Ekstraklasa prediction and preview: Pogoń Szczecin modest favorites to beat Wisła Płock

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Competition: Poland Ekstraklasa
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Miejski im. Floriana Krygiera (18027 seats)

There should be a significant difference in quality between these teams based on table positions so far, with Pogoń Szczecin leading Wisła Płock by 16 points.

Insights:
  • Pogoń Szczecin have the fewest conceded goals (17) in Ekstraklasa
  • Wisła Płock have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Pogoń Szczecin and Wisła Płock 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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Pogoń Szczecin form and stats

Pogoń Szczecin, who have the fewest conceded goals (17) in Ekstraklasa, are steadily winning Ekstraklasa games and points here at Stadion Miejski im. Floriana Krygiera. 6 wins, 4 draws and 1 defeat is the summary from 11 games.

No payout for Szczecin in their previous match, an away game at Legia Warszawa that ended in defeat 2-4. Before that game, the 1-0 home victory against Lechia Gdansk.

As you can tell by the result above, the goals flowed freely in the previous game and the stadium rocked. Could there be another goal fest today?

The hosts are favourites to win this game, with an estimated chance of about 55-60% of that outcome. Earlier Szczecin matches with similar probabilities have ended with two wins, zero draws and two defeats (from four games).

Pogoń Szczecin has scored 12 league goals at home this season, in 11 matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Pogoń Szczecin have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 4 goals.

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Wisła Płock form and stats

As the visiting team in Ekstraklasa matches, Wisła Płock have produced an overall stat of 3-4-4 so far.

The attacking players of Wisła Płock have been feeble for some time now, the team not scoring a league goal in the last 200 minutes.

Wisła failed to get anything from their last game, a Ekstraklasa home match vs Piast Gliwice (placed 4th) that ended with defeat 0-1. Preceding that game, the 0-0 draw paying a visit to Slask Wrocaw.

Looking at the earlier recent performances of Wisła when being an outsider away as they are today, we find nine matches with the visitors losing five times, drawing three and winning one game.

Wisła find the net regularly in their away games. 16 goals from 11 away fixtures in the league. As for defending, Wisła Płock rarely keep clean sheets as they have conceded 21 goals from these away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Wisła Płock - Pogoń Szczecin 0-0. Last ten meetings between the teams: Pogoń Szczecin won four, Wisła Płock won three and three draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Pogoń SzczecinA. Gorgon
A. Gorgon
5 goals
SzczecinM. Kucharczyk
M. Kucharczyk
4 goals
Wisła PłockP. Tuszyński
P. Tuszyński
4 goals

Pogoń Szczecin missing players

Wisła Płock missing players

Pogoń Szczecin Wisła Płock
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
23 11 5 Played P 4 11 23
12 6 3 Won W 1 3 6
5 4 2 Drew D 1 4 7
6 1 0 Lost L 2 4 10
28 12 9 Scored S 5 16 27
17 4 3 Conceded C 10 21 35
87% 82% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 91% 91%
48% 36% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 82% 61%
39% 18% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 64% 48%
13% 9% 20% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 45% 39%
4% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 18% 13%
35% 18% 40% BTTS BTTS 50% 45% 43%
61% 73% 60% Clean Sheets C S 25% 36% 30%
17% 27% 0% Failed to Score F T 25% 27% 35%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.3 1.9 1.6 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.8 1.5 1.9
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.3 13.2 13.6 Shots (avg) S ( 7 9.5 9.3
4.4 4.9 4.4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 3.8 3.7
27% 22% 41% Goal Efficiency G E 42% 38% 32%
Key stats in Ekstraklasa this season:
  • Pogoń Szczecin have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Pogoń Szczecin have the fewest conceded goals (17) in Ekstraklasa
  • Pogoń Szczecin have the fewest conceded goals (4) at home in Ekstraklasa
  • Pogoń Szczecin have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (5) in Ekstraklasa
  • Pogoń Szczecin have the fewest points from losing position (2) in Ekstraklasa
  • Pogoń Szczecin have the most clean sheets (14) in Ekstraklasa
  • Pogoń Szczecin have the most clean sheets (8) at home in Ekstraklasa
  • Wisła Płock 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 Legia Warszawa 23 16 3 4 45 24 12 8 1 3 28 19 11 8 2 1 17 5 21 51
2 Pogoń 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 Piast Gliwice 23 9 7 7 29 23 11 4 3 4 12 11 12 5 4 3 17 12 6 34
5 Lechia Gdansk 22 10 3 9 29 25 11 5 1 5 17 13 11 5 2 4 12 12 4 33
6 Gornik Zabrze 23 9 5 9 26 24 12 5 2 5 18 16 11 4 3 4 8 8 2 32
7 Warta Poznań 23 10 2 11 26 26 11 5 1 5 10 10 12 5 1 6 16 16 0 32
8 Slask Wrocaw 22 8 6 8 25 22 11 6 4 1 15 8 11 2 2 7 10 14 3 30
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 22 8 5 9 26 28 11 5 3 3 15 14 11 3 2 6 11 14 -2 29
11 Wisa Krakow 22 7 7 8 33 29 11 4 1 6 17 19 11 3 6 2 16 10 4 28
12 Jagiellonia Biaystok 22 8 4 10 29 35 10 4 3 3 16 13 12 4 1 7 13 22 -6 28
13 Wisła Płock 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 Stal Mielec 22 4 7 11 24 39 11 3 4 4 11 17 11 1 3 7 13 22 -15 19
16 Podbeskidzie 22 4 6 12 21 48 11 4 3 4 13 20 11 0 3 8 8 28 -27 18

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.