OFK Titograd (@4.2) vs FK Buducnost Podgorica (@1.83)
14-09-2019

Our Prediction:

FK Buducnost Podgorica will win

OFK Titograd – FK Buducnost Podgorica Match Prediction | 14-09-2019 14:30

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Of the other side, during the 1960s, FK Budunost spent only one season in the top tier (196263). They won the Second League title with 14 points more than second-place Sutjeska and prepared for their comeback to the Yugoslav First League. In their first Cup final, Budunost played with following team: Hajdukovi, Foli, Gardaevi, Pavlovi, Savkovi, Kovaevi, akovi, Todorovi, orban, eri, Franovi (coach: Boidar Dedovi). They lost a game against Dinamo Zagreb (12). Until today, it remained the biggest ever home victory of Budunost in the First League. For all that time, their head coach was Vojin Boovi, who still holds two records in the club's historymanager with most seasons (10) and with the most official games (199). The historical first game in First Yugoslav League, FK Budunost played on 25 August 1946 against Dinamo Zagreb (22),[9] in front of 5,000 spectators in Podgorica, which was equal with town population of that time. In the season 1953, FK Budunost made the biggest victory in official games history, against Iskra away (131). From 1955 to 1960, team from Podgorica was a permanent participant of Yugoslav First League. From 1969 to 1974, FK Budunost was among the best Yugoslav Second League sides, as they were title holders three times and twice runners-up. Until 1955, FK Budunost played three seasons in Yugoslav First League, four in Yugoslav Second League and three in Montenegrin Republic League. Rows of playoff losses started in 1969 against Sloboda Tuzla (03, 11), and continued in 1970 against Sloga Kraljevo (20, 02; lost on penalties), 1971 against Vardar Skopje (11, 03), 1972 against Spartak Subotica (10, 12; lost on penalties) and in 1973 against Maribor (10, 01; lost on penalties). On 16 March 1947, Budunost defeated NK Nafta 90. The only goal for Budunost scored Franovi in the 35th minute. Soon after that, the team from Podgorica won the first official football competition after World War IIin the Montenegrin Republic League for the 1946 season, which meant placement in the inaugural season of the Yugoslav First League (194647). In January 1946, Budunost played its first international friendly game after the waragainst KF Tirana (61) in Podgorica. Their best performance of that era occurred in 195657 and 195859, finishing as a ninth-placed team.[10]The most important moment in the next decade occurred in season 196465. After the war, the club was refounded under the name FK Budunost. In previous rounds, FK Budunost eliminated Sutjeska (32), Radniki Beograd (10), OFK Beograd (32) and Vardar away (20) in semifinals. Finally, in season 197475, Budunost gained their first promotion to top flight after 12 years. Budunost was a member of Yugoslav Second League, but they surprisingly participated in the final game of 196465 Yugoslav Cup. During the six matches, Budunost hadn't a single defeat and made one of the biggest official victories in the team's historyagainst Arsenal (80). But, in all five seasons, they failed to gain a promotion to Yugoslav First League via playoffs. Their first game was played on 1 May 1945, against FK Loven at Cetinje (42).

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As Podgorica City Stadium didn't meet new UEFA rules, they played home games against Nea Salamis (11) and OFI Crete (34) in Belgrade. In the playoffs for UEFA competitions, Budunost played against Vojvodina; the winner took the spot in the UEFA Cup and were defeated in the UEFA Intertoto Cup. After the breaking of SFR Yugoslavia, Montenegro stayed in federation with Serbia, in the successor state called FR Yugoslavia. They finished as a champion of First B League and gained participation in international competitions. At the end, Deportivo finished 21 and went on to the next stage. They made a great top-tier comeback in season 200405. While FK Budunost won the first game in Podgorica (31), Vojvodina won 52 in Novi Sad, so Budunost played in the 1995 UEFA Intertoto Cup. FK Budunost won an away game against Tervis Prnu (31), but were defeated by Bayer in Leverkusen. They finished fourth in Group 7, so didn't qualify for further stages. So, FK Budunost became a member of the new top tier competitionthe FR Yugoslavia First League. Finally, promotion came after the 200304 Second League edition, when FK Budunost with a young, homegrown team, dominated in competition. Among many significant results, FK Budunost defeated Crvena Zvezda in Belgrade (21) for the first time after 18 years. Another surprise came during the next two seasons, when FK Budunost failed to gain a quick promotion to First League. The first game at Estadio Riazor finished 30 for the home side. At the beginning of 2000, FK Budunost performances were weaker, so they were relegated after season 200001. FK Budunost had its first success in the new football system in 199495. At the end of the season, Budunost finished sixth and gained a polace in the UEFA Intertoto Cup. Budunost lost the battle against Rad, so they were moved to lower rank after the 26 consecutive seasons spent in top-tier. But, in the second match, FK Budunost held a 20 lead in front of 10,000 supporters. Until the end of the 90s, First League had two groups (A and B) and FK Budunost played the majority of seasons in the higher one. In the first leg of 2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup, they eliminated Valleta (22, 50) and in the next stage their opponent were Spanish giants Deportivo La Corua.

FK Budunost debuted in European competitions in 1981, when they played in Intertoto Cup, finishing as a first place team in the group. Genk (2:0 in Podgorica after 0:2 in Genk in first match), but lost on penalties. More recently, Budunost's most successful European season was 2016/17 in UEFA Europa League. After Montenegrin independence, Budunost became a regular participant in UEFA competitions, and played three seasons in the Champions League qualifiers. In the following decades, Budunost played in the same competition twice, with notable victory against Deportivo La Corua (2:1) in 2006. After eliminating the Macedonian side Rabotniki, Budunost almost won against K.R.C.

A big comeback of FK Budunost to Yugoslav First League occurred in season 197576. They had a successful campaign in international competition, finishing among nine group winners. They represented Yugoslavia in the Balkans Cup. In the final, Budunost sterted out with the following team: Vujai, Jankovi, Foli, J. The third week game between Budunost and Hajduk Split (12) was attended by 20,000 spectators, which is the highest number in the history of Budunost home games, but the Podgorica City Stadium, too. Two appearances in the Yugoslav Cup finals (1965, 1977) are considered as the greatest achievements of FK Budunost in the era of SFR Yugoslavia. In the period 1985 to 1991, FK Budunost continued to play in Yugoslav First League. In the final, FK Budunost lost to FC Inter Sibiu (00, 01).[16]From 1946 to 1992, FK Budunost played 26 seasons in Yugoslav First League. On 28 May 1989, FK Budunost played their first game under the floodlights in Podgorica City Stadium, against Rad (30). For most matches in his career, Savievi played for Budunost. The period known as a golden era of football in Podgorica is 19751985. That was a very successful campaign for Budunost, who played in the finals. In season 197677, FK Budunost had another performance in the Yugoslav Cup final game. Other players who started their careers in FK Budunost during the 80s were Branko Brnovi (100 games / 13 goals for Budunost in First League), eljko Petrovi (59/6), Nia Savelji (98/8), Dragoljub Brnovi (183/12) and Dragoje Lekovi (133/0); they all were members of national teams SFR Yugoslavia and FR Yugoslavia. In season 197879, no one from the big four of Yugoslav football (Hajduk, FK Crvena Zvezda, GNK Dinamo and FK Partizan) won a game in Podgorica. Miroevi, Ljumovi (coach: Marko Valok).[11] In previous rounds, Budunost eliminated Pobeda Prilep (31), Rudar Kakanj (10), Sarajevo (32) and Radniki Ni away in semifinals (11; Budunost won the penalties). So, in 1983 for FK Budunost debuted Dejan Savievi, who would later win two UEFA Champions League titles,[13] with one scored goal in the final.[14] Savievi played for Budunost 1988, including the 130 games in Yugoslav First League with 36 goals scored. It was the strongest organised supporters group in Montenegro and among the well-known in former Yugoslav territories. In the quarterfinals, they eliminated KF Tirana (20, 00). Radonji played for Budunost from 1972, with overall 84 scored goals, and among them 52 in the Yugoslav First League. Miroevi, Vukevi, Miloevi, Kovaevi, Bokovi, Radonji, A. Varvari (Barbarians) was founded in 1987. FK Budunost made their third international performance in 1991. Both times, the team from Podgorica finished in sixth place. In Group 4, Budunost played against Odense (42, 11), sters (31, 00) and Wacker Innsbruck (12, 31).[12]After the First League season 198182, all-time top-striker of FK Budunost Moja Radonji signed to their biggest rival Sutjeska. Budunost was a permanent top-tier member, finishing two seasons as six-placed team. The 80s were also remembered for the founding of organized Ultras group. FK Budunost made a huge surprise in the semifinals, eliminating Galatasaray (00, 11). Otherwise, 197576 First League games in Podgorica averaged 12,765 supporters, which is another all-time record. This time, they were defeated in extra-time (02). During the 80s, Budunost never relegated from the First League, but another achievement of the Podgorica side was producing great players. Seasons 197879 and 198081 were remembered as best performances of FK Budunost in Yugoslav Second League. With sixth place in 1981, FK Budunost qualified for Intertoto Cup. Their best finish at that time occurred in season 198687the team from Podgorica was seventh-placed, equalised on table with GNK Dinamo Zagreb, and were only one point less than fourth-placed Rijeka. Budunost avoided a relegation and during the season few attendance records were made. Another great talent of FK Budunost, Predrag Mijatovi, debuted in 1987 and would later win and score a goal in one UEFA Champions League final.[15] Mijatovi played two seasons in Budunost senior team, with 73 appearances and 10 scored goals. At the same time, in spring 1977, Budunost debuted in the Balkans Cup, finishing second in the group with Panathinaikos (12, 22) and Vllaznia (20, 11). With 261 wins and 188 draws from 789 games, they are among the top 14 teams on the all-time list of the Yugoslav football championship. Their rival was Hajduk Split and the team from Podgorica again lost the trophy.

The first official game was played 9 October 1932.[6] As a match of main and strongest clubs from two biggest Montenegrin cities, The Derby became popular from its earliest days. Some of the highest attendance in Montenegrin football were recorded at the games of the Montenegrin Derby. FK Budunost participated in the biggest game in Montenegrin footballthe Montenegrin Derby, a match against FK Sutjeska from Niki.

Budunost in European competitions[edit]

Budunost and Bali played 11 official games. Budunost won four champion titles in period 19251935, while GSK Bali won seven trophies in seasons between 1925 and 1940. Together with Cetinje teams Loven and Crnogorac, rivals from Podgorica were among the top four teams in Montenegrin Football Championship (19221940). Except Montenegrin Derby, in period 19251935, there was a big local derby in Podgorica, between FK Budunost and GSK Bali. During the regime of Kingdom of Yugoslavia, work of RSK Budunost is prohibited at 1937. Games against Hajduk and Dinamo, FK Budunost played in Yugoslav First League until the breakup of SFR Yugoslavia, and against Crvena zvezda and Partizan until Montenegrin independence. As Budunost was officially workers' club and Bali the team of that-time regime, Podgorica derby had big social dimension. Two teams played first game at 1925 and Budunost won 21 (friendly game). After the Second World War, GSK Bali was not refounded, so derby was alive only in period from 1925 to 1936. During the period 19462006, especially popular were games of FK Budunost against the bigfour of Yugoslav football (Crvena zvezda, Dinamo Zagreb, Hajduk Split and Partizan). So, their games made huge interest in Podgorica and nearby places. Budunost won 8 matches and Bali 3 games, with goal difference 2212 (Budunost goals first).

During the latest seasons, there has been an escalation of violence at the Montenegrin Derby games. According to many fan magazines from the Balkans they are the only fans in Montenegro who are at the level of the largest ex-Yugoslavian fan groups. The following year, the home game against Red Star Belgrade was suspended for two hours after home supporters (Varvari) sprayed tear gas on the pitch and, after that, attacked visitors' ultras.[22][23] In spring 2006, there was crowd violence at the local rivals game Budunost - Zeta.[24] In the Montenegrin First League, numerous matches of FK Budunost were suspended due to crowd violence or crowd invasion of the pitch. Budunost fans are known as Varvari (Barbarians), a group founded in 1987.[20] The group's traditional colours are blue and white, which are also the colours of all the Budunost sports clubs. Since its foundation years, Varvari gained a reputation of a violent group, and in the recent history they caused some of the biggest accidents that occurred at football matches. They have the best organised and largest fan group in Montenegro. For FK Budunost Podgorica home games, Varvari occupy the northern stand (ever) of the Podgorica city stadium. They also have a reserved stand at the Moraa Sports Center, as supporters of KK Budunost basketball club.[21]The focal point for the group during the late 1990s was the basketball club, which started investing heavily while the football club toiled in the lower half of the table. At First League 200405 game Budunost - Partizan Belgrade, flares, blocks, construction materials and similar objects were thrown from the North stand to the pitch and the match was abandoned for 15 minutes.