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The Nemzeti Bajnokság I meeting at ZTE Aréna on Sunday will see home team Zalaegerszegi TE play Mezőkövesd.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Zalaegerszegi TE v Mezőkövesd, scroll down - as well as the best betting odds.
Zalaegerszegi TE will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 0-1 Nemzeti Bajnokság I triumph vs Puskás Akadémia.
In that match, Zalaegerszegi TE had 29% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer for Zalaegerszegi TE was Antonio Mance (15'). Puskás Akadémia had 18 shots on goal with 3 on target.
Gábor Márton's Zalaegerszegi TE have hit the back of the net a sum total of 9 times over their prior six outings. The comparative tally of goals that they have conceded in that same time stands at 7.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Paksi SE in Nemzeti Bajnokság I competition, Mezőkövesd will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Mezőkövesd managed 59% possession and 13 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Paksi had 11 shots on goal with 5 on target. Bálint Szabó (47') was the scorer for Paksi SE.
A tendency of at least one team not scoring a goal in games featuring Mezőkövesd has become evident in recent matches. Looking at their last 6 games reveals that it’s happened 6 times. During those clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal tally of 8 while Mezőkövesd have scored 0.
Their prior results show that Mezőkövesd:
- remain unbeaten by Zalaegerszegi TE when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
- are without an away win for the past 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head to head clashes dating back to 19/11/2021 shows that Zalaegerszegi TE have won 3 of them & Mezőkövesd 0, with the number of drawn matches standing at 3.
13 goals were produced between them in these games, with 10 of them from Zete and 3 being from Mezőkövesd. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
The last league encounter between these sides was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 9 on 07/10/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Mezőkövesd 1-2 Zalaegerszegi TE.
The referee was Csaba Pintér.
Team News: Zalaegerszegi TE
The Zalaegerszegi TE manager Gábor Márton will be grateful to have no fitness concerns to speak of before this clash with a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Mezőkövesd
In an otherwise available squad, there’s just a single fitness problem for the Mezőkövesd boss Attila Kuttor to be concerned with. Aleksandr Karnitskiy (unknown injury) misses out for this game.
We’re inclined to think that Mezőkövesd have the capability to score against this Zalaegerszegi TE outfit, but it isn’t expected to be as many as they’ll concede.
We can see a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 win for Zalaegerszegi TE at the end of this one. There shouldn’t be much in it, either way.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: ZTE Aréna (11,200)
Captain: Bence Bedi
Chairman: Gábor Végh
Manager: Gábor Márton
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 10
🔑 Star Player: Antonio Mance
Customarily taking up the Striker position, Antonio Mance was born in Rijeka, Croatia. After having made a senior debut playing for Istra 1961 in the 2013 - 2014 season, the gifted Forward has struck 8 league goals in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2023 - 2024 season so far in a total of 14 appearances.