FC Slovácko arrive at Městský Stadion Karviná on Sunday for the First League showdown with home team Karviná.
View all of the Karviná v FC Slovácko predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
Karviná head into this fixture after a 2-2 First League drawn result vs Pardubice.
For Karviná, the scorers were Kristi Qose (32') and Lukas Bartošák (81'). Pavel Černý (33') and Cadu (54') scored for Pardubice.
It has been all too rare in recent games that Karviná have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that Karviná have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 8 goals in the process.
Heading into this contest, Karviná have not won against FC Slovácko in their previous 4 league matches.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Mladá Boleslav in First League action, FC Slovácko and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
Václav Drchal (24') scored for Mladá Boleslav.
The stats tell the story, and FC Slovácko have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 9 goals in total. Defensively, Slovácko have some weaknesses to address. Having said that, time will tell if such a trend shall be replicated in this next match.
Coming into this clash, FC Slovácko have not won away from home in their last 4 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 02/09/2018 tells us that Karviná have won 1 of these & FC Slovácko 5, with the tally of drawn games standing at 0.
A combined sum of 13 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 2 of them from Karviná and 11 created by Slovácko. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.17.
The previous league clash featuring the two was First League match day 15 on 16/01/2021 when it ended FC Slovácko 2-0 Karviná.
The referee was Karel Hrubeš.
Team News: Karviná
Karviná boss Jozef Weber will be grateful not to have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this match with a fully healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: FC Slovácko
Due to a fully healthy squad available to choose from, FC Slovácko boss Martin Svědík doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
Here is a game where Karviná may not find it easy to see themselves scoring against this FC Slovácko team who we reckon will just have the edge.
That’s why our selection here is for a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 advantage for FC Slovácko when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Městský Stadion Karviná (4,833)
Captain: Martin Šindelář
Chairman: Petr Hort
Manager: Jozef Weber
Competitions: First League position 12
🔑 Star Player: Michal Papadopulos
Typically taking up the Striker position, Michal Papadopulos was born in Ostrava, Czech Republic. After having made a senior debut playing for Baník Ostrava in the 2001 - 2002 season, the skilful Forward has bagged 8 league goals in the First League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 28 appearances.