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Spartak Trnava will be the visitors at Štadion pod Čebraťom on Saturday for the Super Liga clash with home team MFK Ružomberok.
Our MFK Ružomberok v Spartak Trnava predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
MFK Ružomberok will play in this game after a 2-2 Super Liga drawn match versus Košice.
In that match, MFK Ružomberok had 38% possession and 6 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Košice had 14 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Žan Medved (62', 63') was the scorer for Košice.
It’s not been often in recent games where MFK Ružomberok have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that MFK Ružomberok have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 7 goals during that time. That kind of trend might not be continued here, though.
Pre-game facts show that MFK Ružomberok:
- have not lost a league tie with Spartak Trnava in their previous 7 matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Spartak Trnava will come into the encounter after a 1-0 Super Liga win in the defeat of Zemplín Michalovce in their most recent match.
In that game, Spartak Trnava had 64% possession and 24 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Zemplín Michalovce had 7 shots at goal with 3 of them on target.
Michal Gašparík's Spartak Trnava have managed to stick the ball in the net a total of 6 times in the course of their latest sextet of matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during those matches comes to 8.
Heading into this fixture, Spartak Trnava have not emerged victorious against MFK Ružomberok when having played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 28/11/2021 shows that MFK Ružomberok have won 3 of them and Spartak Trnava 0, with the number of drawn matches being 3.
A sum of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 10 for Ruža and 4 being from Bíli andeli. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The previous league contest featuring these sides was Super Liga match day 8 on 24/09/2023 when the final score was Spartak Trnava 2-2 MFK Ružomberok.
On that day, Spartak Trnava had 49% possession and 10 shots on goal with 5 on target. The goals were scored by Erik Daniel (41') and Michal Ďuriš (53').
On the other side, MFK Ružomberok got 5 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Samuel Šefčík (48') was the scorer.
Team News: MFK Ružomberok
The MFK Ružomberok boss Ondřej Smetana has no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match with a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Spartak Trnava
Spartak Trnava manager Michal Gašparík has to currently contend with reduced team options. Kazeem Bolaji (Achilles heel problems) and Lubos Kamenar (Shoulder injury) won’t be making appearances.
When taking everything into account, MFK Ružomberok might well have a job on their hands to find the net against this Spartak Trnava side who we reckon should score at least once to gain the upper hand.
We’re therefore seeing a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 winning score for Spartak Trnava after 90 minutes.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Štadion pod Čebraťom (4,876)
Captain: Marek Zsigmund
Chairman: Ľubomír Golis
Manager: Ondřej Smetana
Competitions: Super Liga position 8