Lech Poznan U18 vs SMS Łódź U18 match preview

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Competition: Poland Central Youth League
Competition: Sun 13.June
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)

Central Youth League: What this game might lack in glamour it should make up in energy and dedication. Get set for Lech Poznan U18 - SMS Łódź U18!

Insights:
  • Lech Poznan U18 have the fewest conceded goals (13) at home in Central Youth League
  • SMS Łódź U18 have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

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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Lech Poznan U18 form and stats

Lech Poznan U18, who have the fewest conceded goals (13) at home in Central Youth League, have played 14 Central Youth League games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 7-3-4 (wins-draws-losses).

A draw after 90 minutes last time out for Poznan, who played 0-0 against Zaglebie U18. That match was also played at this venue

In the preceding match a 4-2 victory visiting Korona Kielce U18.

There will be little rest for Lech Poznan U18 after this match as they are travelling to Lechia Gdańsk U18 for a Central Youth League game in only four days.

A decent goal production from Poznan in their home games so far, with 26 goals from 14 league matches. Poznan are not conceding a lot of goals here in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 13 from 14 matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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SMS Łódź U18 form and stats

There's been little loot from SMS Łódź U18's travels as they have only collected 14 points from 14 away games in the Central Youth League. SMS Łódź U18 only have 4 wins to counter their 8 defeats and 2 draws.

Łódź's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Cracovia U18 that finished 1-1.

Before that, Łódź travelled to Lechia Gdańsk U18 and returned home with a draw after the game finished 2-2.

Łódź has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 21 goals from 14 games. SMS Łódź U18 struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 25 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: SMS Łódź U18 - Poznan 2-1. Numbers for the last two meetings between these two teams are: zero wins for Poznan, zero draws and two wins for SMS Łódź U18. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: zero games.

Lech Poznan U18 missing players

SMS Łódź U18 missing players

Lech Poznan U18 SMS Łódź U18
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
28 14 5 Played P 4 14 28
10 7 1 Won W 1 4 10
7 3 1 Drew D 1 2 6
11 4 3 Lost L 2 8 12
41 26 5 Scored S 4 21 41
39 13 8 Conceded C 6 25 42
93% 93% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 75% 93% 89%
68% 57% 60% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 93% 82%
57% 50% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 79% 68%
39% 43% 40% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 43% 29%
18% 21% 20% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 14% 14%
50% 43% 60% BTTS BTTS 75% 71% 61%
25% 36% 0% Clean Sheets C S 25% 21% 29%
32% 29% 40% Failed to Score F T 25% 14% 21%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 0 0
0 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Key stats in Central Youth League this season:
  • Lech Poznan U18 have the fewest conceded goals (13) at home in Central Youth League
  • SMS Łódź U18 have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Pogon Szczecin U18 28 17 4 7 69 44 14 9 2 3 43 26 14 8 2 4 26 18 25 55
2 Zaglebie U18 28 15 9 4 58 37 14 10 4 0 37 15 14 5 5 4 21 22 21 54
3 Wisla U18 28 17 3 8 69 49 14 9 1 4 27 22 14 8 2 4 42 27 20 54
4 Slask U18 28 16 4 8 59 40 15 7 2 6 28 25 13 9 2 2 31 15 19 52
5 Gornik Z. U18 27 14 3 10 48 40 13 7 0 6 21 15 14 7 3 4 27 25 8 45
6 Legia U18 28 11 10 7 61 51 14 4 7 3 32 26 14 7 3 4 29 25 10 43
7 Jagiellonia U18 28 11 6 11 64 48 14 6 2 6 37 23 14 5 4 5 27 25 16 39
8 Escola Warszawa U18 27 11 6 10 48 44 13 6 4 3 25 19 14 5 2 7 23 25 4 39
9 Cracovia U18 28 10 8 10 48 50 13 7 3 3 25 18 15 3 5 7 23 32 -2 38
10 Lech Poznan U18 28 10 7 11 41 39 14 7 3 4 26 13 14 3 4 7 15 26 2 37
11 SMS Łódź U18 28 10 6 12 41 42 14 6 4 4 20 17 14 4 2 8 21 25 -1 36
12 Arka Gdynia U18 28 10 5 13 56 60 14 5 3 6 31 29 14 5 2 7 25 31 -4 35
13 Gwarek Zabrze U18 27 8 6 13 33 58 14 5 3 6 21 31 13 3 3 7 12 27 -25 30
14 Lechia Gdańsk U18 27 6 7 14 48 53 14 4 4 6 29 28 13 2 3 8 19 25 -5 25
15 Korona Kielce U18 28 6 7 15 43 59 14 4 4 6 21 22 14 2 3 9 22 37 -16 25
16 Hutnik Kraków U18 28 4 1 23 25 97 14 3 0 11 14 45 14 1 1 12 11 52 -72 13

Read more about Central Youth League

The Central Junior League (“Centralna Liga Juniorów” or CLJ) is the highest level of Polish U-19 football. It currently has 16 teams competing for the youth championship through playing 30 fixtures each. The bottom four teams are all relegated.