 points off second placed Rijeka.

David Isabirye | Kawowo Sports Lukasz Zwolinski celebrates after slotting home the penalty (PHOTO: HNK Gorica)

HNK Gorica travels to Rudes on Friday, 3rd May 2019 at Stadion Kranjceviceva before hosting Istra 1961 a week later.

On 15th May 2019, Miya and the rest of his teammates will make a trip to Stadion Maksimir to take on the champions in the making Dinamo Zagreb.

Team Line Ups:

HNK Gorica XI:

Joey Suk, Igor Cagalj, Kristijan Lovric (Martin Sroler), Aleksandar Jovicic, Giorgi Mtchedlishvili Jr, Matija Dvornekovic (Musa Muhammed), Farouk Miya (Michal Maslowski), Lukasz Zwolinski, Kristijan Khalina (Captain), Marijan Cabraja, Martin Maloca

Subs Not Used:

Godfrey Oboabona, Ronaldo Deaconu,, Ivan Covic, Matija Spicic

Head Coach: Sergej Jakirovic

Hajduk Split XI:

Hamza Barry, Darko Nejasmic, Fran Tudor, Adam Gyurcso (Mijo Caktas), Francesco Tahiraj (Ardian Ismajli), Jairo De Macedo Da Silva, Domagok Bradaric (Andre Fomitschow), Stanko Juric, Oleksandr Svatok (Ante Palaversa), Josip Posavec

Subs Not Used:

Tomislav Duka, Bozo Mikulic, Anthony Kalik, Bassel Jradi

Head coach: S. Orescanin

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