WARSZAWA. Legia Warszawa overcomes Piast Gliwice with a 2-0 win with a goal from E. Muci (47′) and a goal from F. Mladenovic (51′).
The match was played at the Stadion Miejski Legii Warszawa im. Marszałka Józefa Piłsudskiego stadium in Warszawa on Friday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. In front of 19,045 spectators. The referee was Tomasz Musial who was helped by Marek Arys and Marcin Cieply. The 4th official was Patryk Gryckiewicz. The weather was rainy. The temperature was hot at 25.1 degrees Celsius or 77.11 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Legia Warszawa was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Piast Gliwice that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Legia Warszawa was more pushing with 62 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Legia Warszawa won the match.
Legia Warszawa shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Piast Gliwice shot 4 times, 0 on target, 4 off target.
Legia Warszawa received 2 yellow cards (L. Rose and M. Baku). Talking about the opposition, Piast Gliwice received 3 yellow cards (K. Wilczek, M. Kaput and C. Reiner).
In the next match in the Ekstraklasa, Legia Warszawa will play away with Stal Mielec on the 26th of August with a 3-1 head to head record in favor of Stal Mielec (1 draw).
Piast Gliwice will play away agasint Cracovia Kraków on the 13th of August with a 12-11 head to head record in favor of Piast Gliwice (7 draws).
Legia Warszawa – Formation
Legia Warszawa started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
The manager Kosta Runjaic decided to play with the following team: .
Legia Warszawa made 5 changes: B. Kapustka for M. Rosolek (61′), L. Rose for R. Augustyniak (63′), M. Baku for R. Pich (76′), F. Mladenovic for P. Sokolowski (84′) and E. Muci for Y. Ribeiro (84′).
Piast Gliwice – Formation
Piast Gliwice started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
Waldemar Fornalik played with: .
Piast Gliwice could not rely on the presence of J. Holubek (injured).
Piast Gliwice made 5 changes: M. Kaput for D. Kadzior (61′), A. Katranis for J. Holubek (63′), K. Wilczek for A. Toril (76′), G. Tomasiewicz for R. Sappinen (76′) and A. Pyrka for M. Ameyaw (84′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Ekstraklasa.