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Nikica Jelavic

29-Year-Old Forward     Hull City  Premier


Birthdate:  August 27, 1985    Birthplace:   Čapljina, SFR Yugoslavia    Nationality:  Croatia    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  185 lbs    

September 20, 2014    Nikica Jelavic News

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Jelavic showed his skill by scoring on an aerial scissor-kick to start the scoring during Saturday's 2-2 draw against Newcastle United.

Jelavic leads Hull City in goal (three) shot attempts (10) and shots on target (four) through five league matches and is a threat to score each week.

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Nikica Jelavic: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

September 15, 2014

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Jelavic played the full 90 minutes Monday against West Ham United and attempted three shots. He was off target with all three attempts and was unable to contribute to the scoring during the 2-2 draw.

Jelavic continues to lead Hull City with two goals on eight shot attempts this season. However, the many additions Hull City made at the end of the transfer window will likely cut into his fantasy production as he is no longer the main focal point of the Tigers' attack.

September 1, 2014

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Jelavic headed home Hull City's only goal in Sunday's 2-1 loss to Aston Villa. The goal was his only shot attempt of the match and he did an an assisted shot attempt that was not converted.

Jelavic continues to be Hull City's most dangerous scoring option. He has converted both of his on target shot attempts to goals this season and remains a good low-cost fantasy option against teams that struggle defensively.

August 24, 2014

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Jelavic put home a rebound from close range for a goal just before the end of the first half of Sunday's 1-1 draw against Stoke City.

Jelavic is primed to feature regularly up front for Hull City after the departure of Shane Long to Southampton. Jelavic will look to build on a fine performance last season that saw him score four goals in 16 appearances after signing with Hull City in January.

May 6, 2014

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Jelavic was given a rest during Tuesday's match against Manchester United. He was not included in the team's Starting XI and remained on the bench for the entire match.

This was the first match Jelavic has sat out since joining Hull City in January. With no news of injury, it seems Jelavic was given a rest.

April 27, 2014

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Jelavic headed in a rebound off the cross bar for Hull City's first goal during their 2-2 draw with Fulham.

Jelavic's goal Saturday was just his first since February 22 against Cardiff City. He has scored all four of his goals for Hull City during away matches and will look to add to his total during the Tigers' double gameweek as both matches are away from KC Stadium.

March 27, 2014

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Jelavic was credited with a goal Wednesday after a Tom Huddlestone free kick deflected off of him and found the back of the net. The goal was his only attempt on net, as he struggled to produce his usual high shot total during Hull City's 2-1 loss to West Ham.

Jelavic has been producing high shot totals since joining Hull City in January and has led to him scoring a team-high four goals for the Tigers during his time with the club.

March 22, 2014

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Jelavic had a chance from the penalty spot Saturday against West Brom, but was denied by Baggies goalkeeper Ben Foster. Despite being active with an additional two shot attempts, he was unable to produce any scoring.

Jelavic continues to lead the team in shots, but Saturday marks three consecutive matches without a goal.