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Spartak Trnava will face off against visiting rivals MŠK Žilina at Štadión Antona Malatinského in the Super Liga game on Sunday.
Our Spartak Trnava v MŠK Žilina tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (plus the best game odds).
Spartak Trnava will be looking for an improved result here following a 0-2 Conference League Qualifiers defeat in their last game at the hands of Raków Częstochowa.
Ivi López (30', 45') scored for Raków Częstochowa.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times that Spartak Trnava have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Spartak Trnava have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 7 goals along the way. In any event, we’ll just have to find out if the trend shall be maintained in this upcoming match.
Pre-game facts show that Spartak Trnava:
- haven't been beaten in the league by MŠK Žilina in their previous 5 matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.
MŠK Žilina will go into this clash following a 4-1 Super Liga win vs Dukla Banská Bystrica in their last game.
David Depetris (79') scored for Dukla Banská Bystrica.
The stats tell the story, and MŠK Žilina have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 8 goals overall. At the back, MŠK Žilina can certainly do much better.
A look at their previous results shows us that MŠK Žilina:
- have left without a victory over Spartak Trnava in games played away from home for the previous 4 league matches. Not the best of away records.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
- have not won away from home in their last 8 matches in the league. Very poor, indeed.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 13/03/2021 shows us that Spartak Trnava have won 3 of these & MŠK Žilina 1, with the tally of drawn games being 2.
A combined sum of 12 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 of them for Bíli andeli and 5 being from Šošoni. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.
The last league match between these sides was Super Liga match day 9 on 14/05/2022 which finished with the scoreline of MŠK Žilina 1-2 Spartak Trnava.
In that match, MŠK Žilina had 47% possession and 5 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
Spartak Trnava got 5 shots on goal with 3 on target. Martin Bukata (10') was the scorer.
Team News: Spartak Trnava
Dobrivoj Rusov (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Kazeem Bolaji (Unknown Injury) won’t be able to feature for Spartak Trnava boss Michal Gašparík.
Team News: MŠK Žilina
Due to a completely injury-free group to choose from, the MŠK Žilina manager has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Spartak Trnava will probably see a lot of the ball and convert quite a few goal-scoring opportunities.
However, MŠK Žilina are also probably going to find it difficult to score themselves but do we see them managing to get on the scoresheet.
Therefore, we are anticipating a comfortable 3-1 victory for Spartak Trnava by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Štadión Antona Malatinského (19,200)
Chairman: Milan Cuninka
Manager: Michal Gašparík
Competitions: Super Liga position 6