Ekstraklasa match prediction: Little separates Jagiellonia Białystok and Cracovia Kraków in quality

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Competition: Poland Ekstraklasa
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Miejski (22372 seats)

An important duel in the bottom section of the Ekstraklasa, with both Jagiellonia Białystok and Cracovia Kraków experiencing more worry than joy. This match is a classic "six-pointer" with the home team placed 12th and the visitors in 14th place.

Insights:
  • Jagiellonia Białystok haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

There haven't been much time to rest for the hosts, as they played a Ekstraklasa match only four days ago. Thankfully the previous game, versus Slask Wrocaw, was also a home game here at Stadion Miejski. The away team is better rested.

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Jagiellonia Białystok form and stats

The story so far in the Ekstraklasa for Jagiellonia Białystok at their home stadium (Stadion Miejski) is 4 wins, 3 draws and 4 defeats. Game days at Stadion Miejski have recently become somewhat of a nightmare for Jagiellonia as they have lost three home games in a row. It hurts.

Jagiellonia's previous game was also a home match, the defeat 0-1 versus Slask Wrocaw (placed 6th). In the preceding match a 3-2 victory visiting Lech Poznan.

Jagiellonia Białystok has scored 16 league goals at home this season, in 11 matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 0 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. 14 goals have been conceded.

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Cracovia Kraków form and stats

Cracovia Kraków have only collected 11 points from their away games in the Ekstraklasa, after 2-5-4 (11 played).

Cracovia won their last game, 2-1 versus Lech Poznan played at home. A 0-2 defeat away at Piast Gliwice before that.

The attacking power of Cracovia Kraków when travelling is not overwhelming with 8 goals scored from 11 league matches away. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 0 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Cracovia have conceded 11 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Cracovia Kraków - Jagiellonia 3-1. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's six Jagiellonia victories, one draw and three Cracovia Kraków wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Jagiellonia BiałystokJ. Imaz Ballesté
J. Imaz Ballesté
10 goals
JagielloniaJ. Puljić
J. Puljić
9 goals
Cracovia KrakówP. van Amersfoort
P. van Amersfoort
6 goals

Jagiellonia Białystok missing players

Cracovia Kraków missing players

Jagiellonia Białystok Cracovia Kraków
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
23 11 3 Played P 3 11 23
8 4 1 Won W 1 2 6
4 3 2 Drew D 2 5 10
11 4 0 Lost L 0 4 7
29 16 8 Scored S 3 8 24
36 14 5 Conceded C 2 11 28
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 82% 91%
70% 55% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 33% 55% 70%
48% 36% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 18% 35%
30% 27% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 18% 22%
17% 18% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 4%
52% 55% 100% BTTS BTTS 33% 36% 57%
13% 9% 0% Clean Sheets C S 67% 36% 22%
35% 36% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 45% 30%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 2.3 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.3 2.2 2.4
5 4 0 Red cards R C 1 1 5
 
9.6 11.1 17 Shots (avg) S ( 11.7 9.5 9.7
3.7 3.9 5.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.2 3.6
34% 37% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 23% 29%
Key stats in Ekstraklasa this season:
  • Jagiellonia Białystok haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Legia Warszawa 23 16 3 4 45 24 12 8 1 3 28 19 11 8 2 1 17 5 21 51
2 Pogon Szczecin 23 12 5 6 28 17 11 6 4 1 12 4 12 6 1 5 16 13 11 41
3 Raków Częstochowa 22 10 7 5 32 22 12 6 3 3 13 8 10 4 4 2 19 14 10 37
4 Lechia Gdansk 23 11 3 9 32 26 12 6 1 5 20 14 11 5 2 4 12 12 6 36
5 Piast Gliwice 23 9 7 7 29 23 11 4 3 4 12 11 12 5 4 3 17 12 6 34
6 Slask Wrocaw 23 9 6 8 26 22 11 6 4 1 15 8 12 3 2 7 11 14 4 33
7 Gornik Zabrze 23 9 5 9 26 24 12 5 2 5 18 16 11 4 3 4 8 8 2 32
8 Warta Poznan 23 10 2 11 26 26 11 5 1 5 10 10 12 5 1 6 16 16 0 32
9 Lech Poznan 23 7 8 8 31 30 11 3 5 3 14 14 12 4 3 5 17 16 1 29
10 Zagebie Lubin 23 8 5 10 27 31 11 5 3 3 15 14 12 3 2 7 12 17 -4 29
11 Wisła Kraków 23 7 7 9 33 31 11 4 1 6 17 19 12 3 6 3 16 12 2 28
12 Jagiellonia Białystok 23 8 4 11 29 36 11 4 3 4 16 14 12 4 1 7 13 22 -7 28
13 Wisla Plock 23 6 7 10 27 35 12 3 3 6 11 14 11 3 4 4 16 21 -8 25
14 Cracovia Kraków 23 6 10 7 24 28 12 4 5 3 16 17 11 2 5 4 8 11 -4 23
15 Podbeskidzie 23 5 6 12 23 48 12 5 3 4 15 20 11 0 3 8 8 28 -25 21
16 Stal Mielec 22 4 7 11 24 39 11 3 4 4 11 17 11 1 3 7 13 22 -15 19

Read more about Ekstraklasa

The Ekstraklasa, which carries the sponsorship name Lotto Ekstraklasa, is the top football league in Poland. It has 16 teams playing each other home and away to decide a regular season league table. The top eight teams then play a championship round while the bottom eight play a relegation round.