Pyunik fights Ararat-Armenia in Premier League battle

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Competition: Armenia Premier League
Competition: Sat 23.May
Match begins: 12:30 (UTC)
Venue: Vazgen Sargsyan anvan Hanrapetakan Marzadasht (53849 seats)

Struggling Pyunik will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Ararat-Armenia in the upcoming league round. It’s 7th vs 1st and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

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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Pyunik form and stats

Pyunik, who have the most scored goals (35) in Premier League, have collected 12 points from their Premier League home games so far after 4-0-4. Two home wins in a row for Pyunik bring valid hopes of a third.

No payout for Pyunik in their previous match, an away game at Artsakh that ended in defeat 2-4. Previous to that game, a home match hosting Gandzasar in a game that was won 2-0.

A goal frenzy last time out for Pyunik, with a total of 6 goals in the match against Artsakh. Fun stuff to watch!

Pyunik have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Vazgen Sargsyan anvan Hanrapetakan Marzadasht with 13 goals in 8 league matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Pyunik defense is not exactly impregnable. 13 goals conceded from 8 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Ararat-Armenia form and stats

3 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses. That’s the product of Ararat-Armenia, who have the the best goal difference (+15) in Premier League, playing as the away team in the Premier League this season.

Ararat-Armenia have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper Dmitri Abakumov. It's been 292 minutes since they last conceded in Premier League.

Ararat-Armenia had fun at their own home (Vazgen Sargsyan anvan Hanrapetakan Marzadasht) last time out, beating Gandzasar 1-0. L. Ogana scored. That result followed a home victory 1-0 versus Gandzasar.

Ararat-Armenia have scored 10 goals on their travels this season, from 8 away games in the league. As opposed to that, Ararat-Armenia have seen the ball go into their own net 10 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Ararat-Armenia - Pyunik 3-1. As for the last five games between these two teams, there's two Pyunik victories, one draw and two Ararat-Armenia wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, one match with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

PyunikD. Mahmudov
D. Mahmudov
9 goals
PyunikA. Miranyan
A. Miranyan
6 goals
PyunikA. Özbiliz
A. Özbiliz
5 goals

Pyunik missing players

Ararat-Armenia missing players

Pyunik Ararat-Armenia
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
17 8 2 Played P 3 8 17
7 4 1 Won W 1 3 10
2 0 0 Drew D 1 1 3
8 4 1 Lost L 1 4 4
35 13 3 Scored S 4 10 30
33 13 4 Conceded C 4 10 15
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 88%
94% 88% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 88% 71%
82% 75% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 62% 53%
53% 38% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 24%
29% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 6%
76% 62% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 62% 53%
18% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 12% 35%
6% 12% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 24%
 
4.8 4.4 2.5 Corners for (avg) C F 5.7 4.6 6.2
3.5 3.6 3 Corners against (avg) C A 3.3 4.3 3.5
2 2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.7 1.3 1.7
4 2 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
167 83 9 Total Shots T S 30 71 167
64 27 2 Shots on Target S O 12 28 78
45% 37% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 32% 37%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Ararat-Armenia has the fewest conceded goals (15)
  • Ararat-Armenia has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (7)
  • Ararat-Armenia has the the best goal difference (+15)
  • Ararat-Armenia have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Ararat-Armenia have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Ararat-Armenia haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Pyunik has the fewest matches under the total-line (3)
  • Pyunik has the most matches over the total-line (12)
  • Pyunik has the most scored goals (35)
  • Pyunik has the most scored goals in the first half (21)
  • Pyunik haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  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.