NB1 – Round 23 review
Mar14

NB1 – Round 23 review

Videoton increased their lead at the top while the rest of the chasers stumbled. Moutari Amadou struck in 13 seconds for Fradi and Leonel Pontes’ Loki took another hit. Read on for all the round 23 action. Mezőkövesd 1-1 Gyrimót My prediction: Mezőkövesd 1-1 Gyirmót Gábor Molnár’s second half equalizer gave Mezőkövesd a deserved point against Gyirmót at Városi Stadion. Mezőkövesd were up for this one from the beginning and tested...

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NB1 – Round 22 review
Mar07

NB1 – Round 22 review

Round 22 finished with Fradi getting back to winning ways in a close Budapest derby against Lilák while Videoton made a statement with a comprehensive victory over Honvéd in Felcsút. Paks, Vasas and Haladás all got important away victories as well in another story-filled weekend of action. Debrecen 3-0 Diósgyor My prediction: Debrecen 2-1 Diósgyor Under-pressure Debrecen manager Leonel Pontes can thank his players who came to his...

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NB1 – Round 21 review
Feb27

NB1 – Round 21 review

“Hungarian football is funny. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, something comes along and shakes everything up.” – Doe Zantamata (paraphrased). Actually, Doe wasn’t speaking about NB1 but she could have been after a chaotic round 21 in the league. It was a veritable maelstrom of results that defied the odds and, in some cases, defied logic. Find out who was smiling, who was howling, and which team did the one...

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NB I – Round 20 Review
Feb21

NB I – Round 20 Review

The NBI came roaring back to life this weekend with plenty of action, goals, drama, and some naughty behavior that played a part in some of this week’s results. Read on! Videoton 5-1 Újpest My prediction: Videoton 2-1 Újpest Videoton swept aside ten-man Újpest in a game that Serbian strike partners Danko Lazovic and Marko Scepovic had full control of. It wasn’t the result but the final score which caught most people’s attention at the...

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NBI week 19 review
Dec13

NBI week 19 review

Heading into the winter break, the final round of 2016 didn’t disappoint as three teams are now level at the top of OTP Bank Liga table. It’s been a thrilling ride with a number of twists and turns and round 19 was no different. Videoton and Honvéd finally caught Vasas at the top as the league leaders stumbled in Paks. Fradi’s punctuated their disappointing season with more lost points at home. Sándor Torghelle’s late, equalizing...

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NBI – round 18 review
Dec06

NBI – round 18 review

This week had some memorable moments. Honvéd’s Donát Zsótér showed his skill and determination with an incredible individual effort that illustrated Kispest’s recent form. Dénes Szakály scored on a “no-look” lob for Paksi with the audacity of Han Solo in the Mos Eisley cantina, and Diósgyor goalkeeper Ivan Rados made a stunning, point blank reaction save to keep Vasas at bay until halftime. All this and more happened in...

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