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Mezőkövesd visit Pancho Aréna on Friday for the Nemzeti Bajnokság I clash with hosts Puskás Akadémia.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Puskás Akadémia v Mezőkövesd game - plus the latest match odds.
Puskás Akadémia won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 3-1 Nemzeti Bajnokság I defeat in their last game at the hands of Videoton FC.
The only player to score from Puskás Akadémia was Josip Knežević (57'). Nemanja Nikolić (28'), Ivan Petryak (84') and Budu Zivzivadze (91') scored for Videoton FC.
It has been seldom in recent times where Puskás Akadémia haven’t conceded. The facts show that Puskás have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 10 goals along the way.
Pre-game facts show that Puskás Akadémia:
- have not lost a league tie with Mezőkövesd in their previous 2 matches.
- have left without a victory over Mezőkövesd in their last 3 league matches.
Mezőkövesd will go into the clash following a 1-0 Nemzeti Bajnokság I win versus Budafoki in their most recent fixture.
The only scorer from Mezőkövesd was Serder Serderov (50').
The stats don’t lie, and Mezőkövesd have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 6 goals in total. At the back, Mezőkövesd have not been doing too well. Such a trend might not be continued here, however.
Heading into this fixture, Mezőkövesd are winless against Puskás Akadémia when they've played them away from home in the last 3 league games.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels dating back to 01/09/2018, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Puskás Akadémia winning 2 of those games, Mezőkövesd 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
A combined total of 8 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 4 for Puskás and 4 coming from Mezőkövesd. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.33.
The last league encounter featuring these sides was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 25 on 14/03/2020 when the final score was Mezőkövesd 0-0 Puskás Akadémia.
The match was refereed by József Erdős.
Team News: Puskás Akadémia
Puskás Akadémia boss Zsolt Hornyák has no fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match owing to a fully healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Mezőkövesd
With a completely healthy group available to select from, Mezőkövesd boss Attila Kuttor doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
In our opinion, Mezőkövesd and Puskás Akadémia could well end up finding themselves level here, with both teams capable of netting.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. We’re therefore predicting a very even match with a 1-1 scoreline after 90 minutes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Pancho Aréna (3,816)
Captain: Roland Szolnoki
Chairman: Lőrinc Mészáros
Manager: Zsolt Hornyák
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 4
🔑 Star Player: György Komáromi
Customarily played in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, György Komáromi was born in Hungary. Having made a first senior appearance for Puskás Akadémia in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Midfielder has scored a sum of 2 league goals in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 3 appearances.