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The PrvaLiga clash at Stadion Ljudski vrt on Sunday will see home side Maribor taking on opponents Aluminij.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Maribor v Aluminij can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Maribor go into this fixture following a 2-2 PrvaLiga stalemate against Radomlje.
For Maribor, the scorers were Hillal Soudani (7') and Marko Kolar (18').
It has been seldom in recent times where Maribor haven’t conceded. The facts show that Maribor have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals during that time.
Aluminij will go into the clash after a 0-1 PrvaLiga win to defeat Rogaska in their most recent game.
The stats don’t lie, and Aluminij have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 12 goals in total. Defensively, Aluminij have not been doing too well. We will find out if that trend will end up being continued on here.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head-to-head clashes going back to 12/09/2021 shows that Maribor have won 3 of these & Aluminij 2, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
A total of 18 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 10 of them from Vijoličasti and 8 coming from Šumari. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The previous league game between these sides was PrvaLiga match day 11 on 01/10/2023 which ended up with the score at Aluminij 1-0 Maribor.
Team News: Maribor
Martin Milec (unknown injury) and Gregor Sikosek (Knee injury) will not be able to play for Maribor gaffer Ante Šimundža.
Team News: Aluminij
With a fully injury-free squad available to select from, the Aluminij boss Robert Pevnik doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
For this match, we think that Aluminij have the capability to score against this Maribor side, although it probably shouldn’t be enough to avoid a loss.
Our tip is for a close game with a 2-1 win for Maribor when the full-time whistle blows. Let’s see what eventuates.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Ljudski vrt (11,671)
Captain: Martin Milec
Chairman: Drago Cotar
Manager: Ante Šimundža
Competitions: PrvaLiga position 4