ŁóDź. Warta Poznań prevails over Widzew Lodz with a 2-0 win with a goal from A. Zrelak (15′) and a goal from M. Zurawski (65′). Widzew Lodz lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Stadion Miejski Widzewa Łódź stadium in Łódź on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. In front of 17,829 spectators. The referee was Łukasz Kuźma assisted by Bartosz Heinig and Piotr Podbielski. The 4th official was Grzegorz Kawałko. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold at 1.5 degrees Celsius or 34.63 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 85%.
- 60 Ball Possession 40
- 13 Total 9
- 0 On Target 3
- 11 Off Target 6
- 2 Shots blocked 0
- 113 Attack 93
- 72 Dangerous attack 63
- 171 Ball safe 140
- 0 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 6
- 1 Off Sides 1
- 9 Total 9
- 1 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 5
Widzew Lodz had a strong ball possession 60% while Warta Poznań was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Widzew Lodz was more pushing with 72 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 0 were on target. Nonetheless, Warta Poznań managed to find the solution to win this contest.
Widzew Lodz shot 13 times, 0 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Warta Poznań shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.
Widzew Lodz received 1 yellow card (Dominik Kun). On the opposite side, Warta Poznań received 2 yellow cards (Kajetan Szmyt and Robert Ivanov).
After this encounter, Widzew Lodz will stay with 36 points like Pogoń Szczecin to hold in the 4th place. On the other side, Warta Poznań will have 33 points to hold in the 6th place.
In the next match in the Ekstraklasa, Widzew Lodz will play away against Cracovia Kraków on the 1st of April with a 5-4 head to head record in favor of Widzew Lodz (3 draws).
Warta Poznań will host Cracovia Kraków on the 12th of March with a 4-1 head to head stats in favor of Warta Poznań (0 draws).
Widzew Lodz – Formation
Widzew Lodz adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Janusz Niedźwiedź decided to play with the following team: Henrich Ravas, Patryk Stępiński , Serafin Szota , Mateusz Żyro , Ernest Terpiłowski , Marek Hanousek , Dominik Kun , Andrejs Cigaņiks , Bartłomiej Pawłowski , Łukasz Zjawiński and Kristoffer Normann Hansen .
The home team had on the bench: Jakub Wrąbel, Bozhidar Chorbadzhiyski, Paweł Zieliński, Martin Kreuzriegler, Juljan Shehu, Juliusz Letniowski, Jakub Sypek and Filip Zawadzki.
Widzew Lodz made 4 changes: Ernest Terpilowski for Juliusz Letniowski (63′), Kristoffer Hansen for Juljan Shehu (72′), Andrejs Ciganiks for Filip Zawadzki (90′) and Patryk Stepinski for Paweł Zieliński (90′).
Best player: Mateusz Żyro
The player that probably impressed the most for Widzew Lodz was Mateusz Żyro.
His rating iswith 70 passes (84% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.
Warta Poznań – Formation
Also Warta Poznań adopted the extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
Dawid Szulczek played with: Adrian Lis, Dimitrios Stavropoulos , Dawid Szymonowicz , Robert Ivanov , Jan Grzesik , Miguel Luís , Niilo Mäenpää , Konrad Matuszewski , Kajetan Szmyt , Adam Zreľák and Miłosz Szczepański .
They had on the bench: Jedrzej Grobelny, Kamil Koscielny, Wiktor Pleśnierowicz, Jakub Kiełb , Maciej Żurawski , Michał Kopczyński , Nikolas Korzeniecki, Stefan Savić and Enis Destan.
Warta Poznań made 5 changes: Adam Zrelak for Jakub Kiełb (60′), Kajetan Szmyt for Stefan Savić (60′), Milosz Szczepanski for Maciej Żurawski (60′), Konrad Matuszewski for Kamil Koscielny (68′) and Miguel Luís for Michał Kopczyński (83′).
Best player: Konrad Matuszewski
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Warta Poznań was Konrad Matuszewski even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 22 passes (72% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 7. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ekstraklasa.
- Widzew Lodz – Warta Poznań – 0-2
- Górnik Zabrze – Legia Warszawa – 0-1
- Korona Kielce – Wisła Płock – 1-0