The “Nobles” once again showed an excellent game and celebrated with a score of 1:0. The only goal was scored by Niko Janković in the 76th minute, when he managed to beat Tobol goalkeeper Aleksandar Mokin directly from the corner.
From the 55th minute, Zrinjski played with one less player on the pitch, when Josip Ćorluka received a second yellow card, and in 84th minute, Tobol player Žarko Tomašević also received a red card.
The following were fielded for Zrinjski: Josip Čondrić, Josip Ćorluka, Hrvoje Barišić, Marin Magdić, Mario Tičinović, Silvio Ilinković (60th, Frane Maglica), Igor Savić, Kerim Memija (60th, Karlo Kamenar), Niko Janković (87th, Nikola Mandić), Nemanja Bilbija, Marijo Ćuže (60th, Ivan Jukić).
The second-leg match is scheduled for 11th August at 16:00 h at the Tsentralniy Stadium in Kostanay.
PHOTO: HŠK Zrinjski