Stadion Bijeli Brijeg: Velez vs Sarajevo Premier Liga preview

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Competition: Bosnia and Herzegovina Premier Liga
Competition: Mon 12.April
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Bijeli Brijeg (25000 seats)

Both teams are enjoying a good season so far and games like this could be decisive. Here's the preview for Velez - Sarajevo!

Insights:
  • Velez have the most matches over the total-line (14) in Premier Liga
  • Sarajevo have the fewest conceded goals (18) in Premier Liga

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Velez form and stats

28 points is a decent return from 12 Premier Liga games here at Stadion Bijeli Brijeg for Velez. The data says 8 wins, 4 draws and 0 losses. Velez haven’t lost a league-game in eleven attempts regardless of arena, a great achievement. Their last loss was the fixture versus Zrinjski, 163 days ago.

Before that, Velez drew at home versus Radnik Bijeljina.

The Velez fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 23 goals in 12 league matches. As for guarding their own goal, Velez have only let in 6 goals at home.

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Sarajevo form and stats

Playing away, Sarajevo, who have the fewest conceded goals (18) in Premier Liga, have won 5 games, drawn 5 and suffered 1 defeat in the Premier Liga this season.

The Sarajevo goalkeeper Vladan Kovacevic is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 218 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

Prior to that match, a home win 1-0 against Siroki Brijeg in the Premier Liga.

Sarajevo has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 17 goals from 11 games. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. It's not easy to score on Sarajevo as they have only conceded 10 goals from these away games.

Head 2 Head

Velez - Sarajevo 0-0 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. Last ten meetings between the teams: Velez won one, Sarajevo won six and three draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

VelezO. Cvijanović
O. Cvijanović
12 goals

Velez missing players

Sarajevo missing players

Velez Sarajevo
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
24 12 2 Played P 2 11 24
11 8 2 Won W 0 5 15
9 4 0 Drew D 1 5 7
4 0 0 Lost L 1 1 2
37 23 4 Scored S 2 17 42
24 6 1 Conceded C 3 10 18
92% 92% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 73% 88%
92% 92% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 64% 67%
50% 42% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 45% 42%
21% 17% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 45% 29%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 18% 17%
58% 42% 50% BTTS BTTS 50% 45% 46%
33% 58% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 45% 46%
17% 8% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 36% 21%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.5 2.3 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4.5 3.4 2.6
3 1 0 Red cards R C 1 2 3
 
12.7 13.2 13.5 Shots (avg) S ( 9.5 9.3 10.1
5.4 5.8 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.5 4.1 4.2
29% 33% 57% Goal Efficiency G E 22% 38% 42%
Key stats in Premier Liga this season:
  • Sarajevo have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Sarajevo have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Sarajevo have the fewest conceded goals (18) in Premier Liga
  • Sarajevo have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (6) in Premier Liga
  • Sarajevo have the most scored goals in the first half (20) in Premier Liga
  • Sarajevo have the the best goal difference (+24) in Premier Liga
  • Velez have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Velez have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Velez have the fewest matches under the total-line (7) in Premier Liga
  • Velez have the most matches over the total-line (14) in Premier Liga

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Sarajevo 24 15 7 2 42 18 13 10 2 1 25 8 11 5 5 1 17 10 24 51
2 Borac Banja Luka 24 14 2 8 44 27 12 10 2 0 28 7 12 4 0 8 16 20 17 44
3 Siroki Brijeg 24 13 5 6 36 22 12 10 1 1 24 5 12 3 4 5 12 17 14 44
4 Velez 24 11 9 4 37 24 12 8 4 0 23 6 12 3 5 4 14 18 13 42
5 Zrinjski 24 13 3 8 32 21 12 8 1 3 19 11 12 5 2 5 13 10 11 42
6 Sloga 24 11 5 8 29 26 11 7 2 2 14 11 13 4 3 6 15 15 3 38
7 Zeljeznicar 24 11 5 8 34 22 12 5 3 4 14 10 12 6 2 4 20 12 12 37
8 Sloboda Tuzla 24 7 4 13 25 35 12 6 2 4 16 10 12 1 2 9 9 25 -10 25
9 Mladost Doboj Kakanj 24 7 2 15 20 47 12 4 2 6 13 20 12 3 0 9 7 27 -27 23
10 Radnik Bijeljina 24 4 8 12 23 37 12 4 4 4 14 14 12 0 4 8 9 23 -14 20
11 Olimpic Sarajevo 24 6 2 16 19 41 12 5 2 5 16 19 12 1 0 11 3 22 -22 20
12 Krupa na Vrbasu 24 3 6 15 14 35 12 2 4 6 10 18 12 1 2 9 4 17 -21 15

Read more about Premier Liga

The BH Telecom Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH Telecom Premijer liga Bosne i Hercegovie, or just Liga 12) is the top football league in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has twelve teams who play each other three times for a total of 33 fixtures to create the final league table.