Delightful dogfight as daring Piast Gliwice duels with determined Wisła Kraków

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Competition: Poland Ekstraklasa
Competition: Sat 14.March
Match begins: 16:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Miejski (10037 seats)

The league table in Ekstraklasa tells a story about these teams so far, with Piast Gliwice leading Wisła Kraków by 12 points. Match preview to follow:

The hosts Piast Gliwice saw competitive action as recent as three days ago, playing in the Polish Cup. That game was an away game at Lechia Gdańsk, so at least Piast Gliwice are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!

Piast Gliwice are battling for top spots and have everything to play for. Wisła Kraków are still fighting for top positions and their benefits.

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Piast Gliwice form and stats

29 points is a decent return from 13 Ekstraklasa games here at Stadion Miejski for Piast Gliwice. The data says 9 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. After failing to beat Śląsk Wrocław here at Stadion Miejski, Piast Gliwice has put together a very nice winning streak on their own turf with four wins in a row.

No payout for Piast Gliwice in their previous match, an away game at Lechia Gdańsk that ended in defeat 1-2. In the game before, an away victory in the Ekstraklasa match versus Legia Warszawa with a 2-1 scoreline.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Piast Gliwice handle that role? We have found eleven games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are seven wins, two draws and two defeats.

Piast Gliwice has scored 17 league goals at home this season, in 13 matches. Piast Gliwice have only conceded 9 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Wisła Kraków form and stats

There's been little loot from Wisła Kraków's travels as they have only collected 11 points from 13 away games in the Ekstraklasa. Wisła Kraków, who have the most conceded goals (27) away in Ekstraklasa, only have 3 wins to counter their 8 defeats and 2 draws. Wisła Kraków have won three away matches in a row now and will not be intimidated by being the visitors in this fixture.

Wisła Kraków's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Lech Poznan that finished 1-1. Preceding that game was the away victory against Cracovia Krakow with the score of 2-0.

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

The visiting Wisła Kraków have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 14 goals from 13 games. For Wisła Kraków, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Wisła Kraków - Piast Gliwice 1-2 earlier this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's three Piast Gliwice victories, three draws and four Wisła Kraków wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, seven matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Piast GliwiceJ. Muñoz García
J. Muñoz García
12 goals
Wisła KrakówP. Brożek
P. Brożek
8 goals
Piast GliwiceP. Parzyszek
P. Parzyszek
7 goals

Piast Gliwice missing players

Wisła Kraków missing players

Piast Gliwice Wisła Kraków
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
26 13 4 Played P 4 13 26
13 9 4 Won W 1 3 9
4 2 0 Drew D 0 2 4
9 2 0 Lost L 3 8 13
28 17 6 Scored S 3 14 33
25 9 1 Conceded C 13 27 38
92% 92% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 96%
65% 62% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 69% 62%
42% 38% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 54% 46%
4% 8% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 38% 31%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 31% 19%
38% 38% 25% BTTS BTTS 25% 46% 38%
38% 54% 75% Clean Sheets C S 25% 23% 31%
31% 15% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 38% 35%
 
5 5.9 7.8 Corners for (avg) C F 4 4.3 4.5
5.4 4.7 2.5 Corners against (avg) C A 7 5.5 6
1.5 1.5 1.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 2.3 2.1
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
280 152 50 Total Shots T S 31 119 267
121 70 24 Shots on Target S O 11 44 97
23% 24% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 27% 32% 34%
Key stats in Ekstraklasa this season:
  • Wisła Kraków has the fewest points from losing position (0)
  • Wisła Kraków has the most conceded goals (27) away
  • Wisła Kraków have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Wisła Kraków is in the best form (4-2-0)

  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 26 16 3 7 54 26 14 10 1 3 37 12 12 6 2 4 17 14 28 51
2 Piast Gliwice 26 13 4 9 28 25 13 9 2 2 17 9 13 4 2 7 11 16 3 43
3 Lech Poznan 26 11 9 6 45 25 13 7 3 3 27 10 13 4 6 3 18 15 20 42
4 Cracovia Krakow 26 13 3 10 35 25 13 9 1 3 21 9 13 4 2 7 14 16 10 42
5 Śląsk Wrocław 26 11 9 6 34 29 13 7 5 1 24 19 13 4 4 5 10 10 5 42
6 Pogon Szczecin 26 11 8 7 27 23 12 5 3 4 13 10 14 6 5 3 14 13 4 41
7 Lechia Gdańsk 26 10 8 8 32 33 13 5 4 4 14 13 13 5 4 4 18 20 -1 38
8 Jagiellonia Biaystok 26 10 7 9 35 35 13 7 3 3 20 11 13 3 4 6 15 24 0 37
9 Raków Częstochowa 26 11 3 12 32 37 13 7 2 4 18 14 13 4 1 8 14 23 -5 36
10 Wisla Plock 26 10 6 10 32 41 13 6 3 4 19 16 13 4 3 6 13 25 -9 36
11 Zagebie Lubin 26 9 6 11 41 40 13 6 4 3 26 17 13 3 2 8 15 23 1 33
12 Górnik Zabrze 26 8 9 9 34 36 13 8 4 1 25 12 13 0 5 8 9 24 -2 33
13 Wisła Kraków 26 9 4 13 33 38 13 6 2 5 19 11 13 3 2 8 14 27 -5 31
14 Korona Kielce 26 7 5 14 15 30 13 5 2 6 10 10 13 2 3 8 5 20 -15 26
15 Arka Gdynia 26 6 7 13 22 37 13 3 6 4 12 15 13 3 1 9 10 22 -15 25
16 ŁKS Łódź 26 5 5 16 25 44 13 4 3 6 16 18 13 1 2 10 9 26 -19 20

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.