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Widzew Łódź face off with visitors Lechia Gdańsk at Stadion Widzewa Łódź in this Ekstraklasa meeting on Sunday.
Our Widzew Łódź v Lechia Gdańsk predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Widzew Łódź are hoping to win again after their last result, the 0-2 Ekstraklasa victory against Jagiellonia Białystok.
For Widzew Łódź, the goals were scored by Bartłomiej Pawłowski (72') and Jordi Sánchez (84').
Over their last six games, Janusz Niedźwiedź's Widzew Łódź have found the net a total of 9 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match of 1.5.
Ahead of this meeting, Widzew Łódź are undefeated in their previous 5 league matches at home.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Rapid Vienna in Conference League Qualifiers competition, Lechia Gdańsk and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
The only player to score from Lechia Gdańsk was Łukasz Zwoliński (82'). Nicolas Kühn (16') and Marco Grüll (18') scored for Rapid Vienna.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 games involving Lechia Gdańsk, three or more goals have gone in. The average goals scored per game in that spell is 2.83, with the number of goals averaged by Lechia Gdańsk coming out as 1.17. That sort of pattern might not be sustained into this match, however.
Going into this encounter, Lechia Gdańsk are without an away win for the past 3 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head clashes dating back to 05/11/2011 shows that Widzew Łódź have won 1 of these and Lechia Gdańsk 4, with the number of drawn games being 1.
An aggregate of 13 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 5 of them for Czerwona Armia and 8 netted by Gdańsk. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
The last league contest between these clubs was Ekstraklasa match day 26 on 15/03/2014 when it ended Lechia Gdańsk 2-0 Widzew Łódź.
The referee was Paweł Raczkowski.
Team News: Widzew Łódź
The Widzew Łódź manager Janusz Niedźwiedź has a full complement, with no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match owing to a completely healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Lechia Gdańsk
Due to a completely injury-free squad available to select from, the Lechia Gdańsk boss Tomasz Kaczmarek does not have any fitness concerns to report before this match.
We’re inclined to think that Widzew Łódź might well have a job on their hands to hit the back of the net against this Lechia Gdańsk outfit who should win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
Therefore, we predict a good battle with a 0-1 win for Lechia Gdańsk at the end of the 90.
We’ll see what happens.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Widzewa Łódź (18,008)
Captain: Patryk Stępiński
Chairman: Mateusz Dróżdż
Manager: Janusz Niedźwiedź
Competitions: Ekstraklasa position 6
🔑 Star Man: Bartłomiej Pawłowski
Typically taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Bartłomiej Pawłowski was born in Zgierz, Poland. After having played his first senior match for Jagiellonia Białystok in the 2010 - 2011 season, the dangerous Forward has managed to score 2 league goals in the Ekstraklasa 2022 - 2023 campaign so far in a total of 2 appearances.