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The Nemzeti Bajnokság I game at Hidegkuti Nándor Stadion on Saturday sees home side MTK Budapest welcome opponents Mezőkövesd.
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MTK Budapest will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 3-2 Nemzeti Bajnokság I defeat in their last game at the hands of Paksi SE.
For MTK Budapest, the scorers were Gheorghe Grozav (70') and Bojan Miovski (75'). Martin Ádám (8') and Máté Sajbán (37', 54') scored for Paksi SE.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where MTK Budapest haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that MTK Budapest have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 9 goals in the process. We will find out whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Last time out, Mezőkövesd drew 2-2 in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I tie with Videoton FC.
For Mezőkövesd, the scorers were Dániel Nagy (39') and Marin Jurina (94'). Nemanja Nikolić (70') and Marcel Heister (81') scored for Videoton FC.
Showing their predisposition for high-scoring encounters, we’ve seen goals 21 times in the last 6 matches in which Mezőkövesd have taken to the pitch, giving an average of 3.5 goals for each meeting. Opposition teams have managed 12 of those goals.
A look at their previous results shows us that Mezőkövesd:
- haven't been defeated by MTK Budapest in games played away from home for the previous 3 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels dating back to 29/09/2018, both clubs have shared the honours with MTK Budapest winning 2 of those games, Mezőkövesd 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
A combined sum of 17 goals were produced between them in these games, with 7 of them for MTK and 10 coming from Mezőkövesd. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The last league match between the two was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 33 on 07/05/2021 when the final score was Mezőkövesd 5-1 MTK Budapest.
The referee was Káprály Mihály.
Team News: MTK Budapest
The MTK Budapest boss Giovanni Constantino has zero fitness worries to speak of before this match owing to a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Mezőkövesd
Due to a completely healthy group available for selection, the Mezőkövesd manager Attila Pintér doesn’t have any fitness worries at all before this match.
Looking at these two, we feel that Mezőkövesd and MTK Budapest could both well score more than once here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility but, again, we don’t expect it to end goalless. We therefore think that it’s going to be a 2-2 score at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Hidegkuti Nándor Stadion (5,322)
Captain: Milan Mijatović
Chairman: Sándor Zakor
Manager: Giovanni Constantino
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 9
🔑 Star Player: Bojan Miovski
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Bojan Miovski was born in Štip, Macedonia. After having made a senior debut playing for MTK Budapest in the 2020 - 2021 season, the gifted Forward has managed 3 league goals in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 6 appearances.