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Poland are getting ready to clash with Saudi Arabia this coming Saturday at Education City Stadium. The match is played as one of the games in round two of the group stage at the World Cup.

Following the first round of the World Cup group stage, Poland are number two on one point, while Saudi Arabia have three points as number one. Saudi Arabia take on Poland as number 51, whereas the home side sit as number 26 in the FIFA world ranking.

A first place in the group is perhaps too much to hope for, but according to bookmakers Poland should at least see the first knock-out stage.

Saudi Arabia arrived at the World Cup with mischief on their mind. They certainly created a massive upset, beating Argentina 2-1 in the opener. Can they follow it up, now that Poland are warned?

Poland vs Saudi Arabia Prediction

Poland Form

In their last three matches, Poland won 0-1 and 1-0 against first Wales then Chile, before drawing 0-0 against Mexico. Poland claimed four wins in their last 10 matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured three defeats in this run.

Poland scored ten goals, conceded 13 and fought their way to a clean sheet four times in their previous ten matches.

Saudi Arabia Form

Saudi Arabia collected four points from a possible nine in their last three matches. An encounter with Panama brought a 1-1 draw, which was followed by a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Croatia. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail as they beat Argentina by a 1-2 scoreline. Saudi Arabia claimed a modest three wins from their previous 10 matches across all tournaments. They drew five of the games, whilst losing two.

Saudi Arabia average 0.6 goals a game in their last ten outings, scoring a total of six goals. They conceded an average of 0.5 per game, for a total of five goals, whilst keeping their opponents from scoring five times.

Tournament Overview

Poland came through the opening round with a goalless draw against Mexico. No doubt a more they went into their opener gunning for a bit more, but at least they started off the World Cup by not losing, which is always nice. Saudi Arabia shockingly won 2-1 against Argentina to create of the biggest upsets i World Cup history. Relieved to have come away against the favourites with such a win, they now need to build on that at the World Cup.

Poland vs Saudi Arabia Stats

  • In the last 3 Poland matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • In the last 5 Poland matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 9 of the last 11 Poland matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Poland have not lost the last 3 matches in a row
  • Poland have not won 5 of the last 7 matches
  • In the last 17 Saudi Arabia matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 18 of the last 20 Saudi Arabia matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Saudi Arabia have not lost 8 of the last 9 matches
  • Saudi Arabia have conceded in the last 3 matches in a row
  • Saudi Arabia have scored in 5 of the last 7 matches

Poland vs Saudi Arabia Lineups

Poland vs Saudi Arabia Betting Tips

It is the beginning of a new World Cup campaign, and both Poland and Saudi Arabia will be looking for their main strikers this season. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.

In their last 10 matches across all tournaments Poland won four times, drew three and lost three times. Saudi Arabia claimed three wins, drew five times and lost two in their last 10 games across all tournaments.

Over 2.5 goals happened in three of Poland’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of one goal during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in one of Saudi Arabia's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.6 goals in these matches. Poland's last 3 matches had less than three goals.

In the past one encounter between Poland and Saudi Arabia over 2.5 goals came out one time, with Poland scoring an average of two goals per game. Saudi Arabia averaged one goal, while both teams scored one time.

Poland scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Interestingly, Saudi Arabia scored the opening goal of the match in just one in their last ten games. Poland have not conceded a goal in three consecutive games. Poland managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches across all tournaments.