Baník Ostrava and Pardubice meet at Městský stadion – Vítkovice Aréna, in a match for the 4th round of the Czech Liga. In the last 3 years there is only a record of 2 direct confrontations between these two teams: one on 04-16-2017, which ended in a draw by (1‑1), and another more recent on 09-24-2016, which ended in a tie by (0‑0). Pay attention to the home factor, since Baník Ostrava tends to achieve different results at home and abroad.
Baník Ostrava :
After 2 draws and 1 loss, the home team is currently in 13th position, with 2 points won. In their last match, they lost in an away match against Jablonec by (2‑0), after having drawn (2‑2) at home in the previous match, against České Budějovice. This is a team that curiously has been stronger as a visitor than in their home games, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 2 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In their last match, for the Cup, they beat Beskyd Frenštát away by (0‑4). In their last 10 home games, Baník Ostrava has recorded 1 win, 4 draws and 5 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches.
Baník host Pardubice after suffering a loss in the previous game and will try to score their first victory in the competition. With two draws and one loss, the team is looking to move away from the relegation zone and a victory is exactly what the club needs. Playing at home, he faces Pardubice and has the perfect opportunity to find his way to the first positive result in the championship.
The visiting team is currently in 10th position, with 4 points won, after 1 victory, 1 draw and 1 defeat. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Teplice by (2‑1). In the last match, they tied at home against Slavia Praha, by (1‑1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 8 victories, 4 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 13 suffered; against 9 wins and 6 draws in their stadium, with 26 goals scored and 8 suffered. In the last 10 away matches played for all competitions, Pardubice won 4, tied 2 and lost 4. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly, having scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 18 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals.
Pardubice is in the center of the table, with a win, a draw and a loss. In this match, the team plays away from home and must face difficulties against Baník. The game promises to be good, with both teams trying to dominate the game, maintaining possession of the ball and trying to attack with all their might. It will be a difficult duel, but Pardubice can score points.