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Cracovia will take to the pitch with visiting rivals Górnik Zabrze at Stadion Cracovii in the Ekstraklasa fixture on Monday.
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Cracovia prepare for this match following a 0-0 Ekstraklasa drawn match vs Wisła Kraków.
In that game, Cracovia managed 39% possession and 3 attempts at goal with 1 on target. Wisła Kraków had 5 shots on goal with 2 on target.
Cracovia have really been misfiring in recent times. Their goals record stands at just 4 versus opposition teams over the course of their previous 6 fixtures. In those games, Pasy have also seen the number of goals against them total 5.
Coming into this meeting, Cracovia haven't been defeated in their previous 3 home league matches.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Wisla Plock in Ekstraklasa action, Górnik Zabrze and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Górnik Zabrze had 62% possession and 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. On the other side, Wisla Plock got 5 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Patryk Tuszyński (61') and Mateusz Szwoch (80') scored for Wisla Plock.
The numbers tell their own story, and Górnik Zabrze have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals overall. In defence, Trójkolorowi could really do with shoring things up. Such a pattern might not be carried forward into this match, though.
Their previous form shows that Górnik Zabrze:
- have not won against Cracovia when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- are without a win away from home in their last 7 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head clashes dating back to 18/12/2017 shows that Cracovia have won 4 of them and Górnik Zabrze 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
16 goals were scored between them in these games, with 12 of them for Pasy and 4 being from Trójkolorowi. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The last league match featuring these clubs was Ekstraklasa match day 13 on 12/12/2020 when it finished Górnik Zabrze 0-2 Cracovia.
The match was refereed by Bartosz Frankowski.
Team News: Cracovia
Cracovia boss Michał Probierz will be happy not to have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Górnik Zabrze
Thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from, Górnik Zabrze boss Marcin Brosz has zero fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match.
In this game, Górnik Zabrze will manage to find the back of the net against this Cracovia team, but it realistically won’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re tipping a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for Cracovia after 90 minutes. Should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Cracovii (15,016)
Captain: Sergiu Hanca
Chairman: Janusz Filipiak
Manager: Michał Probierz
Competitions: Ekstraklasa position 14
🔑 Star Player: Marcos Álvarez
Usually played in the Striker position, Marcos Álvarez was born in Gelnhausen, Germany. Having made his senior debut playing for Eintracht Frankfurt in the 2009 - 2010 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 2 league goals in this Ekstraklasa 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 19 appearances.