Cracovia will be at Stadion im. Kazimierza Górskiego on Friday for the Ekstraklasa showdown with home side Wisla Plock.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Wisla Plock v Cracovia, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
Wisla Plock will be hoping to bounce back here following a 5-2 Ekstraklasa loss in their previous game against Jagiellonia Białystok.
For Wisla Plock, the goals were scored by Dawid Kocyła (51') and Damian Rasak (71'). Jakov Puljić (13', 46', 66'), Jesús Imaz (16') and Martin Pospíšil (62') scored for Jagiellonia Białystok.
Matches with Wisla Plock have usually been absorbing ones of late with a lot of goalmouth action being the norm. Over their past six clashes, the sum of 22 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 9 of these belonging to Wisła Płock. It will be interesting to find out whether or not that trend can be sustained here.
Analysis of their past results shows that Wisla Plock:
- have not been beaten in the league by Cracovia in their last 3 matches.
- are winless against Cracovia in their previous 2 league matches.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Legia Warszawa in Ekstraklasa action, Cracovia and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
Filip Mladenović (51') scored for Legia Warszawa.
The stats don’t lie, and Cracovia have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 8 goals overall. At the back, Pasy have not been doing too well.
Looking at their past form shows that Cracovia:
- are winless against Wisla Plock in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 6 league games.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings dating back to 25/09/2017, there has been little to separate the clubs with Wisla Plock winning 2 of those games, Cracovia 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
A total of 16 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them for Wisła Płock and 8 coming from Pasy. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was Ekstraklasa match day 30 on 14/06/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Cracovia 1-1 Wisla Plock.
The match was refereed by Piotr Lasyk.
Team News: Wisla Plock
Wisla Plock manager Radosław Sobolewski will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all before this clash thanks to a fully injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Cracovia
Owing to a completely injury-free squad to pick from, Cracovia manager Michał Probierz doesn’t have any fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
In our opinion, Wisla Plock might have a difficult job to score against this Cracovia team who should score at least once to put them ahead.
We’ve gone for a very competitive game with a 0-1 advantage for Cracovia at the end of this one.
A close call.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion im. Kazimierza Górskiego (12,800)
Captain: Bartłomiej Sielewski
Chairman: Tomasz Marzec
Manager: Radosław Sobolewski
Competitions: Ekstraklasa position 13
🔑 Star Player: Mateusz Szwoch
Mostly taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Mateusz Szwoch was born in Starogard Gdanski, Poland. After making a first senior appearance for Legia Warszawa in the 2014 - 2015 season, the gifted Midfielder has struck 2 league goals in the Ekstraklasa 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 8 appearances.