Fortuna Liga duel: Close contest expected between Trenčín and Žilina

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Competition: Slovakia Fortuna Liga
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)
Venue: Mestský futbalový štadión Na Sihoti (11258 seats)

Trenčín will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 9 points behind Žilina.

Insights:
  • Trenčín have the fewest clean sheets (3) in Fortuna Liga
  • Žilina have the most matches over the total-line (16) in Fortuna Liga

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Trenčín and Žilina.

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Trenčín form and stats

Overall Fortuna Liga stats at home this season for Trenčín, who have the fewest clean sheets (3) in Fortuna Liga, are 4-4-3 (wins-draw-losses). With three straight defeats the pressure is piling up on Trenčín to get some points in this home game. Two defeats in a row at home hurts for Trenčín, their manager S. Vreven and the supporters. There are certain expectations for improvement.

Trenčín are anxiously hoping for a goal as it's been 227 minutes since the last one in league fixtures. (Scored by M. Corryn).

Happy days for Trenčín in their previous game, a Slovakia Cup match away at Spartak Trnava that ended with a 1-0 victory. Preceding that match was the home Fortuna Liga game against Spartak Trnava that was lost 0-1.

Trenčín are traveling soon after this match as the Slovakia Cup match at FK Kosice awaits in two days.

Trenčín have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Mestský futbalový štadión Na Sihoti with 19 goals in 11 league matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 17 goals have been conceded.

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Žilina form and stats

Žilina have only collected 11 points from their away games in the Fortuna Liga, after 3-2-6 (11 played).

Žilina's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Podbrezová that finished 1-1. Ahead of that game was the 3-3 draw at home against DAC in the Fortuna Liga.

The schedule is very tough for Žilina now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A Slovakia Cup game at Zlaté Moravce is waiting in only two days.

Žilina are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 20 times in 11 away games so far. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Žilina have conceded 20 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Žilina - Trenčín 2-0 earlier this season. Trenčín-Žilina H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Trenčín four wins, Žilina five wins, one draw. eight of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

ŽilinaD. Kurminowski
D. Kurminowski
11 goals
ŽilinaD. Duris
D. Duris
7 goals

Trenčín missing players

Žilina missing players

Trenčín Žilina
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
25 13 5 Played P 3 12 25
7 4 1 Won W 0 3 12
7 4 1 Drew D 0 3 6
11 5 3 Lost L 3 6 7
32 21 8 Scored S 3 22 56
46 24 12 Conceded C 9 22 39
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
80% 77% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 96%
48% 54% 60% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 83% 84%
40% 46% 40% Over 3.5 O 3.5 67% 50% 52%
24% 31% 40% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 25% 32%
60% 69% 60% BTTS BTTS 67% 75% 80%
12% 15% 20% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 16%
28% 15% 20% Failed to Score F T 33% 8% 8%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 2.2 3.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.7 1.6 1.4
4 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9.5 11.3 9.8 Shots (avg) S ( 11.3 11.9 12.6
4.5 5.6 5.4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 4.6 5.8
28% 29% 30% Goal Efficiency G E 20% 40% 38%
Key stats in Fortuna Liga this season:
  • All of Žilina's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Trenčín have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Trenčín have the fewest clean sheets (3) in Fortuna Liga
  • Trenčín have the most conceded goals in the second half (32) in Fortuna Liga
  • Trenčín haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Žilina have the fewest matches under the total-line (8) in Fortuna Liga
  • Žilina have the most matches over the total-line (16) in Fortuna Liga
  • Žilina haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Slovan Bratislava 22 17 3 2 54 12 11 10 0 1 28 5 11 7 3 1 26 7 42 54
2 DAC 22 13 5 4 48 28 11 7 3 1 27 10 11 6 2 3 21 18 20 44
3 Žilina 22 11 4 7 49 33 11 8 2 1 29 13 11 3 2 6 20 20 16 37
4 Spartak Trnava 22 11 2 9 32 29 11 5 1 5 11 14 11 6 1 4 21 15 3 35
5 Zlaté Moravce 22 9 6 7 38 29 11 6 3 2 25 13 11 3 3 5 13 16 9 33
6 Trenčín 22 7 7 8 30 38 11 4 4 3 19 17 11 3 3 5 11 21 -8 28
7 Ružomberok 22 5 8 9 31 37 11 4 5 2 16 9 11 1 3 7 15 28 -6 23
8 Sered 22 5 7 10 22 39 11 3 3 5 14 21 11 2 4 5 8 18 -17 22
9 Nitra 22 6 4 12 21 38 11 2 3 6 10 17 11 4 1 6 11 21 -17 22
10 Zemplin Michalovce 22 5 7 10 22 42 11 4 2 5 12 16 11 1 5 5 10 26 -20 22
11 Senica 22 5 6 11 23 40 11 1 4 6 12 22 11 4 2 5 11 18 -17 21
12 Pohronie 22 3 11 8 27 32 11 2 5 4 18 19 11 1 6 4 9 13 -5 20