Viktoria Plzeň will be hosting visiting team FK Příbram at Doosan Aréna in the First League tie on Saturday.
Our Viktoria Plzeň v FK Příbram tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Viktoria Plzeň will be hoping to bounce back here following a 5-1 First League defeat last time out to Slavia Prague.
For Viktoria Plzeň, the goalscorers were Filip Kaša (22' Own goal) and Miroslav Káčer (67'). Tomáš Holeš (6'), Mick van Buren (47'), Alexander Bah (72') and Nicolae Stanciu (84') scored for Slavia Prague.
Viktoria Plzeň haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They have managed to rack up 8 during that time and have conceded a total of 8. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be continued into this game, of course.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Viktoria Plzeň:
- have not been beaten in the league by FK Příbram in their last 14 games. What a record.
- have not been beaten in their last 6 league matches at home.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Dynamo České Budějovice in First League action, FK Příbram will be aiming to make amends here.
Benjamin Čolić (21') scored for Dynamo České Budějovice.
Over the course of 5 of the prior 6 clashes involving FK Příbram, a relatively low number of goals have gone in between them and their opponents. The overall average number of goals per game in that period works out to a paltry 1.67, with the average goals for Příbram standing at 0.5.
Looking at their past form shows that FK Příbram:
- have not beaten Viktoria Plzeň when they have played them away from home in the previous 13 league games. What a horrible run of results.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 away league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 18/02/2017 shows that Viktoria Plzeň have won 3 of these and FK Příbram 0, with the number of draws being 3.
A combined sum of 12 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 9 of them for Viktorka and 3 netted by Příbram. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was First League match day 15 on 17/01/2021 when the final score was FK Příbram 0-0 Viktoria Plzeň.
The match was refereed by Pavel Orel.
Team News: Viktoria Plzeň
Viktoria Plzeň boss Adrián Guľa will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever before this game owing to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: FK Příbram
Owing to a completely healthy squad to pick from, FK Příbram boss Jozef Valachovič does not have any fitness worries to report before this game.
It looks to us like FK Příbram will have to play really well to find the back of the net against a Viktoria Plzeň outfit who appear set to boss most aspects of this game if it turns out as we expect.
We’re going for a very comfortable 3-0 margin for Viktoria Plzeň at the end of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Doosan Aréna (11,700)
Captain: Jakub Brabec
Chairman: Adolf Šádek
Manager: Adrián Guľa
Competitions: First League position 5, Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Key Man: Pavel Bucha
Regularly playing in the Centre Midfield position, Pavel Bucha was born in Mělník, Czech Republic. After having played his first senior match for Slavia Prague in the 2017 - 2018 season, the gifted Midfielder has scored 6 league goals in the First League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 23 appearances.