The Ekstraklasa meeting at Stadion Miejski w Gliwicach on Friday sees hosts Piast Gliwice facing opposition in the form of Wisla Plock.
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Piast Gliwice will be hoping to bounce back here following the 1-0 Ekstraklasa defeat last time out to Cracovia.
Pelle van Amersfoort (24') was the scorer for Cracovia.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games where Piast Gliwice have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Gliwice have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, letting in 14 goals during that time. With no two games being the same, we must now wait to see if the trend might be replicated in this match.
Ahead of this clash, Piast Gliwice have not won at home in their last 4 league matches. Fans are getting restless.
Wisla Plock will go into the clash following on from a 1-0 Ekstraklasa win vs Śląsk Wrocław in their last outing.
The only player to score from Wisla Plock was Torgil Gjertsen (87').
Radosław Sobolewski's Wisla Plock have managed to stick the ball in the net 7 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during that period equals 9.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 28/10/2017 shows that Piast Gliwice have won 3 of these games & Wisla Plock 2, with the tally of draws being 1.
An aggregate of 11 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 6 for Gliwice and 5 belonging to Wisła Płock. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.83.
Team News: Piast Gliwice
Piast Gliwice boss Waldemar Fornalik will be happy not to have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash owing to a completely healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: Wisla Plock
Due to a completely injury-free group ready to go, Wisla Plock manager Radosław Sobolewski has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match.
Wisla Plock are certainly able to find the back of the net against this Piast Gliwice team, but it may not quite be as many as the goals that they could concede.
Our selection here is for a narrow 2-1 winning score for Piast Gliwice at the end of the 90 minutes. Definitely a tough call.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Miejski w Gliwicach (9,913)
Captain: Gerard Badia
Chairman: Paweł Żelem
Manager: Waldemar Fornalik
Competitions: Ekstraklasa position 16
⭐ Key Man: Michał Żyro
Mostly playing in the Right Wing position, Michał Żyro was born in Warsaw, Poland. Having played his first senior match for Legia Warszawa in the 2009 - 2010 season, the goalscoring Forward has contributed 2 league goals in this Ekstraklasa 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 7 appearances.