Viktoria Plzeň Vs Hradec Kralove
Stadium: Doosan Arena Plzen
The Czech Republic's first league returns after a long break, and Viktoria Plzen hosts Hradec Kralove on the opening matchday at Doosan Arena. Both teams are fully recharged and prepared for the action on Saturday afternoon.Get Your Sign-Up Bonus!
Viktoria Plzen (1st)
Viktoria Plzen has firmly established itself as the top team in the league, with a comfortable lead after 16 matches. The team has demonstrated its strength and determination throughout the first half of the season and is looking to carry that momentum forward during the league's resumption. Plzen has been playing with high intensity during their preseason matches and is eager to continue their success with high morale.
Viktoria Plzen has been unstoppable at home this season, with only one loss out of seven home games. Their overall league statistics are impressive, with 12 wins, three draws, and one loss from 16 matches played. They have an impressive goal differential of 34-10, which is the second highest goal average in the league.
Viktoria Plzen have scored at least a goal in every league game except for their loss against Sparta Prague. They enter Saturday's game at the Doosan Arena to the cheers of their home fans.
Hradec Kralove (5th)
Hradec Kralove has had a decent performance in the first half of the season, currently sitting in 5th place in the league table despite suffering three consecutive losses before the break, with two of those defeats happening at their home stadium.
Hradec Kralove will be hoping to get back into league action and improve on its inconsistent league run as they travel to the Doosan Arena on Saturday. Hradec Kralove are currently 5th in the league table with seven (7) wins, two (2) draws, and seven (7) losses. Averaging a total of 23 points from sixteen (16) games played.
Filip Kubala has been the man for Kralove this season with a total of 6 goals scored. Can he get another goal at the Doosan Arena?
Expert Betting Tips
Viktoria Plzen have scored at least a goal in all of their league matches this season except against Sparta Prague. They have also lost only one game, which was also against Sparta Prague. We do not see Plzen losing this match, especially as it is their first league game of the year on home soil. We back Viktoria Plzen to win and score a total of over 1.5 goals to seal the victory.
The first leg encounter between the teams ended in a 1-2 victory in favor of Plzen. Hradec Kralove has only defeated Plzen once in their last ten (10) encounters. This further proves that Hradec Kralove might not entirely pose a threat to Plzen, as it is their custom to defeat them. We can also go with the total over 2.5 match goals.