Ekstraklasa: Pogoń Szczecin conquers Śląsk Wrocław 2-1

SZCZECIN. Pogoń Szczecin bested Śląsk Wrocław to win 2-1.

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SZCZECIN. Pogoń Szczecin beat Śląsk Wrocław to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Pogoń Szczecin to strike first with a goal of L. Zahovic at the 53′. Then it was a goal in the 54′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, M. Kucharczyk gave the win to Pogoń Szczecin in the 75′ minute with a goal. Pogoń Szczecin took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).

The match was held at the Stadion Miejski im. Floriana Krygiera Stadium in Szczecin on Sunday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. In the presence of 6,994 spectators.​ The referee was Paweł Raczkowski with the help of Radoslav Siejka and Adam Kupsik. The 4th official was Karol Arys. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 7.8 degrees Celsius or 46.04 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.​

Match Statistics

Pogoń Szczecin was in firm control of the ball 60% while Śląsk Wrocław was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Pogoń Szczecin was more aggressive with 101 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Pogoń Szczecin won the match.

Pogoń Szczecin shot 17 times, 8 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Śląsk Wrocław shot 4 times, 2 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Pogoń Szczecin. On the opposite side, Śląsk Wrocław received 2 yellow cards (R. Makowski and E. Exposito).

After playing this match, Pogoń Szczecin will have 26 points like Raków Częstochowa to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, Śląsk Wrocław will stay with 21 points like Jagiellonia Białystok and Stal Mielec to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 53'
    53'

    L. Zahovic

    R. Kurzawa

  • 54'
    54'

    R. Makowski

  • 56'
    56'

    R. Makowski

  • 62'
    62'

    K. Grosicki

    Jean Carlos

  • 62'
    62'

    A. Lyszczarz

    W. Sobota

  • 62'
    62'

    R. Pich

    R. Makowski

  • 68'
    68'

    E. Exposito

  • 70'
    70'

    M. Legowski

    K. Kozlowski

  • 71'
    71'

    M. Kucharczyk

    L. Zahovic

  • 75'
    75'

    M. Kucharczyk

    K. Grosicki

  • 83'
    83'

    C. Quintana

    P. Schwarz

  • 83'
    83'

    P. Parzyszek

    S. Kowalczyk

  • 83'
    83'

    K. Drygas

    R. Kurzawa

  • 88'
    88'

    V. Garcia

    D. Stiglec

  • 88'
    88'

    M. Zylla

    P. Janasik

Next match

In the upcoming Ekstraklasa match, Pogoń Szczecin will host Lechia Gdańsk on the 27th of November with a 10-8 head to head in favor of Lechia Gdańsk (7 draws).

Śląsk Wrocław will host Stal Mielec on the 27th of November with a 0-0 head to head.

Pogoń Szczecin: Formation and Lineups

Pogoń Szczecin started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Kosta Runjaic chose to play with the following team: Dante Stipica (6.4), Jakub Bartkowski (7.3), Konstantinos Triantafyllopoulos (6.4), Benedikt Zech (6.9), Luis Mata (6.5), Damian Dąbrowski (7.2), Jean Carlos (7.4), Kacper Kozłowski (6.5), Sebastian Kowalczyk (7.5), Rafał Kurzawa (8.2) and Luka Zahović (7.6).

Substitutes

Pogoń Szczecin made 5 changes: Jean Carlos for K. Grosicki (62′), K. Kozlowski for M. Legowski (70′), L. Zahovic for M. Kucharczyk (71′), S. Kowalczyk for P. Parzyszek (83′) and R. Kurzawa for K. Drygas (83′).

Top player: Rafał Kurzawa

The player who no doubt impressed Pogoń Szczecin the most was Rafał Kurzawa even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.2) with 57 passes (71% accurate) and 6 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 6. He performed 9 crosses.

Śląsk Wrocław: Formation and Lineups

Śląsk Wrocław started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the opposite side, Jacek Magiera played with: Matúš Putnocký (7.2), Łukasz Bejger (6.7), Wojciech Golla (7.0), Diogo Verdasca (6.8), Patryk Janasik (7.4), Rafał Makowski (7.3), Krzysztof Mączyński (6.5), Dino Štiglec (6.5), Waldemar Sobota (6.5), Petr Schwarz (7.0) and Erik Expósito (7.0).

Substitutes

Śląsk Wrocław made 5 changes: W. Sobota for A. Lyszczarz (62′), R. Makowski for R. Pich (62′), P. Schwarz for C. Quintana (83′), D. Stiglec for V. Garcia (88′) and P. Janasik for M. Zylla (88′).

Top player: Patryk Janasik

Probably the most impressive player in Śląsk Wrocław was Patryk Janasik.

His rating is (7.4) with 31 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ekstraklasa

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