The hot Krčan, who has scored 10 goals in his last four games, scared Celje, who were sovereign: Leading club of 1. SNL advances in the Cup
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Celje the hottest team in the land on the sunny side of the Alps, played Krško to open the cup competition. There was no shortage of goals at the Matija Gubec Stadium, and the Counts recorded their fifth consecutive victory in all competitions.
The net was shaking in Krško after just one and a half minutes, when Gregor Bajde converted a header from Lovro Bizjak into a goal. Not even a minute had passed when Žiga Ribič made an outstanding shot, catching the visiting keeper, Method Jurhar, on the left foot and levelling the score at 1:1. Žiga Ribič further confirmed that he is in great form at the moment, scoring 10 goals in his last four games!
Celjani regained the lead in 34. In the second minute, Gregor Bajde scored his second goal of the match with a precise shot from the edge of the penalty area. The visitors finally escaped with less than half an hour to go, when Gregor Bajde scored a hat-trick with some help from the home defence. The final score was scored by the new Slovenian national player David Zec in the dying seconds of the match.
With the win, the Counts have secured a good start for Sunday’s derby, when stadium Z’Dežele will host the Olimpija.
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