Sandecja Nowy Sącz vs Zagłębie Sosnowiec match preview

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Competition: Poland 1. Liga
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion im. Ojca Władysława Augustynka (7000 seats)

An important duel in the bottom section of the 1. Liga, with both Sandecja Nowy Sącz and Zagłębie Sosnowiec experiencing more worry than joy. This match is a classic "six-pointer" with the home team placed 13th and the visitors in 15th place.

Insights:
  • Sandecja Nowy Sącz is in the best form (4-2-0)
  • Zagłębie Sosnowiec have the fewest points (3) away in 1. Liga

Sandecja Nowy Sącz and Zagłębie Sosnowiec should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Sandecja Nowy Sącz form and stats

Sandecja Nowy Sącz have played 11 1. Liga games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 4-3-4 (wins-draws-losses). Sandecja haven’t lost a league-game in twelve attempts regardless of arena, a great achievement. Their last loss was the fixture versus Korona Kielce, 146 days ago. There’s a good atmosphere here at Stadion im. Ojca Władysława Augustynka after three straight home wins.

It's back home for Sandecja, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Stomil Olsztyn away with the result 5-0. Rafael Victor (2), D. Chmiel and Rubio (2) found the net in that victory. Before that, Sandecja had a home game versus ŁKS Łódź which ended with a victory 2-1.

As indicated by the result mentioned above, Sandecja Nowy Sącz played a great game against Stomil Olsztyn and beat them comfortably. Expectations are high for this one.

This is expected to be a close game, with Sandecja perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Sandecja Nowy Sącz as a small favourite), we find twelve games. Sandecja Nowy Sącz has won five of these, drawn four and lost three.

Sandecja are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 14 goals in 11 games. Sandecja's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 16 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Zagłębie Sosnowiec form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Zagłębie Sosnowiec, who have the fewest points (3) away in 1. Liga, so far with only 3 points returning home. The records show 0-3-8 (win-draw-lose). Travelling has not been lucrative for the away team as they have returned home without a win in eleven away games in a row.

Sosnowiec are travelling after their nice 3-0 home win in the 1. Liga against Widzew Lodz (placed 7th). Before that, Zagłębie Sosnowiec secured a home win against Stomil Olsztyn with the score 2-1.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Sosnowiec playing away and similar expectations, we found nine relevant matches. Results were three Zagłębie Sosnowiec wins, one draw and five defeats.

Goals are few and far between in Sosnowiec's away league games. Only 4 goals from 11 travels. It's worth mentioning that 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Zagłębie Sosnowiec have conceded 16 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Zagłębie Sosnowiec - Sandecja Nowy Sącz 3-0 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last eight matches): Sandecja Nowy Sącz two wins, two draws and Zagłębie Sosnowiec four victories. As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Zagłębie SosnowiecJ. Ribeiro Oliveira
J. Ribeiro Oliveira
6 goals
Sandecja Nowy SączM. Piter Bučko
M. Piter Bučko
4 goals
Sandecja Nowy SączD. Chmiel
D. Chmiel
4 goals

Sandecja Nowy Sącz missing players

Zagłębie Sosnowiec missing players

Sandecja Nowy Sącz Zagłębie Sosnowiec
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
23 11 3 Played P 3 11 23
7 4 1 Won W 0 0 5
6 3 1 Drew D 0 3 4
10 4 1 Lost L 3 8 14
28 14 4 Scored S 1 4 21
34 16 4 Conceded C 4 16 31
91% 91% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 82% 91%
78% 82% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 33% 45% 74%
52% 55% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 27% 43%
26% 18% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 18% 13%
17% 18% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 9% 4%
52% 64% 33% BTTS BTTS 33% 36% 39%
30% 27% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 18% 26%
26% 18% 33% Failed to Score F T 67% 64% 43%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 1.6 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.7 1.8
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.2 8.2 14.3 Shots (avg) S ( 14 12.5 10.7
3.7 3.5 6 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.3 4.4 3.9
33% 36% 22% Goal Efficiency G E 8% 8% 23%
Key stats in 1. Liga this season:
  • Sandecja Nowy Sącz have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sandecja Nowy Sącz have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Zagłębie Sosnowiec have scored away.
  • Sandecja Nowy Sącz is in the best form (4-2-0)
  • Zagłębie Sosnowiec have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Zagłębie Sosnowiec have the fewest points (3) away in 1. Liga
  • Zagłębie Sosnowiec have yet to win a game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Nieciecza 21 14 5 2 36 15 12 8 3 1 19 7 9 6 2 1 17 8 21 47
2 Górnik Łęczna 23 13 5 5 35 17 12 9 2 1 22 5 11 4 3 4 13 12 18 44
3 ŁKS Łódź 23 13 4 6 44 25 12 7 3 2 27 16 11 6 1 4 17 9 19 43
4 Tychy 71 23 11 8 4 32 18 13 8 3 2 20 8 10 3 5 2 12 10 14 41
5 Radomiak Radom 22 11 7 4 30 16 11 6 3 2 17 7 11 5 4 2 13 9 14 40
6 Arka Gdynia 22 10 5 7 29 22 10 5 2 3 13 9 12 5 3 4 16 13 7 35
7 Widzew Lodz 23 9 7 7 22 24 11 7 3 1 15 6 12 2 4 6 7 18 -2 34
8 Miedz Legnica 23 8 8 7 35 28 13 4 6 3 25 17 10 4 2 4 10 11 7 32
9 Puszcza Niepoomice 22 9 5 8 26 24 11 6 2 3 11 7 11 3 3 5 15 17 2 32
10 Odra Opole 23 8 8 7 23 26 11 3 5 3 7 11 12 5 3 4 16 15 -3 32
11 Chrobry Gogow 23 8 5 10 27 35 11 4 2 5 15 13 12 4 3 5 12 22 -8 29
12 Korona Kielce 22 8 5 9 17 26 11 4 2 5 9 16 11 4 3 4 8 10 -9 29
13 Sandecja Nowy Sącz 23 7 6 10 28 34 11 4 3 4 14 16 12 3 3 6 14 18 -6 27
14 Stomil Olsztyn 23 6 5 12 21 35 13 2 3 8 7 20 10 4 2 4 14 15 -14 23
15 Zagłębie Sosnowiec 23 5 4 14 21 31 12 5 1 6 17 15 11 0 3 8 4 16 -10 19
16 Jastrzębie 23 6 1 16 19 38 9 3 0 6 8 15 14 3 1 10 11 23 -19 19
17 Resovia Rzeszów 23 4 6 13 16 32 10 2 5 3 8 9 13 2 1 10 8 23 -16 18
18 Bełchatów 23 4 6 13 15 30 11 3 2 6 11 14 12 1 4 7 4 16 -15 16

Read more about 1. Liga

The I Liga (“Pierwsza liga”), also known by the sponsorship name Fortuna I Liga, is the second level of Polish football. It has 18 teams meeting each other home and away. After these fixtures the final league table is ready, with the top two teams promoted. The bottom three are relegated while the team in 15th place must play a relegation playoff.