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Viktoria Plzeň will be the visitors at Městský Stadion Ostrava on Tuesday for the First League tie with home side Baník Ostrava.
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Baník Ostrava will be looking for an improved result here after a 3-0 First League loss in their previous game against Dynamo České Budějovice.
In that game, Baník Ostrava had 54% possession and 14 shots on goal with 5 on target. At the other end, Dynamo Ceske Budejovice had 18 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Samuel Šigut (56'), Martin Králik (66') and Wale Musa Alli (69') scored for Dynamo České Budějovice.
Fixtures with Baník Ostrava have tended to be exciting affairs lately with high scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past six clashes, the sum total of 20 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 8 of those being chalked up by Baník Ostrava. That sort of pattern might not be carried forward into this match, of course.
Coming into this fixture, Baník Ostrava are without a win at home for the past 3 league games.
In the game prior to this, Viktoria Plzeň drew 1-1 in the First League tie with Mladá Boleslav.
In that game, Viktoria Plzeň had 55% possession and 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Viktoria Plzeň was Tomáš Chorý (63'). Mlada Boleslav had 13 shots at goal with 3 on target. Tomáš Ladra (88') was the scorer for Mladá Boleslav.
Over the course of their previous half-dozen outings, Viktoria Plzeň have amassed a total of 16 goals. Viktoria Plzeň have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. In that time, they have seen 3 goals go against them.
Analysis of their past results shows that Viktoria Plzeň:
- have not registered a win against Baník Ostrava in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head clashes going back to 20/11/2021 shows that Baník Ostrava have won 1 of these & Viktoria Plzeň 4, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
A sum of 19 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 7 from Baníček and 12 for Viktorka. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
Team News: Baník Ostrava
The Baník Ostrava manager Pavel Hapal has zero fitness worries at all ahead of this game thanks to a completely injury-free group ready to go.
Team News: Viktoria Plzeň
Due to a completely injury-free squad available for selection, the Viktoria Plzeň boss Miroslav Koubek does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash.
Our feeling is that Baník Ostrava will need things to go their way to hit the back of the net against this Viktoria Plzeň outfit who we think might win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
Therefore, we predict a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 winning margin for Viktoria Plzeň at the end of this one.
We’ll see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Městský Stadion Ostrava (15,123)
Captain: Filip Blažek
Chairman: Václav Brabec
Manager: Pavel Hapal
Competitions: First League position 6
🔑 Star Player: Abdullahi Tanko
Regularly taking up the Right Wing position, Abdullahi Tanko was born in Nigeria. After having played his first senior match for Baník Ostrava in the 2023 - 2024 season, the skilful Forward has managed to score 8 league goals in this First League 2023 - 2024 season so far in a total of 18 appearances.