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Pardubice head to Městský Stadion Karviná on Wednesday for the First League showdown with home side Karviná.
Our Karviná v Pardubice predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Karviná will be hoping to bounce back here following a 0-3 First League loss in their previous game against Sparta Prague.
In that match, Karviná managed 34% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 0 on target. On the other side, Sparta Prague got 14 shots at goal with 6 on target. Ladislav Krejčí (31'), Adam Karabec (60') and Jan Kuchta (69') scored for Sparta Prague.
Karviná haven’t exactly had impressive attacking statistics in recent times. Their goals record equals just 4 against opponents over the course of their previous six outings. In those games, Karviná have also seen the number of goals scored against them total 8. We will just have to see if that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Pardubice come into this clash following on from a 1-2 First League win with the eclipse of FC Slovácko in their most recent outing.
In that match, Pardubice had 37% possession and 10 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Pardubice, the goals were scored by Tomáš Zlatohlávek (14') and Michal Hlavatý (91'). Slovacko got 24 shots at goal with 9 on target. Rigino Cicilia (89') was the scorer for FC Slovácko.
Radoslav Kováč's Pardubice have managed to stick the ball in the net 5 times in the course of their latest six matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that period comes to 6.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head meetings dating back to 23/12/2020 tells us that Karviná have won 1 of these and Pardubice 3, with the tally of drawn games being 2.
A total of 20 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 8 from Karviná and 12 for Pardubice. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.33.
The last league encounter featuring these sides was First League match day 4 on 13/08/2023 and the score finished Pardubice 2-1 Karviná.
The referee was Ondřej Berka.
Team News: Karviná
The Karviná boss Juraj Jarábek has zero fitness worries to speak of coming into this match thanks to a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Pardubice
Due to a fully healthy squad available for selection, the Pardubice boss Radoslav Kováč does not have any fitness worries whatsoever before this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Pardubice have the firepower to put one past this Karviná side, although that isn’t expected to be enough to avoid a loss.
Our tip is for a very close game with a 2-1 winning margin for Karviná at the end of the match. Hopefully this is a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Městský Stadion Karviná (4,833)
Captain: Lukáš Budínský
Chairman: Petr Hort
Manager: Juraj Jarábek
Competitions: First League position 14
⭐ Star Player: Rajmund Mikuš
Generally played in the Left Wing position, Rajmund Mikuš was born in Dunajská Streda, Slovakia. Having played his first senior match for Karviná in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has hit 3 league goals in the First League 2023 - 2024 season so far from a total of 7 appearances.