Ekstraklasa: Pogoń Szczecin crushes Lechia Gdańsk 5-1 with a fantastic performance

SZCZECIN. Pogoń Szczecin demolishes Lechia Gdańsk 5-1 with goals of

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SZCZECIN. Pogoń Szczecin demolishes Lechia Gdańsk 5-1 with goals of D. Dabrowski (7′ pen), L. Zahovic (36′), L. Zahovic (51′), S. Kowalczyk (54′) and M. Kucharczyk (70′). On the other side, Lechia Gdańsk scored with ​L. Zwolinski (27′).

The match was held at the Stadion Miejski im. Floriana Krygiera Stadium in Szczecin on Saturday and this began at 4:30 pm local time. In the presence of 7,248 spectators.​ The referee was Piotr Lasyk who had the assistance of Bartlomiej Lekki and Filip Sierant. The 4th official was Piotr Idzik. The weather was snow. The temperature was quite cold around 1.1 degrees Celsius or 33.94 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Pogoń Szczecin was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Lechia Gdańsk that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Pogoń Szczecin was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Pogoń Szczecin won the encounter.

Pogoń Szczecin shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Lechia Gdańsk shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Pogoń Szczecin received 4 yellow cards (Jean Carlos, K. Grosicki, S. Kowalczyk and M. Malec). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Lechia Gdańsk.

After this match, Pogoń Szczecin will have 32 points like Lech Poznań to move down in the 2nd place. On the other side, Lechia Gdańsk will stay with 30 points to move up in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 7'
    7'

    D. Dabrowski (Penalty)

  • 22'
    22'

    K. Grosicki

    R. Kurzawa

  • 27'
    27'

    L. Zwolinski

  • 33'
    33'

    Jean Carlos

  • 36'
    36'

    L. Zahovic

  • 46'
    46'

    I. Durmus

    F. Paixao

  • 51'
    51'

    L. Zahovic

  • 53'
    53'

    K. Grosicki

  • 54'
    54'

    S. Kowalczyk

  • 58'
    58'

    J. Kubicki

    E. Kryeziu

  • 62'
    62'

    S. Kowalczyk

  • 69'
    69'

    Michał Kucharczyk

    Kamil Grosicki

  • 69'
    69'

    Michał Kucharczyk

    Jean Carlos

  • 69'
    69'

    B. Diabate

    R. Pietrzak

  • 69'
    69'

    Mariusz Malec

    Konstantinos Triantafyllopoulos

  • 73'
    73'

    K. Sezonienko

    L. Zwolinski

  • 74'
    74'

    B. Kopacz

    M. Zukowski

  • 77'
    77'

    Piotr Parzyszek

    Luka Zahovic

  • 77'
    77'

    Maciej Żurawski

    Kacper Kozlowski

  • 81'
    81'

    M. Malec

Next match

In the upcoming Ekstraklasa match, Pogoń Szczecin will play away with Nieciecza on the 4th of December with a 3-2 head to head in favor of Pogoń Szczecin (3 draws).

Lechia Gdańsk will host Raków Częstochowa on the 4th of December with a 3-1 head to head in favor of Raków Częstochowa (0 draws).

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 (6.8), Jakub Bartkowski (7.0), Konstantinos Triantafyllopoulos (6.5), Benedikt Zech (7.0), Luis Mata (7.1), Damian Dąbrowski (7.8), Jean Carlos (7.5), Kacper Kozłowski (6.8), Sebastian Kowalczyk (7.3), Rafał Kurzawa (6.2) and Luka Zahović (8.4).

Substitutes

Pogoń Szczecin made 5 changes: R. Kurzawa for K. Grosicki (22′), Jean Carlos for M. Kucharczyk (69′), K. Triantafyllopoulos for M. Malec (69′), L. Zahovic for M. Zurawski (76′) and K. Kozlowski for P. Parzyszek (77′).

Top player: Kamil Grosicki

Probably the most impressive player in Pogoń Szczecin was Kamil Grosicki even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.6) with 26 passes (88% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 9. He performed 8 crosses.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 22′.

Lechia Gdańsk: Formation and Lineups

Lechia Gdańsk started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Tomasz Kaczmarek played with: Dušan Kuciak (5.2), Mateusz Żukowski (6.4), Michał Nalepa (6.4), Mario Maloča (6.6), Rafał Pietrzak (6.1), Tomasz Makowski (7.6), Egzon Kryeziu (6.3), Marco Terrazzino (6.6), Flávio Paixão (6.3), Conrado Buchanelli Holz (6.2) and Łukasz Zwoliński (7.4).

Substitutes

Lechia Gdańsk made 5 changes: F. Paixao for I. Durmus (46′), E. Kryeziu for J. Kubicki (58′), R. Pietrzak for B. Diabate (69′), L. Zwolinski for K. Sezonienko (73′) and M. Zukowski for B. Kopacz (74′).

Top player: Tomasz Makowski

The player who no doubt impressed Lechia Gdańsk the most was Tomasz Makowski.

His rating is (7.6) with 55 passes (78% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 10.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Ekstraklasa

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