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Zalaegerszegi TE will be at Pancho Aréna on Wednesday for the Nemzeti Bajnokság I clash with hosts Puskás Akadémia.
Our Puskás Akadémia v Zalaegerszegi TE predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Puskás Akadémia won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 2-1 Nemzeti Bajnokság I loss in their previous game against Paksi SE.
In that match, Puskás Akadémia managed 59% possession and 19 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for Puskás Akadémia was György Komáromi (52'). Paksi got 11 attempts at goal with 6 on target. József Windecker (40') and Bence Lenzsér (56') scored for Paksi SE.
Over their past six games, Zsolt Hornyák's Puskás Akadémia have hit the target a total of 7 times resulting in an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.17.
A look at their previous results shows us that Puskás Akadémia:
- are undefeated by Zalaegerszegi TE when playing them at home in the previous 2 league games.
- have left without a victory over Zalaegerszegi TE in their previous 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 6 home league matches.
Zalaegerszegi TE go into this meeting after a 3-1 Nemzeti Bajnokság I win with the downing of Videoton FC in their last match.
In that match, Zalaegerszegi TE managed 35% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 7 on target. For Zalaegerszegi TE, goals were scored by Antonio Mance (8', 45') and Yohan Croizet (86'). At the other end, Fehervar got 12 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Áron Csongvai (73') was the scorer for Videoton FC.
The stats don’t lie, and Zalaegerszegi TE have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 9 goals in total. At the back, Zalaegerszegi TE have clearly had some problems. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Head to head
A glance at their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 28/11/2021 shows us that Puskás Akadémia have won 2 of them and Zalaegerszegi TE 1, with the number of drawn games being 3.
A combined sum of 11 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 6 of them from Puskás and 5 netted by Zete. That’s an average goals per game of 1.83.
The last league game featuring these clubs was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 8 on 29/09/2023 which ended up with the score at Zalaegerszegi TE 1-1 Puskás Akadémia.
The referee was Sándor Andó-Szabó.
Team News: Puskás Akadémia
The Puskás Akadémia boss Zsolt Hornyák does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match with a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Zalaegerszegi TE
Due to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, the Zalaegerszegi TE manager Gábor Márton doesn’t have any fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
In our opinion, Puskás Akadémia will probably create enough chances to score more than one when they play Zalaegerszegi TE, who will be up against it to score.
Our tip is for a 2-0 winning margin for Puskás Akadémia after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Pancho Aréna (3,816)
Captain: Roland Szolnoki
Chairman: Lőrinc Mészáros
Manager: Zsolt Hornyák
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 5
🔑 Star Man: Lamin Colley
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Lamin Colley was born in Gambia. Having played his first senior match for Gorica in the 2019 - 2020 season, the gifted Forward has struck 5 league goals in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2023 - 2024 season to date in 17 appearances.