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Ruch Chorzów visit Stadion Widzewa Łódź on Saturday for the Ekstraklasa meeting with hosts Widzew Łódź.
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Widzew Łódź go into this game after a 1-1 Ekstraklasa drawn result vs Zagłębie Lubin.
In that match, Widzew Łódź had 55% possession and 8 shots at goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for Widzew Łódź was Imad Rondić (99'). On the other side, Zagłębie Lubin got 14 shots at goal with 4 on target. Mateusz Wdowiak (60') scored for Zagłębie Lubin.
It’s been seldom in recent games where Widzew Łódź have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Widzew Łódź have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 7 goals in the process. Nonetheless, we’ll just have to find out whether that trend might be maintained here in this game or not.
Going into this one, Widzew Łódź haven't won against Ruch Chorzów in their previous 3 league matches.
In their last fixture, Ruch Chorzów drew 0-0 in the Ekstraklasa tie with Radomiak Radom.
In that game, Ruch Chorzów had 49% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. On the other side, Radomiak Radom had 11 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
The stats don’t lie, and Ruch Chorzów have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 14 goals in all. Defensively, Ruch Chorzów have been far from perfect.
Coming into this clash, Ruch Chorzów are without an away win for the past 9 matches in the league. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 01/10/2011 shows that Widzew Łódź have won 1 of them and Ruch Chorzów 5, with the tally of drawn results being 0.
In all, 16 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 5 of them for Czerwona Armia and 11 for Niebiescy. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The last league game between these clubs was Ekstraklasa match day 24 on 28/02/2014 which finished with the scoreline of Ruch Chorzów 2-1 Widzew Łódź.
The match was refereed by Paweł Gil.
Team News: Widzew Łódź
The Widzew Łódź manager Daniel Myśliwiec does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this game owing to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Ruch Chorzów
Due to a fully injury-free group available for selection, the Ruch Chorzów boss Jan Wos doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match.
Here is a game where Ruch Chorzów might have a difficult job to breach the defence of this Widzew Łódź side who we think should win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
Therefore, we predict a narrow 1-0 winning score for Widzew Łódź after 90 minutes.
There should be little in it.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Widzewa Łódź (18,008)
Captain: Patryk Stępiński
Chairman: Michał Rydz
Manager: Daniel Myśliwiec
Competitions: Ekstraklasa position 14
⭐ Star Player: Jordi Sánchez
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Jordi Sánchez was born in Barcelona, Spain. After having played his first senior match for CD Numancia in the 2018 - 2019 season, the goalscoring Forward has accumulated 3 league goals in the Ekstraklasa 2023 - 2024 season to date in a total of 13 appearances.