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The Nemzeti Bajnokság I meeting at Hidegkuti Nándor Stadion on Friday sees home team MTK Budapest do battle with opponents Mezőkövesd.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the MTK Budapest v Mezőkövesd game (plus the best game odds).
MTK Budapest fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being the 1-2 Nemzeti Bajnokság I success vs Videoton FC.
For MTK Budapest, the goalscorers were Bojan Miovski (52') and Roland Varga (75'). Szilveszter Hangya (7') was the scorer for Videoton FC.
It has been seldom in recent times that MTK Budapest haven’t conceded. The facts show that MTK have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 8 goals in the process. Putting that to one side, it remains to be seen if such a trend shall continue on here in this game.
Heading into this contest, MTK Budapest haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.
In their last game, Mezőkövesd drew 2-2 in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I match with Ferencvárosi TC.
For Mezőkövesd, the goals were scored by Dino Beširović (62') and Marin Jurina (71'). Somália (32') and Franck Boli (50') scored for Ferencvárosi TC.
Attila Pintér's Mezőkövesd have fired home a total of 8 times in the course of their latest six matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that same period equals 5.
Their previous form shows that Mezőkövesd:
- haven't been beaten by MTK Budapest in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
- are undefeated in their last 3 away league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 29/10/2016 shows us that MTK Budapest have won 3 of these & Mezőkövesd 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
A total of 14 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 8 of them from MTK and 6 created by Mezőkövesd. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 11 on 21/11/2020 and the score finished Mezőkövesd 0-1 MTK Budapest.
The match was refereed by József Erdős.
Team News: MTK Budapest
MTK Budapest boss Michael Boris has a full complement, with no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game owing to a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Mezőkövesd
With a fully healthy group available to select from, Mezőkövesd manager Attila Pintér does not have any fitness worries at all before this match.
Here, we’re thinking that Mezőkövesd could well find it tough to hit the back of the net against this MTK Budapest team who we think will likely get a goal themselves and run out victorious.
We therefore see a very competitive game with a 1-0 winning margin for MTK Budapest at the end of this game.
Let’s see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Hidegkuti Nándor Stadion (5,322)
Captain: József Kanta
Chairman: Tamás Deutsch
Manager: Michael Boris
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 4
🔑 Star Player: Bojan Miovski
Customarily used in the Striker position, Bojan Miovski was born in Štip, Macedonia. Having made a first senior appearance for MTK Budapest in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 7 league goals in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 16 appearances.