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The Nemzeti Bajnokság I clash at Szusza Ferenc Stadion on Tuesday will see hosts Újpest FC
welcome Zalaegerszegi TE
. Our Újpest FC v Zalaegerszegi TE tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below including the latest game odds.
Újpest FC will be hoping to bounce back here after a 1-0 Nemzeti Bajnokság I defeat last time out to Ferencvárosi TC. In that match, Újpest FC had 32% possession and 12 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Ferencvárosi TC got 13 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Franck Boli (53') scored for Ferencvárosi TC.
It has been seldom in recent games where Újpest FC have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Lilák have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 6 goals in the process.
Pre-game facts show that Újpest FC:
- have left without a victory over Zalaegerszegi TE in their last 3 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 home league matches.
Zalaegerszegi TE head into the meeting following a 2-0 Nemzeti Bajnokság I win as they beat Budapest Honvéd FC in their last outing. In that game, Zalaegerszegi TE had 51% possession and 23 attempts on goal with 13 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Zalaegerszegi TE was Benjamin Babati (90'). At the other end, Budapest Honvéd FC got 9 shots at goal with 4 on target. Bence Batik (52' Own goal) scored for Budapest Honvéd FC.
A run of dependable displays from the Zalaegerszegi TE defensive players has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their past 6 fixtures overall. In that period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 15.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Zalaegerszegi TE:
- have left without a victory over Újpest FC when they have played them away from home in the previous 6 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- are unbeaten in their previous 5 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels stretching back to 02/10/2010, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Újpest FC winning 2 of those games, Zalaegerszegi TE 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
A sum of 20 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 11 of them from Lilák and 9 belonging to Zete. The average goals per game has been 3.33.
The last league match between these sides was Nemzeti Bajnokság I match day 21 on 15/02/2020 which ended up with the score at Zalaegerszegi TE 2-1 Újpest FC. The match was refereed by Zoltán Iványi.
Team News: Újpest FC
Újpest FC boss Predrag Rogan will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match owing to a fully injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Zalaegerszegi TE
With a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, Zalaegerszegi TE boss Gábor Marton doesn’t have any fitness worries to report ahead of this match.
Our feeling is that Zalaegerszegi TE and Újpest FC could well both score and end up finding themselves in a fairly even game here. Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. Our tip is therefore for a very even match with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of the 90 minutes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Szusza Ferenc Stadion (14,817)
Captain: Róbert Litauszki
Chairman: Roland Duchâtelet
Manager: Predrag Rogan
Competitions: Nemzeti Bajnokság I position 8
🔑 Key Man: Soma Novothny
Generally played in the Striker position, Soma Novothny was born in Veszprém, Hungary. Having played his first senior match for Diósgyõri VTK in the 2015 - 2016 season, the goalscoring Forward has accumulated 5 league goals in this Nemzeti Bajnokság I 2019 - 2020 campaign to date in 14 appearances.