2. Liga match preview: Dubnica versus Skalica

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Competition: Slovakia 2. Liga
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Mestský futbalový štadión Dubnica (5450 seats)

Struggling Dubnica will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Skalica in the upcoming league round. It’s 12th vs 3rd and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

Insights:
  • Skalica have scored more than double the goals of Dubnica.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Dubnica form and stats

The story so far in the 2. Liga for Dubnica at their home stadium (Mestský futbalový štadión Dubnica) is 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats.

The fans are hoping that Dubnica will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-1 away loss in the 2. Liga game against Banska Bystrica (placed 1st). Heartbreak before that as Dubnica lost 1-4 at Slavoj Trebišov's place.

Dubnica aren't scoring a lot here at Mestský futbalový štadión Dubnica in the league, with only 7 goals from 8 games. From these home matches, Dubnica have conceded only 7 goals.

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Skalica form and stats

The visitors are W3-D3-L1 on the road this term. That's in the 2. Liga.

The manager J. Kostelnik was unhappy after their last game, a 2. Liga match played at their home ground Futbalový štadión Rakytovce. Skalica suffered a 0-1 loss to Slovan Bratislava II (placed 14th). Ahead of that match was the away draw versus Petržalka akadémia that ended 1-1.

Skalica has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 11 goals from 7 games. As opposed to that, Skalica have seen the ball go into their own net 9 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Skalica - Dubnica 2-0 earlier this season. Last eight meetings between the teams: Dubnica won two, Skalica won four and two draws. four games with over 2,5 goals, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

DubnicaM. Kuzma
M. Kuzma
5 goals
DubnicaM. Vaculík
M. Vaculík
2 goals
DubnicaM. Čurik
M. Čurik
2 goals

Dubnica missing players

Skalica missing players

Dubnica Skalica
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
16 8 3 Played P 3 7 16
4 2 1 Won W 1 3 9
5 3 1 Drew D 2 3 4
7 3 1 Lost L 0 1 3
15 7 1 Scored S 3 11 34
19 7 1 Conceded C 2 9 18
81% 75% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 86% 94%
50% 38% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 86% 88%
31% 12% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 57% 62%
25% 12% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 29% 38%
12% 12% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 29% 25%
25% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 67% 86% 69%
38% 38% 67% Clean Sheets C S 33% 14% 25%
56% 62% 67% Failed to Score F T 33% 14% 12%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.6 3 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 2.3 2.2
4 2 1 Red cards R C 1 1 3
 
8.6 8.8 5.3 Shots (avg) S ( 8.3 12.4 14.2
3.8 4.9 3.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.7 5.6 7.1
25% 18% 10% Goal Efficiency G E 21% 28% 30%
Key stats in 2. Liga this season:
  • Skalica have scored more than double the goals of Dubnica.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Banska Bystrica 16 12 2 2 48 22 8 6 1 1 29 12 8 6 1 1 19 10 26 38
2 Liptovsky Mikulas 16 11 2 3 36 16 9 6 1 2 15 7 7 5 1 1 21 9 20 35
3 Skalica 16 9 4 3 34 18 9 6 1 2 23 9 7 3 3 1 11 9 16 31
4 Podbrezova 15 9 2 4 31 13 8 5 1 2 17 8 7 4 1 2 14 5 18 29
5 FK Kosice 16 8 2 6 21 17 8 5 0 3 14 7 8 3 2 3 7 10 4 26
6 Púchov 15 7 1 7 17 20 8 5 0 3 8 5 7 2 1 4 9 15 -3 22
7 Žilina II 15 6 3 6 36 29 8 4 2 2 25 11 7 2 1 4 11 18 7 21
8 Slavoj Trebišov 15 6 3 6 25 25 7 5 1 1 16 7 8 1 2 5 9 18 0 21
9 Petržalka akadémia 16 5 5 6 18 22 8 3 3 2 10 11 8 2 2 4 8 11 -4 20
10 Samorin 16 6 2 8 18 23 8 3 1 4 10 8 8 3 1 4 8 15 -5 20
11 Partizán Bardejov 16 4 6 6 14 19 7 2 4 1 7 8 9 2 2 5 7 11 -5 18
12 Dubnica 16 4 5 7 15 19 8 2 3 3 7 7 8 2 2 4 8 12 -4 17
13 Komárno 14 5 1 8 10 22 6 3 1 2 5 3 8 2 0 6 5 19 -12 16
14 Slovan Bratislava II 16 3 0 13 13 42 7 2 0 5 10 18 9 1 0 8 3 24 -29 9
15 Poprad 16 3 0 13 16 45 8 1 0 7 10 25 8 2 0 6 6 20 -29 3