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Tescoma Zlín make the trip to Městský Stadion Ostrava on Saturday for the First League showdown with home team Baník Ostrava.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Baník Ostrava v Tescoma Zlín can be found here (inc. the best betting odds).
Baník Ostrava head into this game following on from a 3-3 First League drawn game against Bohemians 1905.
For Baník Ostrava, the goalscorers were Nemanja Kuzmanovič (5'), Jiří Klíma (49') and Muhamed Tijani (79'). Petr Hronek (6'), Roman Květ (18') and Antonín Křapka (22') scored for Bohemians 1905.
Matches with Baník Ostrava have often been engaging affairs lately with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past six clashes, a grand total of 20 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 8 of those accredited to Baník Ostrava.
Pre-game facts show that Baník Ostrava:
- are unbeaten in the league by Tescoma Zlín in their previous 6 matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.
Since a loss in their previous game against Slavia Prague in First League action, Tescoma Zlín and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only player to score from Tescoma Zlín was Lamin Jawo (49'). Marek Icha (9'), David Jurásek (31', 93') and Ivan Schranz (85') scored for Slavia Prague.
Jan Jelínek's Tescoma Zlín have seen their goal attempts be successful 7 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during those same matches equals 10.
Taking a look at their past results, Tescoma Zlín:
- have not beaten Baník Ostrava in away games against them for the last 3 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 15 matches in the league. What a horror away run it has been.
Head to head
A review of their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 05/10/2019 shows us that Baník Ostrava have won 3 of them & Tescoma Zlín 0, with the number of draws being 3.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 24 in total at an average of 4 goals per match.
The previous league game featuring these clubs was First League match day 16 on 27/11/2021 which ended up with the score at Tescoma Zlín 2-2 Baník Ostrava.
The match was refereed by Pavel Franěk.
Team News: Baník Ostrava
The Baník Ostrava manager Pavel Vrba does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game owing to a fully injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Tescoma Zlín
Due to a completely healthy squad available for selection, the Tescoma Zlín boss Jan Jelínek has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Tescoma Zlín will likely create enough chances to get a goal against this Baník Ostrava lineup, but that may not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We are anticipating a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 winning margin for Baník Ostrava by the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Městský Stadion Ostrava (15,123)
Captain: Jan Laštůvka
Chairman: Václav Brabec
Manager: Pavel Vrba
Competitions: First League position 12