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Slovan Bratislava head to Mestský futbalový štadión on Saturday for the Super Liga meeting with home team Zemplín Michalovce.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Zemplín Michalovce v Slovan Bratislava match are shown here - as well as the best betting odds.
Zemplín Michalovce won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 3-1 Super Liga defeat in their last game at the hands of Dukla Banská Bystrica.
In that game, Zemplín Michalovce had 46% possession and 9 shots on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Zemplín Michalovce was Matúš Marcin (81'). Dukla Banská Bystrica got 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. David Depetris (21') scored for Dukla Banská Bystrica.
Zemplín Michalovce have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets of late, although they have also found ways to hit the back of the net themselves. Looking at their last 6 games, Zemplín Michalovce have conceded in 5 of them as well as getting on the scoresheet in 5 of those games.
A look at their previous results shows us that Zemplín Michalovce:
- have not registered a win against Slovan Bratislava in games played at home for the previous 3 league games.
- have not beaten Slovan Bratislava in their last 8 league games.
- are without a win at home for the past 7 league games. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Slovan Bratislava will go into this game following a 1-0 Super Liga win to beat Skalica in their last fixture.
In that game, Slovan Bratislava managed 64% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Slovan Bratislava was Tigran Barseghyan (84'). Skalica got 10 shots at goal with 4 of them on target.
Proving their appetite for eventful matches, we’ve had goals 21 times in the previous 6 matches in which Slovan Bratislava have taken to the field, giving a mean average of 3.5 goals for each meeting. Their opponents have got 5 of those goals. We will just have to find out if that trend will end up being continued on here.
Head to head
Delving into past results between these clubs going back to 07/11/2020 shows that these encounters have been miserable for Zemplín Michalovce. They’ve not been able to come away with any wins at all whereas Slovan Bratislava have been superior, running out winners in 100 per cent of those matches.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 overall which averages out at 3.67 goals per meeting.
The previous league meeting between the two was Super Liga match day 4 on 01/11/2023 which ended up with the score at Slovan Bratislava 5-1 Zemplín Michalovce.
That time, Slovan Bratislava managed 66% possession and 11 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The goals were scored by Nino Marcelli (3', 23') and Aleksandar Čavrić (16', 80').
At the other end, Zemplín Michalovce got 8 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Gino van Kessel (8') and Saša Marjanović (31' Own goal) scored.
Team News: Zemplín Michalovce
The Zemplín Michalovce manager Norbert Hrnčár will be happy not to have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Slovan Bratislava
Slovan Bratislava boss Vladimír Weiss has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Filip Lichy (Collateral ligament injury) and Richard Krizan (Collateral ligament injury) will miss out on this game. Marko Tolic will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Our assessment is that Zemplín Michalovce should get enough chances to find the back of the net against this Slovan Bratislava outfit, but a single goal possibly won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.
Our selection here is for a close game with a 1-2 win for Slovan Bratislava at the end of the 90 minutes. Let’s see what eventuates.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mestský futbalový štadión (4,440)
Captain: Igor Žofčák
Chairman: Štefan Laurinčík
Manager: Norbert Hrnčár
Competitions: Super Liga position 11