Baník Ostrava and Viktoria Plzeň meet at Městský stadion – Vítkovice Aréna, in a match for matchday 27 of the Czech League. Viktoria Plzeň won at home by (3‑0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 20‑10‑2019. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which registers 2 wins and 1 draw in the last 3 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium was on 03‑11‑2018, for the Czech League, which ended in the victory of Viktoria Plzeň by (0‑1). The only goal of the match was scored by J. Kopic (44 ‘). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Baník Ostrava presents considerable differences between home and away results.
Baník Ostrava :
The home team is currently in 5th position, with 40 points won, after 11 wins, 7 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Příbram, by (0‑0). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Zlin, by (1‑1). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Baník Ostrava conquered 19 points in 30 possible, after 5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in the last 10 matches he played in his stadium. His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 9 of the last 13 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 26 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only got 1 comeback.
Banik comes strong in the fight for qualification and will not give up its place in the hexagonal finale. In the next games, you will have to show a lot of desire, because there is great balance in the competition. He knows that when playing at home victory is almost a necessity, but in the current duel the difficulty will be great. This means that you need to show even more desire over the course of the ninety minutes. He will certainly do his best to avoid defeat.
Viktoria Plzeň :
After 17 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses, the visiting team is currently in 2nd place, with 56 points won. In their last match, they have beaten Mladá Boleslav at home by (7‑1), after in the previous match they have won away, in a match against Sparta Praha, by (1‑2). 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 recorded 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses as a visitor, with 36 goals scored and 17 suffered; against 12 victories, 2 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium, with 43 goals scored and 8 suffered. For the championship, Viktoria Plzeň conquered 18 points in 30 possible, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 defeats in the last 10 matches that they played as a visitor. His attack has scored regularly, as he has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 8 of the last 12 matches for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 26 matches in this tournament, they have suffered the first goal 7 times, but have come back in 3. In the last 12 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have suffered 6 of their 11 goals between minutes (76’‑ 90 ‘).
For the Viktoria Plzen everything is still normal, as it is at the top of the table. He wants to keep you up until the end of this phase and then focus even more on the competition. His rival is also good in the championship and that means that you will not have facilities. However, he does not want to leave the field defeated, so much so that he will try to find spaces to look for a good result. Therefore, you have to have balance, so all the attention will be necessary so as not to complicate everything.