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Match preview: FK Rudar Prijedor - FK Sarajevo

11.03.2016 at 13:09h

Match preview: FK Rudar Prijedor - FK Sarajevo

Within the BH Telecom Premier League of BiH Matchday 21, FK Sarajevo will play against Rudar from Prijedor on Saturday, 12 March. The match will take place at the city stadium at 02:00 p.m.

Rudar, the home team of the upcoming match of our Club is ranked as 14th in the BiH premier League table after 20 Matchdays. They have 17 points and they need 10 points more to secure their place in the elite rank of our football. Rudar achieved four victories, five draws and suffered 11 defeats, with 16 scored and 28 conceded goals.

They made their four victories in the home matches against Mladost, Travnik and Željezničar and defeated Borac as a guest team in Banja Luka. In the first two Matchdays of the spring part of the championship they were defeated by Drina in Prijedor and played a draw in the last Matchday in Travnik with the club which bears the same name as them, with the result 0:0. In the recently finished winter transitional period, the team of Rudar significantly changed the number of players in the team. Eleven players left the club including the two best strikers from the autumn part of the championship, Filip Arežina and Mirza Džafić, and seven new players came to Prijedor.

Let also add that at tomorrow’s match the Rudar’s team coach Zlatko Jelisavac will not have at disposal the standard players, the captain Nemanja Šodić and midfielder Zoran Milutinović who received their third yellow cards in the last Matchday and got suspension for tomorrow’s match.

Sarajevo and Rudar Sarajevo and Rudar so far played a total of 13 matches, and the Maroon Club was more successful, achieving nine victories and three draws against this opponent. The green and black managed to defeat Sarajevo only once and a total goal difference at previous matches was 34:14 in favour of our Club.

The last match between Sarajevo and Rudar took place at the "Asim Ferhatović-Hase" Olympic Stadium on 30 August 2015 when our Club won with the result 2:0. Bojan Puzigaća and Ševko Okić scored the goals.

FK Sarajevo will go to eleventh league match as a guest team after they won against Čelik in the last Matchday and were defeated by Sloboda during this week in the first match of the 1/4 finals of the Cup of BiH. Miodrag Ješić, Chief of Coaching Staff of the Maroon Club together with his associates has a good situation in the team line-up prior to the upcoming match. Berberović and Rustemović are recovering from a flu and the latter one played in the match in Tuzla on Wednesday. Two players will not be part of the line-up for tomorrow’s match: Matej Delač, who is injured for a long time now and Advan Kadušić, who received a third yellow card in the match against Čelik.

The main referee of the match in Prijedor will be Elvis Mujić from Banovići, and his assistants will be Ratko Kunić, Marko Perić and Dragan Petrović. The match delegate is Ljubiša Tripunović from Doboj and the referee’s observer Slaviša Jaglica from Banja Luka.

WEATHER:  The match participants are going to have rainy weather with a light rain. The air temperature will be between 6 and 90 C.

EXPECTATIONS: Haris Harba, FK Sarajevo first team player, who scored the goal in the match against Čelik believes in the victory of the Maroon Club.

"We want to achieve a new victory and make our fans happy. Certainly, we expect a tough match, but we will do our best to achieve victory after 90 minutes”, said Harba.

TV BROADCAST:  BH Telecom Premier League of BiH Matchday 21 between Rudar and Sarajevo will be broadcasted live on MOJATV at 14:00 hrs.