2. Liga preview: Home supporters expecting a win when Banska Bystrica host Púchov

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Competition: Slovakia 2. Liga
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Areál MFK Lokomotíva Zvolen (1500 seats)

It's advantage Banska Bystrica so far with their 2nd position in the 2. Liga table, welcoming Púchov who are placed 7th.

Insights:
  • Banska Bystrica have the most scored goals (60) in 2. Liga
  • Banska Bystrica have scored more than double the goals of Púchov.

Bystrica have less rest than Púchov in this fixture, as the hosts were involved in a Slovakia Cup game only four days ago. This match was also played here at Areál MFK Lokomotíva Zvolen. With two consecutive home games the intense schedule is somewhat softened. Still, Púchov have had more rest.

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Banska Bystrica form and stats

Banska Bystrica, who have the most scored goals (60) in 2. Liga, have been outstanding at home so far in the 2. Liga with 8 wins, 1 draw and only 1 loss. After failing to beat Liptovsky Mikulas here at Areál MFK Lokomotíva Zvolen, Bystrica has put together a very nice winning streak on their own turf with five wins in a row.

Bystrica drew their last game, also a home match. Komárno (placed 8th) was the opponent, 0-0 the score. A 2. Liga defeat was the result before that one, 0-1 away at Liptovsky Mikulas.

Banska Bystrica always seem capable of creating a buzz here at Areál MFK Lokomotíva Zvolen with 34 goals in 10 league games. 12 goals have been conceded. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Púchov form and stats

The visitors are W3-D2-L5 on the road this term. That's in the 2. Liga.

Púchov's previous game was their home loss versus Dubnica (0-1). A 3-4 defeat away at Slovan Bratislava II before that.

With the home team given a winning probability of about 80% by the bookmakers, any positive result for the visitors would be a surprise. Checking earlier matches with similar odds with Púchov as the away team, we found one results. Statistics from these were zero away wins, one draw and zero defeats. The outsiders lost zero of these games by at least two goals.

Púchov has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 16 goals from 10 games. For Púchov, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Púchov - Bystrica 0-3 entered in the official records. As for the last two games between these two teams, there's two Banska Bystrica victories, zero draws and zero Púchov wins. Over/under statistics; two of these games ended with three goals or more, zero matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Banska BystricaM. Vujošević
M. Vujošević
13 goals
Banska BystricaR. Polievka
R. Polievka
12 goals
BystricaM. Starsi
M. Starsi
7 goals

Banska Bystrica missing players

Púchov missing players

Banska Bystrica Púchov
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
22 10 2 Played P 3 10 21
15 8 2 Won W 1 3 9
3 1 0 Drew D 1 2 3
4 1 0 Lost L 1 5 9
60 34 11 Scored S 4 16 28
30 12 4 Conceded C 5 21 29
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
73% 70% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 71%
68% 70% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 60% 43%
55% 70% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 50% 29%
45% 50% 100% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 30% 14%
59% 50% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 70% 43%
36% 50% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 33%
5% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 10% 24%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.7 1.4 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.7 2.8 2.3
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
11.6 15.1 19 Shots (avg) S ( 7.3 9.2 9.5
6 7.6 10.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.7 3.8 4.2
45% 45% 52% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 42% 32%
Key stats in 2. Liga this season:
  • All of Púchov's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Banska Bystrica have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Banska Bystrica have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Banska Bystrica have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Banska Bystrica have scored more than double the goals of Púchov.
  • Banska Bystrica have the most points from losing position (13) in 2. Liga
  • Banska Bystrica have the most scored goals (34) at home in 2. Liga
  • Banska Bystrica have the most scored goals (60) in 2. Liga
  • Banska Bystrica have the most scored goals in the first half (34) in 2. Liga
  • Banska Bystrica have the most scored goals in the second half (26) in 2. Liga
  • Banska Bystrica have the the best goal difference (+22) at home in 2. Liga
  • Banska Bystrica have the the best goal difference (+30) in 2. Liga
  • Banska Bystrica haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Púchov have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Púchov 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 Liptovsky Mikulas 22 15 4 3 46 20 12 8 2 2 22 10 10 7 2 1 24 10 26 49
2 Banska Bystrica 22 15 3 4 60 30 10 8 1 1 34 12 12 7 2 3 26 18 30 48
3 Skalica 22 12 6 4 45 27 11 8 1 2 26 10 11 4 5 2 19 17 18 42
4 Podbrezová 21 13 2 6 43 18 10 7 1 2 23 9 11 6 1 4 20 9 25 41
5 FK Košice 21 11 2 8 28 24 11 7 0 4 19 12 10 4 2 4 9 12 4 35
6 Petržalka akadémia 21 8 6 7 28 26 10 4 4 2 12 12 11 4 2 5 16 14 2 30
7 Púchov 21 9 3 9 28 29 11 6 1 4 12 8 10 3 2 5 16 21 -1 30
8 Komárno 21 8 4 9 19 28 10 6 1 3 12 7 11 2 3 6 7 21 -9 28
9 Šamorín 21 8 3 10 28 28 11 5 1 5 18 10 10 3 2 5 10 18 0 27
10 Zilina II 22 7 5 10 44 39 12 5 3 4 32 18 10 2 2 6 12 21 5 26
11 Dubnica 22 6 7 9 21 26 11 2 5 4 10 11 11 4 2 5 11 15 -5 25
12 Slavoj Trebišov 19 6 5 8 30 35 9 5 3 1 20 11 10 1 2 7 10 24 -5 23
13 Partizán Bardejov 20 4 8 8 17 28 10 2 6 2 10 12 10 2 2 6 7 16 -11 20
14 Slovan Bratislava II 21 5 0 16 25 57 10 4 0 6 19 25 11 1 0 10 6 32 -32 15
15 Poprad 22 3 0 19 20 67 11 1 0 10 12 34 11 2 0 9 8 33 -47 3