Rijeka suffered a heavy 1: 4 defeat against AZ Alkmaar in the game of the second round of the Europa League. While the defeat of Rijeka was mitigated by Kulenović (72nd), the scorers for the Dutch team were Koopmeiners (6-11m), Gudmundsson (20th, 60th), and Karlsson (51st).
Rijeka, AZ Alkmaar, Europa League, Napoli, Real Sociedad,
As a guest Napoli beat Real Sociedad 1: 0 in the same group. After two rounds played in Group F, the first in AZ with six points, Rijeka is at the bottom without points and Napoli and Real Sociedad have three points each.
AZ Alkmaar 4 – 1 Rijeka
Goals: 1-0 Koopmeiners 6, 2-0 Gudmundsson 20, 3-0 Karlsson, 4-0 Gudmundsson 60, 4-1 Kulenovic 72
Yellow cards: Koopmeiners (A), Gudmundsson (A); Kulenovic ( R), Menalo ( R), Lepinjica ( R)
AZ Alkmaar: Bizot – Svensson, Chatzidiakos (Leeuwin, 61), Martins Indi (Gullit, 89), Wijndal – Midtsjo, De Wit, Koopmeiners, Stengs (Aboukhlal, 66), Gudmundsson (Barasi, 89), Karlsson (Evjen, 66)
Rijeka: Nevistić – Tomečak (Raspopović, 80), Escoval, Velkovski (Lepinjica, 64), Smolčić, Štefulj (Anastasio, 80) – Andrijašević (Halilović, 64), Pavičić, Lončar – Menalo (Yateke, 64), Kulenović
Real Sociedad 0 – 1 Napoli
Goals: 0-1 Politano 56
Yellow cards: Le Normand ( R), Lozano (N)
Red card: Osimhen (N)