Perhaps a welcome break from league football as Puskás & Újpest face off to decide who makes it to next stage of the Hungarian Cup. All the pre-match information is available here!
It's no vacation for neither Puskás nor Újpest as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.
Puskás form and statsPuskás participated in Hungarian Cup the last season, where they reached the quarter-finals and lost against Mezokovesd-Zsory.
20 points is a decent return from 10 NB 1 games here at Puskás Akadémia Pancho Aréna for Puskás. The data says 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. On the other hand, in the Hungarian Cup, Puskás has performed like this (both home and away): 3 wins, 0 draws and 0 losses. The team is doing great wherever they are playing as Puskás has won five games in a row. The Ferencvaros match was the last time out without a victory. Puskás has recorded two wins in a row here at Puskás Akadémia Pancho Aréna, increasing their hopes of victory in this match.
It's back home for Puskás, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Budafoki MTE away with the result 1-0. Alexandru Băluță found the net in that victory. Ahead of that match, Puskás won a home game hosting Paksi SE (3-2).
Some members of the home team might already be thinking of their next match, the NB 1 game versus Honved in only three days. This game is also played here at Puskás Akadémia Pancho Aréna.
The Puskás fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 15 goals in 10 league matches. Puskás's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 10 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.
Újpest form and statsThey also participated in Hungarian Cup last season. This ended in the 8th finals, when MOL Vidi drew the shortest straw.
The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Újpest so far with only 11 points returning home. The records show 3-2-6 (win-draw-lose). Total Hungarian Cup statistics for Újpest: 3 wins, 0 draws and 0 losses.
Újpest lost away at Zalaegerszegi TE (0-3) in their previous game and are perhaps starting to feel homesick. Prior to that match, a home win 1-0 against Diósgyőr in the NB 1.
The visitors will be packing their bags again in only four days as another away game awaits: The NB 1 trip to Paksi SE.
The visiting Újpest have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 14 goals from 11 games. It's worth mentioning that 12 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. The Újpest manager M. Oenning has some worries about the defense as 24 goals have been conceded in these travels. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.
Head 2 HeadPuskás-Újpest H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Puskás six wins, Újpest three wins, one draw. seven of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).
Puskás missing players
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|96%||92%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||100%|
|72%||75%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||100%||92%|
|56%||50%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||71%||72%|
|20%||17%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||50%||48%|
|16%||17%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||36%||32%|
|52%||58%||Clean Sheets||C S||21%||20%|
|16%||17%||Failed to Score||F T||21%||28%|
|0||0||Corners for (avg)||C F||0||0|
|0||0||Corners against (avg)||C A||0||0|
|2.5||2.1||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||2.9||2.9|
|4||0||Red cards||R C||0||1|
|11.1||9.9||Shots (avg)||S (||11.2||9.5|
|3.5||2.8||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||5.5||4.5|
|39%||48%||Goal Efficiency||G E||37%||35%|