Delightful dogfight as daring Piast Gliwice duels with determined Górnik Zabrze

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Competition: Poland Ekstraklasa
Competition: Mon 12.April
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Miejski (10037 seats)

Piast Gliwice have performed better than Górnik Zabrze so far this season, but every game starts at 0-0. Here's all you need to know about the upcoming game:

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Piast Gliwice form and stats

When playing at home in the Ekstraklasa, Piast Gliwice have managed 4 wins, 3 draws and suffered 4 defeats from 11 games. The opportunity of a proper winning streak is there for the hosts, with two straight wins here at Stadion Miejski.

Gliwice are confident in defense, having played 352 minutes without conceding a goal in the league.

An away draw last time out for Gliwice, facing Arka Gdynia (after extra-time, 4-3 on penalties) in a game that ended 0-0. In the preceding match a 1-0 victory visiting Wisla Plock.

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Gliwice have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found 20 games) they have won twelve times, drawn five and lost three.

Piast Gliwice has scored 12 league goals at home this season, in 11 matches. On the other hand, Gliwice have conceded 11 goals.

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Górnik Zabrze form and stats

Playing away, Górnik Zabrze have won 4 games, drawn 3 and suffered 4 defeats in the Ekstraklasa this season. Two points from the last two away games for Górnik, which the math geniuses among you will translate to two draws.

The manager M. Brosz was unhappy after their last game, a Ekstraklasa match played at their home ground Arena Zabrze. Górnik Zabrze suffered a 1-2 loss to Warta Poznan (placed 8th). That result followed a home victory 2-0 versus Zagebie Lubin.

Górnik Zabrze are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is four wins, three draws and five defeats. From a total of twelve matches.

A new game in only four days for Górnik, the Ekstraklasa home match versus Slask Wrocaw. Busy days.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Górnik as they have only managed to score 8 times from 11 away games in the league. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 0 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Górnik Zabrze are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 8 times in 11 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Górnik Zabrze - Piast Gliwice 1-2. Piast Gliwice-Górnik Zabrze H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Piast Gliwice four wins, Górnik Zabrze three wins, three draws. five of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Górnik ZabrzeJ. Jiménez Núñez
J. Jiménez Núñez
10 goals
GliwiceJ. Świerczok
J. Świerczok
9 goals
Piast GliwiceT. Mendes Alves
T. Mendes Alves
4 goals

Piast Gliwice missing players

Górnik Zabrze missing players

Piast Gliwice Górnik Zabrze
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
23 11 4 Played P 3 11 23
9 4 1 Won W 1 4 9
7 3 1 Drew D 1 3 5
7 4 2 Lost L 1 4 9
29 12 4 Scored S 3 8 26
23 11 6 Conceded C 3 8 24
83% 91% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 73% 83%
57% 64% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 45% 70%
35% 27% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 18% 43%
26% 18% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 9% 13%
17% 9% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 4%
35% 36% 50% BTTS BTTS 33% 18% 43%
43% 36% 25% Clean Sheets C S 33% 55% 39%
39% 36% 25% Failed to Score F T 67% 55% 35%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2 1.8 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.3 1.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.6 12.4 13 Shots (avg) S ( 10 11.4 12.2
4.2 4.5 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.7 4.1 4.4
30% 24% 20% Goal Efficiency G E 27% 18% 25%

  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 Rakow Czestochowa 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 Górnik 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 Wisa Krakow 23 7 7 9 33 31 11 4 1 6 17 19 12 3 6 3 16 12 2 28
12 Jagiellonia Biaystok 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 Krakow 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.