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Paksi SE will be the visitors at Szusza Ferenc Stadion on Friday for the Nemzeti Bajnokság I clash with home team Újpest FC.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Újpest FC v Paksi SE can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Újpest FC will be hoping to bounce back here following a 3-0 Nemzeti Bajnokság I defeat last time out to Diósgyõri VTK.
It has been seldom in recent times that Újpest FC have shown defensive steel. The reality is that Lilák have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 15 goals in the process. We will just have to find out if that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Coming into this clash, Újpest FC haven't lost in the league to Paksi SE in their last 14 games. It's quite some record.
Since being beaten in their last game against Kisvárda in Nemzeti Bajnokság I competition, Paksi SE will be aiming to make amends here.
Claudiu Bumba (18'), Tamás Rubus (31' Own goal), Jaroslav Navrátil (44') and Richárd Jelena (86') scored for Kisvárda.
In a total of 5 out of the previous 6 clashes featuring Paksi SE, a minimum of three goals have been struck. The overall average number of goals per game during that spell is 4, with the number of goals averaged by Paksi SE standing at 2.5.
Pre-game facts show that Paksi SE:
- have not beaten Újpest FC in away games against them for the last 8 league matches. An awful away record.
- have not been beaten by Újpest FC when they've played them away from home in the last 5 matches in the league. A solid away record against them.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 24/11/2018 shows that Újpest FC have won 3 of them and Paksi SE 0, with the number of draws standing at 3.
A sum of 17 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 11 of them for Lilák and 6 being from Atomcsapat. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The previous league game featuring the two was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 1 on 15/08/2020 and the score finished Paksi SE 1-2 Újpest FC.
On that occasion, Paksi SE had 58% possession and 18 shots on goal with 11 of them on target. Their only player to score was Martin Ádám (76').
Újpest FC got 14 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Krisztián Simon (16', 62') was the scorer.
The referee was Ádám Farkas.
Team News: Újpest FC
Újpest FC boss Predrag Rogan has a full complement, with no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match owing to a fully healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Paksi SE
Owing to a fully healthy group to pick from, Paksi SE boss György Bognár doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever before this game.
We feel that Újpest FC have it within them to find the back of the net against this Paksi SE team, however a single goal is unlikely to be enough to avoid a loss.
We therefore reckon that it will be both teams to score in a 1-2 victory for Paksi SE at the end of this one. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Szusza Ferenc Stadion (14,817)
Captain: Krisztián Simon
Chairman: Roderick Duchâtelet
Manager: Predrag Rogan
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 10
⭐ Star Player: Antonio Perošević
Normally taking to the field in the Striker position, Antonio Perošević was born in Croatia. Having made his senior debut playing for NK Osijek in the 2009 - 2010 season, the accomplished Forward has hit 2 league goals in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 5 appearances.