Delightful dogfight as daring Várda SE duel with determined MTK

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Competition: Hungary OTP Bank Liga
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 13:45 (UTC)
Venue: Várkerti Stadion

A victory to the home team is anticipated from this fixture if the league table is to be believed. The Várda SE regulars are hoping that the difference between 3rd and MTK's 11th position in the table will be revealed on the arena.

Insights:
  • Várda SE have the most clean sheets (3) at home in OTP Bank Liga
  • MTK have the fewest scored goals (10) in OTP Bank Liga

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Várda SE form and stats

Várda SE are steadily winning OTP Bank Liga games and points here at Várkerti Stadion. 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat is the summary from 6 games.

Várda SE shared the glory with Gyirmót in their last match, an away game that ended all square 1-1.

Preceding that match was the home game against Ferencvaros that was lost 0-4.

The hosts are favourites to win this game, with an estimated chance of about 55-60% of that outcome. Earlier Várda matches with similar probabilities have ended with one win, one draw and zero defeats (from two games).

Várda SE have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Várkerti Stadion with 11 goals in 6 league matches. On the other hand, Várda have conceded 6 goals.

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MTK form and stats

MTK have only collected 5 points from their away games in the OTP Bank Liga, after 1-2-4 (7 played).

The attacking players of MTK have been feeble for some time now, the team not scoring a league goal in the last 258 minutes.

It might be tough going out on the road again for MTK, facing their second straight away game. Especially as the previous game, ended with a defeat 0-3 versus Honvéd (placed 7th).

A 0-3 loss hosting Gyirmót before that.

Looking at the earlier recent performances of MTK when being an outsider away as they are today, we find three matches with the visitors losing two times, drawing zero and winning one game.

The visitors have scored 6 goals from 7 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. MTK have conceded 12 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

The participants have played each other before in this season, with the final score MTK - Várda SE 1-2 entered in the official records. Numbers for the preceeding ten meetings between these two sides are: eight wins for Várda, one draw and one win for MTK. Over 2,5 goals: three times; under 2,5 goals: seven games.

Top Goalscorers

Várda SEJ. Navrátil
J. Navrátil
5 goals
MTKB. Miovski
B. Miovski
5 goals
VárdaJ. Mešanović
J. Mešanović
4 goals

Várda SE missing players

MTK missing players

Várda SE MTK
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
13 6 3 Played P 2 7 13
7 4 2 Won W 0 1 3
3 1 1 Drew D 1 2 3
3 1 0 Lost L 1 4 7
21 11 4 Scored S 1 6 10
15 6 2 Conceded C 2 12 19
92% 83% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 86% 92%
85% 83% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 86% 69%
69% 67% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 57% 46%
23% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 14% 8%
8% 17% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 14% 8%
62% 33% 67% BTTS BTTS 50% 57% 46%
31% 50% 33% Clean Sheets C S 50% 14% 23%
15% 33% 33% Failed to Score F T 50% 43% 38%
 
4.8 4.8 6 Corners for (avg) C F 2 4.3 4
5.4 5.2 5.7 Corners against (avg) C A 3 4.6 4.5
2.9 2 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.5 2.9 2.8
5 4 2 Red cards R C 0 2 2
 
11.6 13.2 14 Shots (avg) S ( 2.5 6.7 7.4
4.7 4.7 4.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 3 3.1
34% 39% 29% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 29% 25%
 
8.8 9.7 9.7 Shots against (avg) S A 7.5 9.9 10
3.9 3.8 3.7 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4 4.7 4.4
Key stats in OTP Bank Liga this season:
  • MTK have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • MTK have the fewest scored goals (10) in OTP Bank Liga
  • MTK have the fewest scored goals in the first half (4) in OTP Bank Liga
  • MTK is in the worst form (0-2-4)
  • Várda SE have scored more than double the goals of MTK.
  • Várda SE have the most clean sheets (3) at home in OTP Bank Liga

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ferencvaros 12 9 1 2 27 9 7 4 1 2 16 8 5 5 0 0 11 1 18 28
2 Puskas 12 8 1 3 19 15 5 3 0 2 8 9 7 5 1 1 11 6 4 25
3 Várda SE 13 7 3 3 21 15 6 4 1 1 11 6 7 3 2 2 10 9 6 24
4 MOL Vidi 13 5 5 3 16 14 7 5 1 1 11 5 6 0 4 2 5 9 2 20
5 Mezokovesd-Zsory 13 5 4 4 18 21 6 3 3 0 10 7 7 2 1 4 8 14 -3 19
6 Paksi SE 13 5 2 6 32 27 7 3 2 2 17 15 6 2 0 4 15 12 5 17
7 Honvéd 13 5 1 7 24 25 6 3 0 3 11 10 7 2 1 4 13 15 -1 16
8 Zalaegerszegi TE 13 4 3 6 18 29 7 2 2 3 10 14 6 2 1 3 8 15 -11 15
9 Debrecen 13 3 4 6 26 26 6 2 2 2 14 11 7 1 2 4 12 15 0 13
10 Gyirmót 13 3 4 6 15 21 7 1 3 3 7 11 6 2 1 3 8 10 -6 13
11 MTK 13 3 3 7 10 19 6 2 1 3 4 7 7 1 2 4 6 12 -9 12
12 Újpest 13 2 5 6 17 22 7 2 2 3 10 11 6 0 3 3 7 11 -5 11

Read more about OTP Bank Liga

The Nemzeti Bajnokság I (meaning “National Championship I”) is the top level of Hungarian football. Is also known by the sponsorship name OTP Bank Liga, or shortened to NB 1. It was founded in 1901. The present format has twelve teams playing each other three times for a total of 33 fixtures.