Poland vs Slovenia
International Friendly Match.
Date: Monday, 14th November 2016.
Kick-off at 19:45 UK
Venue: Stadion Miejski, Wroclaw.
Poland are in a good run of form in the midst of their World Cup qualification campaign and sit top of their group after match weeks. They thrashed Romania away from home on matchday 4 to register their third straight win in the competition. However, they did stutter in the previous three matches after being held to a 2-2 draw by a lowly Kazakhstan before edging narrow wins against Denmark 3-2 and Armenia 2-1.
Slovenia on the other hand are also unbeaten in their qualification group, which also includes the likes of England and Slovakia. They gathered 2 wins and 2 draws from their 4 matches so far and are second in the group with 8 points. They were not at their very best and managed only a narrow 1-0 win against the minnows Malta in the matchday 4 fixture. However, their best result in the campaign was when they held to a 0-0 draw at home on matchday 3.
Poland vs Slovenia: Head-to-head stats
There were 5 previous meetings between the two sides and Poland lead the overall h2h with 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat.
The latest meeting was during the 2010 World Cup qualification campaign on September 2009 and the hosts Slovenia grabbed a crucial 3-0 win on that occasion. This was Poland’s only visit to Slovenia for a football match in all competitions.
They 4 previous matches were all hosted by Poland and they remain unbeaten against Slovenia with 2 wins and 2 draws.
Poland vs Slovenia: Prediction
Since this is a friendly match, both managers are expected to test and polish their tactics. Also the teams have picked up some excellent results in their past 4 matches and would want to maintain their good stride. As a result, mostly based on the home record, Poland could be considered as slight favorites. However a draw is the most likely result on Monday’s international friendly game.
Poland vs Slovenia: Bet Tips
Draw at Full-Time at 3.50 (5/2)
Correct Full-Time Score: 1-1 at 7.00 (6/1).