Widzew Łódź recorded their third win at the new stadium at al. Piłsudskiego 138 yesterday evening (07.04.17). The hosts defeated visitors Lechia Tomaszów Mazowiecki by 2:1 (1:0).
So far, Widzew Łódź have proven that their old and new stadium at al. Piłsudskiego 138 in Łódź is where they belong. Having had a 2 year spell playing in different stadia, Widzew recently moved in to their newly built stadium and with three wins out of three matches, club and fans truly made themselves at home already.
From the beginning of the match, Widzew put the visitors under pressure, creating chances and room to play. Following a corner kick, it was Przemysław Rodak who gave the 13,743 fans their first, but not last, reason to celebrate when he headed the ball past Lechia’s goalkeeper in the 8th minute, taking the score tally to 1:0 in favour of the hosts.
For the remainder of the first half, Widzew continued to create chances, however, were unable to break trough Lechia’s defense, finishing the first 45 minutes with their 1:0 advantage. The second half started off similarly to the first as Widzew walked on towards goal. As in the first half, the reward for their efforts came early as Daniel Mąka put the ball in the back of the net in the 52nd minute, moving fans into an absolute frenzy of emotions.
With 22 minutes of play left, the visitors managed to cut Widzew’s advantage short when Marcin Mirecki scored the 3rd goal of the evening, however, at the end of the 90 minutes, it was Widzew Łódź celebrating their third win out of three matches played at the new stadium.
At the time of writing, Widzew is currently occupying third place of the Liga 3 Division 1 (4th league) table, trailing leaders and local rivals ŁKS Łódź and 2nd placed Finishparkiet Drwęca Nowe Miasto Lubawskie. Next up, Widzew will play host to Legia Warsaw’s second team next Saturday (15.04.). The match against the outfit from the capital city will kick off at 16:00.
Widzew Łódź – Lechia Tomaszów Mazowiecki 2:1 (1:0)
1:0 – Przemysław Rodak (8th)
2:0 – Daniel Mąka (52nd)
2:1 – Marcin Mirecki (69th)