Premier League match preview and statistics: Ararat fight Banants

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Competition: Armenia Premier League
Competition: Mon 25.May
Match begins: 14:30 (UTC)
Venue: Vazgen Sargsyan anvan Hanrapetakan Marzadasht (53849 seats)

With their 5 point advantage in the league table, Ararat fans are hoping to see their team collect maximum points from this game against Banants.

These teams are located so close to each other that their supporters eat in the same restaurants, hang out at the same night clubs and give birth at the same hospitals. This means added importance to the game and a vibrant atmosphere.

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Ararat form and stats

4-3-1 (win-draw-lost) are the Premier League numbers at home for Ararat so far this season.

A. Kozlov was the last player to score a league goal for Ararat and it's becoming a more and more distant memory as Ararat haven't scored in 270 minutes.

A draw after 90 minutes last time out for Ararat, who played 0-0 against Lori. That match was also played at this venue (Vazgen Sargsyan anvan Hanrapetakan Marzadasht). Preceding that match was a defeat to Ararat-Armenia (0-3).

Ararat are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 10 goals in 8 games. Ararat have conceded 8 in these home matches.

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Banants form and stats

Playing away, Banants have won 3 games, drawn 1 and suffered 4 defeats in the Premier League this season.

Did you know that the longest clean sheet streak is 1816 minutes? This record is held by Mazaropi when he played in Vasco da Gama. Banants goalkeeper Anatoliy Ayvazov is eager to challenge this, with his 286 minutes of keeping balls out from the net.

Banants might have something to prove in this game as they lost at home in their previous match. Artsakh proved too strong as Banants slumped to a 0-1 defeat in front of their own fans at Banants. That result followed a home victory 2-0 versus Lori in the Premier League.

Banants find the net regularly in their away games. 10 goals from 8 away fixtures in the league. In the opposite end, Banants have conceded 12 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Banants - Ararat 1-0, played this season. Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Ararat won one game, one match ended with a draw and Banants has eight wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / six

Top Goalscorers

BanantsE. Kobzar
E. Kobzar
5 goals
AraratD. Dedechko
D. Dedechko
4 goals
AraratA. Kozlov
A. Kozlov
4 goals

Ararat missing players

Banants missing players

Ararat Banants
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
17 8 3 Played P 2 8 16
8 4 2 Won W 0 3 5
4 3 1 Drew D 0 1 5
5 1 0 Lost L 2 4 6
24 10 6 Scored S 1 10 19
18 8 3 Conceded C 5 12 23
94% 88% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 88% 88%
65% 62% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 75%
41% 38% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 62% 50%
24% 12% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 25% 25%
18% 12% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 12%
53% 50% 67% BTTS BTTS 50% 62% 56%
24% 38% 33% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 31%
29% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 25% 25%
 
3.6 4.6 4.3 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 3.3 3.3
5.4 3.4 3 Corners against (avg) C A 5.5 6.9 5.7
3.1 2.9 3.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.9 2.2
3 3 0 Red cards R C 1 2 2
 
146 79 34 Total Shots T S 17 54 103
60 32 14 Shots on Target S O 8 28 52
40% 31% 43% Goal Efficiency G E 12% 32% 35%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Ararat has the fewest matches over the total-line (5)
  • Ararat have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Banants has the most dropped points from leading position (15)
  • Banants have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Banants have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ararat-Armenia 17 10 3 4 30 15 9 7 2 0 20 5 8 3 1 4 10 10 15 33
2 Alashkert 17 9 4 4 33 19 8 4 2 2 14 8 9 5 2 2 19 11 14 31
3 Lori 17 8 5 4 25 18 9 6 2 1 20 9 8 2 3 3 5 9 7 29
4 Shirak 17 8 4 5 24 16 8 6 1 1 15 7 9 2 3 4 9 9 8 28
5 Ararat 17 8 4 5 24 18 8 4 3 1 10 8 9 4 1 4 14 10 6 28
6 Artsakh 17 8 3 6 24 19 9 6 1 2 18 9 8 2 2 4 6 10 5 27
7 Pyunik 17 7 2 8 35 33 8 4 0 4 13 13 9 3 2 4 22 20 2 23
8 Banants 17 6 5 6 22 23 9 3 4 2 12 11 8 3 1 4 10 12 -1 23
9 Gandzasar 17 3 6 8 17 25 9 3 3 3 12 12 8 0 3 5 5 13 -8 15
10 Yerevan 17 0 0 17 11 59 8 0 0 8 5 24 9 0 0 9 6 35 -48 0

Read more about Premier League

The Premier League is the top level of football in Armenia. It was founded in 1992; before that the Armenian top league was a regional tournament in the Soviet Union. The league has nine teams, most of them from the capital Yerevan. The teams play each other four times to create the final league table.