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Jagiellonia Białystok will be at Stadion im. Ernesta Pohla on Friday for the Ekstraklasa showdown with home side Górnik Zabrze.
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Górnik Zabrze will be hoping to bounce back here after the 1-0 Ekstraklasa defeat last time out to Cracovia.
In that game, Górnik Zabrze had 56% possession and 10 shots at goal with 2 on target. Cracovia got 10 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Sergiu Hanca (3') was the scorer for Cracovia.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Górnik Zabrze have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Trójkolorowi have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 games, shipping 9 goals during that time.
Going into this encounter, Górnik Zabrze have not won at home in their last 3 league matches.
In their last fixture, Jagiellonia Białystok drew 0-0 in the Ekstraklasa tie with Raków Częstochowa.
In that match, Jagiellonia Białystok had 51% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Raków Częstochowa had 8 shots at goal with 5 on target.
The stats don’t lie, and Jagiellonia Białystok have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals in total. In defence, Jagiellonia could really do with shoring things up. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Ahead of this clash, Jagiellonia Białystok have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 14/04/2018 tells us that Górnik Zabrze have won 2 of these & Jagiellonia Białystok 3, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
19 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 9 from Trójkolorowi and 10 netted by Jagiellonia. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was Ekstraklasa match day 14 on 20/12/2020 which ended up with the score at Jagiellonia Białystok 1-0 Górnik Zabrze.
The match was refereed by Daniel Stefański.
Team News: Górnik Zabrze
Górnik Zabrze boss Marcin Brosz has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game with a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Jagiellonia Białystok
Due to a fully healthy squad to pick from, Jagiellonia Białystok manager Rafał Grzyb has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this clash.
For this match, we think that Jagiellonia Białystok have the capability to score a goal against this Górnik Zabrze lineup, however that probably won’t be enough to prevent defeat.
Our tip is for a narrow 2-1 winning score for Górnik Zabrze at full-time. 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: Stadion im. Ernesta Pohla (24,563)
Captain: Michał Koj
Chairman: Dariusz Czernik
Manager: Marcin Brosz
Competitions: Ekstraklasa position 11
🔑 Key Man: Piotr Krawczyk
Customarily used in the Striker position, Piotr Krawczyk was born in Siedlce, Poland. Having made a first senior appearance for Górnik Zabrze in the 2019 - 2020 season, the accomplished Forward has managed to score 4 league goals in the Ekstraklasa 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 26 appearances.