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Mezőkövesd come up against visiting team Újpest FC at Mezőkövesdi Városi Stadion in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I match on Saturday.
All Mezőkövesd v Újpest FC game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Mezőkövesd will be looking for an improved result here following the 2-0 Nemzeti Bajnokság I defeat in their last game at the hands of Diósgyõri VTK.
Bright Edomwonyi (41') and Álex Vallejo (80') scored for Diósgyõri VTK.
It’s been all too rare in recent times where Mezőkövesd have shown defensive steel. In fact, Mezőkövesd have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 9 goals along the way.
Pre-game facts show that Mezőkövesd:
- have not emerged victorious against Újpest FC in their last 2 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
After a losing effort in their last game against Puskás Akadémia in Nemzeti Bajnokság I action, Újpest FC will be aiming to make amends here.
The only scorer from Újpest FC was Peter Ambrose (14'). Artem Favorov (19', 90') scored for Puskás Akadémia.
The stats tell the story, and Újpest FC have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 11 goals in total. Defensively, Újpest FC certainly have room for improvement. We will find out if that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head meetings going back to 27/02/2022 shows that Mezőkövesd have won 1 of them and Újpest FC 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 2.
A combined sum of 15 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 6 from Mezőkövesd and 9 created by Lilák. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.5.
The last league match between these clubs was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 3 on 12/08/2023 when it ended Újpest FC 1-1 Mezőkövesd.
The referee was Balázs Berke.
Team News: Mezőkövesd
There’s just a single fitness concern for the Mezőkövesd gaffer Attila Kuttor to be concerned with thanks to an almost full-strength group. Aleksandr Karnitskiy (unknown injury) will miss out.
Team News: Újpest FC
With a completely injury-free squad available for selection, the Újpest FC boss Nebojša Vignjević does not have any fitness concerns at all coming into this game.
We’re envisaging that Mezőkövesd might have a difficult job to get anything against this Újpest FC outfit who should score one, at least.
We’re therefore predicting a highly competitive game with a 0-1 winning score for Újpest FC when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mezőkövesdi Városi Stadion (5,020)
Captain: Tamás Cseri
Chairman: András Tállai
Manager: Attila Kuttor
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 11
🔑 Key Man: Stefan Dražić
Normally taking up the Striker position, Stefan Dražić was born in Belgrade, Serbia. After having made a senior debut playing for KV Mechelen in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Forward has got 6 league goals in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2023 - 2024 season so far coming from a total of 12 appearances.