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Górnik Zabrze will take to the pitch with away team Warta Poznań at Stadion im. Ernesta Pohla in the Ekstraklasa match on Sunday.
All Górnik Zabrze v Warta Poznań match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Górnik Zabrze enter this fixture after a 2-2 Ekstraklasa drawn match against Cracovia.
In that game, Górnik Zabrze had 43% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 3 on target. For Górnik Zabrze, the scorers were Jesús Jiménez (1') and Piotr Krawczyk (34'). Cracovia had 7 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Matej Rodin (84', 92') scored for Cracovia.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Górnik Zabrze haven’t conceded. In fact, Górnik Zabrze have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 9 goals along the way. Previous results aside, we will just have to wait and see whether such a trend might be sustained in this next game or not.
Last time out, Warta Poznań drew 0-0 in the Ekstraklasa tie with BBT Nieciecza.
In that game, Warta Poznań had 52% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 7 on target. For their opponents, BBT Nieciecza had 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
For 5 of the previous 6 clashes involving Warta Poznań, a comparatively low number of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average goals scored per game during that period comes to a paltry 1.83, with the number of goals averaged by Warta standing at 1.
Head to head
The previous league contest featuring these sides was Ekstraklasa match day 23 on 05/04/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Górnik Zabrze 1-2 Warta Poznań.
That time, Górnik Zabrze managed 54% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Jesús Jiménez (69').
Warta Poznań got 13 shots at goal with 7 on target. Jan Grzesik (30') and Mateusz Kupczak (50') scored.
The match was refereed by Paweł Raczkowski.
Team News: Górnik Zabrze
There aren’t many personnel worries, with just one fitness concern for the Górnik Zabrze boss Jan Urban to be concerned about from an otherwise complete group. Lukas Podolski (Corona virus) misses out.
Team News: Warta Poznań
With a completely injury-free group to choose from, the Warta Poznań manager Piotr Tworek doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Warta Poznań may find it difficult to see themselves scoring against this Górnik Zabrze team who will likely just have the edge.
We’re therefore expecting a hard-fought 1-0 victory for Górnik Zabrze when the full-time whistle blows.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion im. Ernesta Pohla (24,563)
Chairman: Dariusz Czernik
Manager: Jan Urban
Competitions: Ekstraklasa position 15
🔑 Key Player: Krzysztof Kubica
Mostly taking to the field in the Centre Midfield position, Krzysztof Kubica was born in Poland. Having made his senior debut playing for Górnik Zabrze in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has contributed 2 league goals in this Ekstraklasa 2021 - 2022 season so far coming from a total of 4 appearances.