Match preview Vysshaya Liga: Ruh Brest - Shakhtyor at Stadyen DASK Brestski

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Competition: Belarus Vysshaya Liga
Competition: Sun 22.November
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadyen DASK Brestski (10169 seats)

Ruh Brest will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 12 points behind Shakhtyor.

Ruh Brest and Shakhtyor should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

Ruh Brest are staying put; they can neither be promoted or relegated this season and are fighting only for positions. Shakhtyor are still fighting for the big positions at the top of the table.

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Ruh Brest form and stats

4 victories, 5 draws and 5 defeats. That’s what Ruh Brest have to build on here at Stadyen DASK Brestski in the Vysshaya Liga.

Brest shared the glory with Vitebsk in their last match, an away game that ended all square 0-0. The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 1-1 versus Isloch.

Brest have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Stadyen DASK Brestski with 21 goals in 14 league matches. Brest have conceded 20 in these home matches.

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Shakhtyor form and stats

The visitors, who have the fewest conceded goals (18) in Vysshaya Liga, are W7-D5-L2 on the road this term. That's in the Vysshaya Liga. Winning streaks in away matches are not that common, but Shakhtyor are close to a proper streak after winning their two previous away games.

There were no winners in Shakhtyor's previous match, a Vysshaya Liga home game that ended 1-1 vs BATE (placed 1st). Ahead of that match was the victory versus Belshina at their stadium, the result 5-1.

Shakhtyor are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 23 times in 14 away games so far. Shakhtyor are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 11 times in 14 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Shakhtyor - Brest 1-1.

Top Goalscorers

BrestV. Vassiljev
V. Vassiljev
8 goals
ShakhtyorD. Podstrelov
D. Podstrelov
8 goals
ShakhtyorD. Yakhshibaev
D. Yakhshibaev
7 goals

Ruh Brest missing players

Shakhtyor missing players

Ruh Brest Shakhtyor
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
28 14 4 Played P 4 14 28
10 4 0 Won W 2 7 15
11 5 1 Drew D 1 5 8
7 5 3 Lost L 1 2 5
49 21 6 Scored S 6 23 51
33 20 13 Conceded C 6 11 18
86% 93% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 79% 86%
61% 64% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 64% 64%
43% 50% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 36% 39%
36% 36% 75% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 29% 32%
32% 36% 75% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 21% 18%
46% 43% 75% BTTS BTTS 75% 43% 36%
39% 36% 0% Clean Sheets C S 25% 50% 54%
29% 29% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 29% 25%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.5 2.2 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.8 2.8 2.4
5 2 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
365 198 48 Total Shots T S 50 170 362
143 72 16 Shots on Target S O 20 69 147
34% 29% 38% Goal Efficiency G E 30% 33% 35%
Key stats in Vysshaya Liga this season:
  • Ruh Brest have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Shakhtyor has the fewest conceded goals (11) away in Vysshaya Liga
  • Shakhtyor has the fewest conceded goals (18) in Vysshaya Liga
  • Shakhtyor has the fewest conceded goals in the first half (4) in Vysshaya Liga
  • Shakhtyor has the fewest dropped points from leading position (4) in Vysshaya Liga
  • Shakhtyor has the most clean sheets (15) in Vysshaya Liga
  • Shakhtyor has the most clean sheets (7) away in Vysshaya Liga
  • Shakhtyor has the the best goal difference (+33) in Vysshaya Liga
  • Shakhtyor have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 BATE 28 16 6 6 60 32 14 8 3 3 28 14 14 8 3 3 32 18 28 54
2 Shakhtyor 28 15 8 5 51 18 14 8 3 3 28 7 14 7 5 2 23 11 33 53
3 Neman Grodno 28 15 5 8 39 26 14 8 2 4 19 11 14 7 3 4 20 15 13 50
4 Torpedo BelAZ 28 14 8 6 50 35 14 8 3 3 22 15 14 6 5 3 28 20 15 50
5 Dinamo Brest 28 15 3 10 56 38 14 8 1 5 31 21 14 7 2 5 25 17 18 48
6 Dinamo Minsk 28 15 3 10 35 23 14 9 1 4 17 10 14 6 2 6 18 13 12 48
7 Isloch 28 13 5 10 45 42 14 8 3 3 27 19 14 5 2 7 18 23 3 44
8 Ruh Brest 28 10 11 7 49 33 14 4 5 5 21 20 14 6 6 2 28 13 16 41
9 Ynergetyk-BDU 28 11 5 12 40 41 14 5 3 6 24 26 14 6 2 6 16 15 -1 38
10 Minsk 28 11 4 13 41 51 14 7 2 5 23 23 14 4 2 8 18 28 -10 37
11 Vitebsk 28 8 11 9 26 33 14 6 6 2 15 10 14 2 5 7 11 23 -7 35
12 Slavia 28 8 9 11 36 48 14 4 6 4 16 18 14 4 3 7 20 30 -12 33
13 Gorodeya 28 8 6 14 27 42 14 4 4 6 17 20 14 4 2 8 10 22 -15 30
14 Slutsk 28 8 3 17 31 54 14 4 3 7 16 20 14 4 0 10 15 34 -23 27
15 Belshina 28 5 6 17 31 59 14 2 2 10 15 35 14 3 4 7 16 24 -28 21
16 Smolevichy-STI 28 3 5 20 27 69 14 3 2 9 18 38 14 0 3 11 9 31 -42 14

Read more about Vysshaya Liga

The Belarusian Premier League (or, the Vysshaya Liga) is the top level of football in Belarus. It was founded in 1992 after Belarus declared independence. It currently has 16 teams in a season running in spring, summer and autumn. Each team plays 30 fixtures to create a final league table.