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The Nemzeti Bajnokság I match at Szusza Ferenc Stadion on Saturday sees hosts Újpest FC welcome Debreceni VSC.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Újpest FC v Debreceni VSC are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Újpest FC will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 2-1 Nemzeti Bajnokság I defeat in their last game at the hands of Puskás Akadémia.
The only name on the scoresheet from Újpest FC was Giorgi Beridze (97'). Alexandru Băluță (50') and Libor Kozák (90') scored for Puskás Akadémia.
Michael Oenning's Újpest FC have scored a sum total of 6 times over their prior six outings. The comparative tally of goals that they have conceded in that same time amounts to 10.
Going into this encounter, Újpest FC have not lost a league tie with Debreceni VSC in their last 2 matches.
Debreceni VSC will go into this meeting after a 5-3 Nemzeti Bajnokság I win over Budapest Honvéd FC in their last game.
For Debreceni VSC, the scorers were Balázs Dzsudzsák (36', 59'), Roland Ugrai (56'), Sylvain Deslandes (67') and Krisztián Németh (69'). Nenad Lukić (25') and Lukács Bőle (29', 45') scored for Budapest Honvéd FC.
The stats tell the story, and Debreceni VSC have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 11 goals in all. In defence, Debreceni VSC have clearly had some problems. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be carried forward here, however.
Analysis of their past results shows that Debreceni VSC:
- haven't beaten Újpest FC in games played away from home for the previous 9 matches in the league. An awful away record.
- are without a win away from home in their last 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 02/02/2019 shows that Újpest FC have won 2 of them and Debreceni VSC 1, with the tally of drawn games standing at 3.
In all, 19 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 9 of them from Lilák and 10 being from Loki. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
The last league encounter featuring these clubs was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 2 on 08/08/2021 when it finished Debreceni VSC 2-2 Újpest FC.
The referee was Gergő Bogár.
Team News: Újpest FC
The Újpest FC manager Michael Oenning has a full complement, with no fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash thanks to a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: Debreceni VSC
With a completely healthy group to choose from, the Debreceni VSC boss Szabolcs Huszti does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
We believe that Debreceni VSC have the capability to score against this Újpest FC team, however it realistically won’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re going for a close game with a 2-1 advantage for Újpest FC when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Szusza Ferenc Stadion (14,817)
Captain: Krisztián Simon
Chairman: Roderick Duchâtelet
Manager: Michael Oenning
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 12, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round)
⭐ Key Player: Yohan Croizet
Regularly used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Yohan Croizet was born in Sarrebourg, France. After making a first senior appearance for FC Metz in the 2011 - 2012 season, the skilful Midfielder has netted 2 league goals in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 9 appearances.