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Újpest FC meet visiting team Budapest Honvéd FC at Szusza Ferenc Stadion in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I tie on Sunday.
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Újpest FC will be hoping for a better result after the 3-1 Nemzeti Bajnokság I loss in their previous game against Paksi SE.
The only name on the scoresheet from Újpest FC was Peter Ambrose (68'). Kristóf Papp (44'), János Hahn (48') and Barnabás Varga (77') scored for Paksi SE.
Matches with Újpest FC have tended to be engaging ones lately with plenty of scoring expected. Over their past 6 clashes alone, a grand total of 20 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 7 of these accredited to Újpest FC.
A look at their previous results shows us that Újpest FC:
- are winless against Budapest Honvéd FC in their previous 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches at home.
Budapest Honvéd FC
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Ferencvárosi TC in Nemzeti Bajnokság I action, Budapest Honvéd FC will be aiming to make amends here.
Adama Malouda Traoré (52') and Carlos Auzqui (94') scored for Ferencvárosi TC.
The attacking players from Budapest Honvéd FC have had real problems scoring goals over their last six games, netting the unsatisfactory return of only 4. In those matches, Honvéd have also seen the collective goal tally of their opponents equal 9. Such a trend isn’t assured to follow through here, of course.
Going into this one, Budapest Honvéd FC have not lost to Újpest FC when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 20/12/2020 shows us that Újpest FC have won 2 of these and Budapest Honvéd FC 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
A combined total of 14 goals were scored between them in these games, with 7 of them from Lilák and 7 netted by Honvéd. That’s an average goals per game of 2.33.
The last league clash between these sides was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 6 on 01/09/2022 when it finished Budapest Honvéd FC 0-0 Újpest FC.
The referee was Balázs Berke.
Team News: Újpest FC
Looking at personnel, there is just the lone fitness concern for the Újpest FC manager Miloš Kruščić to be concerned with thanks to an otherwise robust group. 10 (Újpest FC) is out of contention.
Team News: Budapest Honvéd FC
Owing to an otherwise available squad, there is only the sole fitness worry for the Budapest Honvéd FC boss Dean Klafurić to be concerned with. 11 (Honvéd) won’t be playing here.
We’re inclined to think that Budapest Honvéd FC should get enough chances to find the back of the net against this Újpest FC team, however it probably shouldn’t be enough to prevent defeat.
Our tip is for a very close game with a 2-1 winning score for Újpest FC at the end of the 90 minutes. Definitely a tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Szusza Ferenc Stadion (14,817)
Captain: Áron Csongvai
Chairman: Roderick Duchâtelet
Manager: Miloš Kruščić
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 10
⭐ Key Man: Fernand Gouré
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Fernand Gouré was born in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast. Having made his senior debut playing for KVC Westerlo in the 2022 - 2023 season, the dangerous Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2022 - 2023 campaign so far in 13 appearances.