Piast Gliwice are the guests at Stadion Miejski w Białymstoku on Saturday for the Ekstraklasa clash with hosts Jagiellonia Białystok.
Our tips, poll and stats for Jagiellonia Białystok v Piast Gliwice can all be found here (plus the best game odds).
Jagiellonia Białystok prepare for this match coming off the back of a 1-1 Ekstraklasa stalemate against Podbeskidzie B-B.
The only scorer from Jagiellonia Białystok was Bartlomiej Wdowik (53'). Rafał Janicki (13') scored for Podbeskidzie B-B.
Fewer than three goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Jagiellonia Białystok have been participants. Regarding the goal weighting in that period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 7 and Jagiellonia managed the sum of 7. While that may be of interest, it remains to be seen if that trend will be replicated in this next game.
Coming into this clash, Jagiellonia Białystok have not been beaten in their last 5 home league matches.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Warta Poznań in Ekstraklasa competition, Piast Gliwice will be hoping to turn things around here.
Mateusz Kuzimski (58') was the scorer for Warta Poznań.
A succession of reliable performances from the Piast Gliwice defensive players has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their past 6 fixtures overall. In that time, their own attack force has managed to score 11.
Ahead of this meeting, Piast Gliwice are undefeated in their previous 5 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 21/12/2018 tells us that Jagiellonia Białystok have won 1 of them and Piast Gliwice 4, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
A combined total of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 4 of them for Jagiellonia and 10 netted by Gliwice. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Ekstraklasa match day 4 on 21/09/2020 when it finished Piast Gliwice 0-1 Jagiellonia Białystok.
The match was refereed by Paweł Raczkowski.
Team News: Jagiellonia Białystok
Jagiellonia Białystok manager Bogdan Zając will be thankful to have no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game thanks to a fully healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Piast Gliwice
Thanks to a fully injury-free group ready to go, Piast Gliwice boss Waldemar Fornalik has no fitness worries to speak of before this game.
Our thinking is that Piast Gliwice and Jagiellonia Białystok could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
Let’s see how it plays out, but a draw is looking likely to us. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a hard-fought 1-1 score draw at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Miejski w Białymstoku (22,432)
Captain: Taras Romanczuk
Chairman: Cezary Kulesza
Manager: Bogdan Zając
Competitions: Ekstraklasa position 7
⭐ Star Man: Jakov Puljić
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Jakov Puljić was born in Vinkovci, Croatia. Having made his senior debut playing for Cibalia in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has scored 9 league goals in this Ekstraklasa 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 15 appearances.