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The Nemzeti Bajnokság I clash at ZTE Aréna on Saturday sees hosts Zalaegerszegi TE facing Diósgyõri VTK.
View all Zalaegerszegi TE v Diósgyõri VTK tips, stats and our pre-match poll below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Zalaegerszegi TE will be hoping for a better result following the 3-0 Nemzeti Bajnokság I loss in their previous game against MTK Budapest.
The only player to score from Zalaegerszegi TE was Patrik Demjén (94' Own goal). Szabolcs Schön (67') and Szabolcs Mezei (90') scored for MTK Budapest.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games that Zalaegerszegi TE have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Zete have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in 11 goals in the process.
Looking at their past form shows that Zalaegerszegi TE:
- are unbeaten in the league by Diósgyõri VTK in their previous 3 games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
In their last game, Diósgyõri VTK drew 0-0 in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I tie with Budapest Honvéd FC.
In the course of their 6 previous matches, Zoran Zekić's Diósgyõri VTK have fired home 5 times therefore yielding them a goals scored per game average of 0.83.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings dating back to 19/11/2011, there has been little between the sides with Zalaegerszegi TE winning 2 of those games, Diósgyõri VTK 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A sum of 17 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 9 of them for Zete and 8 being from DVTK. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The last league contest featuring the two was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 16 on 19/12/2020 which ended up with the score at Diósgyõri VTK 1-3 Zalaegerszegi TE.
The referee was Gergő Bogár.
Team News: Zalaegerszegi TE
Zalaegerszegi TE manager Gábor Boér will be thankful to have no fitness worries at all coming into this clash thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Diósgyõri VTK
Due to a fully injury-free squad to pick from, Diósgyõri VTK manager Zoran Zekić doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
Our feeling is that Diósgyõri VTK will have to play well to hit the back of the net against this Zalaegerszegi TE outfit who we reckon should be able to grind out a win.
That’s why our selection here is for a highly competitive game with a 1-0 advantage for Zalaegerszegi TE at the end of this one.
Let’s see how it plays out.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: ZTE Aréna (11,200)
Captain: Benjamin Babati
Chairman: Gábor Végh
Manager: Gábor Boér
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 10
⭐ Key Man: Artem Favorov
Regularly used in the Centre Midfield position, Artem Favorov was born in Kyiv, Ukraine. After having played his first senior match for Puskás Akadémia in the 2019 - 2020 season, the accomplished Midfielder has scored 5 league goals in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 21 appearances.