On Sunday, March 26th, the long-awaited match between Istria and Hajduk will take place at Pula’s Aldo Drosina Stadium. With only a few days left until the game, anticipation is high among fans and spectators alike. The stadium has already sold out its central western stand and the southern part, leaving only 4 tickets remaining for the eastern stand. However, by the time you read this article, these tickets are almost certainly to be sold out as well.
The northern stand of Pula’s stadium is currently holding 1,246 available seats, which could be filled by Sunday as well. As of today, five days before the game, a record number of 7,654 tickets have been sold already. This means that the record set in March 2014 has been broken. Hajduk is currently leading the championship and Istra 1961 is on an impressive run with two consecutive clean sheets. Fans are eagerly waiting for this exciting matchup on Sunday.
The people of Split have not beaten Istria in over 497 days since their last victory on July 17th, 2022 in Pula when they won 2-0 with goals scored by Melnjak and Livaja. This long drought has added to the tension between these two rivals teams and makes Sunday’s game even more significant for both sides.