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The Ekstraklasa game at Stadion Stali Mielec on Saturday sees hosts Stal Mielec go into battle with opponents Raków Częstochowa.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Stal Mielec v Raków Częstochowa can be seen below (including the best match odds).
Stal Mielec won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 3-1 Ekstraklasa losing effort in their last game against Wisła Kraków.
In that match, Stal Mielec had 38% possession and 8 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Stal Mielec was Grzegorz Tomasiewicz (60'). Wisła Kraków had 10 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Felicio Brown Forbes (75'), Michal Frydrych (88') and Stefan Savić (94') scored for Wisła Kraków.
It has been all too rare in recent games that Stal Mielec have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Mielec have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in 9 goals along the way.
Coming into this meeting, Stal Mielec are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches at home.
In their last game, Raków Częstochowa drew 0-0 in the Ekstraklasa match with Górnik Zabrze.
In that match, Raków Częstochowa managed 57% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 8 on target. For their opponents, Górnik Zabrze had 5 shots on goal with 2 on target.
A run of dependable displays from the Raków Częstochowa defence has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their last 6 clashes combined. Over that same time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 5. That kind of pattern might not be sustained here, though.
Heading into this contest, Raków Częstochowa are undefeated in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
The last league encounter featuring the two was Ekstraklasa match day 8 on 25/10/2020 when the final score was Raków Częstochowa 2-1 Stal Mielec.
The referee was Artur Aluszyk.
Team News: Stal Mielec
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just one fitness concern for the Stal Mielec manager Leszek Ojrzyński to be concerned about thanks to an otherwise robust group. Kamil Koscielny (Torn Ligament) misses out.
Team News: Raków Częstochowa
Thanks to a completely healthy group to pick from, Raków Częstochowa boss Marek Papszun does not have any fitness concerns to report before this match.
Stal Mielec may well find it hard to be putting a goal past this Raków Częstochowa team who we think will end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore seeing a very competitive game with a 0-1 winning score for Raków Częstochowa at the end of the match.
Let’s see what happens.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Stali Mielec (6,864)
Captain: Krystian Getinger
Chairman: Bartłomiej Jaskot
Manager: Leszek Ojrzyński
Competitions: Ekstraklasa position 15
🔑 Key Man: Maciej Domański
Usually playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Maciej Domański was born in Rzeszów, Poland. Having made his senior debut playing for Raków Częstochowa in the 2019 - 2020 season, the talented Midfielder has scored 5 league goals in this Ekstraklasa 2020 - 2021 season to date in 22 appearances.