Ligue A: Flambeau de l'Est - Le Messager Ngozi preview and numbers

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Competition: Burundi Ligue A
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)

Flambeau de l'Est are leaning on their home fans to assist them when playing this game hosting Le Messager Ngozi. Who will win?

Insights:
  • Flambeau de l'Est have the the worst goal difference (-14) in Ligue A
  • Le Messager Ngozi have scored at least twice as many goals away as Flambeau de l'Est have scored home.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Flambeau de l'Est form and stats

Flambeau de l'Est's results here in the Ligue A have been very modest with 2 victories, 2 draws and 4 defeats. Flambeau are very eager to stop a potential losing streak, having lost their two previous games here.

In their previous game, led his Flambeau to a defeat in the Ligue A match away at Dynamik. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here.

Before that match, a win away at Kayanza United.

There will be little rest for Flambeau after this match as they are travelling to Bumamuru for a Ligue A game in only four days.

The lack of attacking qualities in Flambeau means that they have only scored 3 goals in 8 league home games, less than half a goal per match. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 0 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Flambeau 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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Le Messager Ngozi form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Le Messager Ngozi so far with only 8 points returning home. The records show 2-2-4 (win-draw-lose). Winning streaks in away matches are not that common, but Messager are close to a proper streak after winning their two previous away games.

Messager might have something to prove in this game as they lost at home in their previous match. Bumamuru proved too strong as Le Messager Ngozi slumped to a 0-1 defeat in front of their own fans at Stade Rukundo.

Preceding that game was the away victory against Bujumbura City with the score of 2-0.

A quick return to home after this game, as Messager are hosting Olympic Star in the Ligue A only four days away.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Messager as they have only managed to score 7 times from 8 away games in the league. It's worth mentioning that 5 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. As opposed to that, Le Messager Ngozi have seen the ball go into their own net 9 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The previous head-to-head encounter ended Le Messager Ngozi - Flambeau 3-0, earlier this season.

Flambeau de l'Est missing players

Le Messager Ngozi missing players

Flambeau de l'Est Le Messager Ngozi
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
16 8 2 Played P 2 8 15
4 2 1 Won W 1 2 7
5 2 1 Drew D 1 2 2
7 4 0 Lost L 0 4 6
11 3 1 Scored S 2 7 15
25 13 0 Conceded C 0 9 12
75% 75% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 88% 93%
62% 50% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 62% 47%
44% 38% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 38% 33%
25% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 12% 7%
19% 12% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
31% 12% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 38% 27%
31% 38% 100% Clean Sheets C S 100% 25% 40%
62% 75% 50% Failed to Score F T 50% 50% 40%
 
3.5 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 2 4.2 4.4
6.8 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 6 4.8 4.6
1.8 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2 1.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
7.2 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 11 9.2 10.2
1.8 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.5 3.6
43% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 43% 33%
 
13 0 0 Shots against (avg) S A 7 8.2 8.8
2.2 0 0 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 1 2 2.6
Key stats in Ligue A this season:
  • Flambeau de l'Est have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Flambeau de l'Est have the the worst goal difference (-10) at home in Ligue A
  • Flambeau de l'Est have the the worst goal difference (-14) in Ligue A
  • Flambeau de l'Est have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Le Messager Ngozi have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Le Messager Ngozi have scored at least twice as many goals away as Flambeau de l'Est have scored 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 Bumamuru 16 11 3 2 27 12 8 5 2 1 13 7 8 6 1 1 14 5 15 36
2 Flambeau du Centre 15 8 2 5 19 11 7 5 1 1 10 4 8 3 1 4 9 7 8 26
3 Athlético Olympic 16 7 4 5 19 14 8 5 2 1 8 3 8 2 2 4 11 11 5 25
4 Aigle Noir 15 6 6 3 25 19 8 4 3 1 13 10 7 2 3 2 12 9 6 24
5 Musongati 16 6 6 4 15 10 8 4 4 0 9 2 8 2 2 4 6 8 5 24
6 Le Messager Ngozi 15 7 2 6 15 12 7 5 0 2 8 3 8 2 2 4 7 9 3 23
7 Dynamik 16 6 5 5 21 19 8 4 2 2 13 9 8 2 3 3 8 10 2 23
8 Top Junior 15 6 5 4 16 17 8 4 2 2 10 10 7 2 3 2 6 7 -1 23
9 Vital'O 16 6 4 6 16 18 8 3 3 2 8 9 8 3 1 4 8 9 -2 22
10 Olympic Star 16 4 8 4 13 15 8 3 4 1 8 6 8 1 4 3 5 9 -2 20
11 Bujumbura City 16 4 7 5 15 17 8 4 2 2 10 8 8 0 5 3 5 9 -2 19
12 Rukinzo 15 3 9 3 9 9 8 2 4 2 6 6 7 1 5 1 3 3 0 18
13 Flambeau de l'Est 16 4 5 7 11 25 8 2 2 4 3 13 8 2 3 3 8 12 -14 17
14 Royal de Muramvya 16 3 5 8 12 18 8 3 2 3 8 9 8 0 3 5 4 9 -6 14
15 Kayanza United 16 2 5 9 14 26 8 1 3 4 11 16 8 1 2 5 3 10 -12 11
16 Les Crocos 15 1 6 8 10 15 7 0 5 2 1 3 8 1 1 6 9 12 -5 9