Meistriliiga match preview and statistics: Paide fight Kuressaare

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Competition: Estonia Meistriliiga
Competition: Sat 23.May
Match begins: 10:00 (UTC)
Venue: Paide linnastaadion (268 seats)

The Meistriliiga season is still fresh and sports bettors should be cautious. This meeting between Paide and Kuressaare promises to be an interesting one.

It's no vacation for neither Paide nor Kuressaare as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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Paide form and stats

The home fans saw their team lose the first Meistriliiga game of the season here at Paide linnastaadion. Last season these fans witnessed 12 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses from Paide's 18 home games.

The Paide crowd went home unhappy last time out, seeing their beloved players lose 1-2 to Tulevik here at Paide linnastaadion in a Meistriliiga match. A strong away win before that one, visiting Tallinna Kalev and winning 8-1.

Paide are huge favourites in this match and it would be a big surprise if they fail to leave Paide linnastaadion with a victory. The home side has been in this situation before, with huge expectations of a win. 26 earlier games are comparable to this one, and Paide has won 16 times, drawn three and lost seven. Sports bettors who like handicap betting will like to know that Paide has won by at least two goals ten times when in this position.

Early season league goal statistics from Paide's 1 home game: 1 goal, 2 conceded.

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Kuressaare form and stats

Kuressaare have played one away game so far, a loss. Last season their away games stats in the Meistriliiga were 1 victory, 2 draws and 15 defeats from 18 fixtures.

The attacking players of Kuressaare have been feeble for some time now, the team not scoring a league goal in the last 463 minutes.

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Meistriliiga home defeat versus Nõmme Kalju with 0-2 on the scoreboard. A 0-1 defeat away at Levadia before that.

Nobody expects Kuressaare to collect anything from a game like this. The team has been David versus Goliath 27 times before, with the overall statistics of won three, draw two and lost 22. When defeated, 16 matches have been lost by two or more goals.

As for goals scored and conceded in the league games away so far, Kuressaare has managed 0 goals and let in 1 from 1 match.

Head 2 Head

Last ten meetings between the teams: Paide won ten, Kuressaare won zero and zero draws. nine games with over 2,5 goals, one match with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

PaideJ. Saliste
J. Saliste
3 goals
PaideS. Luts
S. Luts
2 goals
PaideM. Gurrutxaga Barruetabena
M. Gurrutxaga Barruetabena
1 goals

Paide missing players

Kuressaare missing players

Paide Kuressaare
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
2 1 0 Played P 0 1 2
1 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
1 1 0 Lost L 0 1 2
9 1 0 Scored S 0 0 0
3 2 0 Conceded C 0 1 3
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
100% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 50%
100% 100% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
50% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
100% 100% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 100% 100%
 
9 9 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 2 3
3 4 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 6 5.5
1.5 2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 3 4.5
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
48 18 0 Total Shots T S 0 6 11
26 5 0 Shots on Target S O 0 2 3
35% 20% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Paide Last season Kuressaare
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
36 18   Played P   18 36
23 12   Won W   1 6
5 2   Drew D   2 5
8 4   Lost L   15 25
78 43   Scored S   13 24
30 11   Conceded C   63 87
97% 94%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   94% 94%
78% 78%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   89% 69%
50% 44%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   83% 58%
33% 33%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   50% 31%
25% 22%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   44% 25%
39% 28%   BTTS BTTS   50% 33%
47% 50%   Clean Sheets C S   6% 17%
17% 28%   Failed to Score F T   50% 56%
 
7.7 8.4   Corners for (avg) C F   2.9 3.3
4.2 4.4   Corners against (avg) C A   8.3 8.3
1.9 1.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2 2.2
4 1   Red cards R C   2 5
 
613 337   Total Shots T S   138 277
273 147   Shots on Target S O   47 99
29% 29%   Goal Efficiency G E   28% 24%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Levadia 2 2 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 6
2 Nõmme Kalju 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 0 3 6
3 Flora 2 1 1 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
4 Tammeka 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
5 Paide 2 1 0 1 9 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 8 1 6 3
6 Tulevik 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3
7 Trans 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 -1 1
8 Tallinna Kalev 2 0 1 1 2 9 2 0 1 1 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 -7 1
9 Kuressaare 2 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 -3 0
10 Legion 2 0 0 2 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 -4 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Flora 36 29 3 4 110 21 18 13 2 3 53 11 18 16 1 1 57 10 89 90
2 Levadia 36 24 6 6 98 32 18 11 5 2 54 15 18 13 1 4 44 17 66 78
3 Nõmme Kalju 36 22 11 3 79 34 18 11 4 3 48 25 18 11 7 0 31 9 45 77
4 Paide 36 23 5 8 78 30 18 12 2 4 43 11 18 11 3 4 35 19 48 74
5 Tammeka 36 14 7 15 57 62 18 5 5 8 28 33 18 9 2 7 29 29 -5 49
6 Trans 36 13 9 14 57 49 18 6 4 8 29 27 18 7 5 6 28 22 8 48
7 Tulevik 36 7 7 22 35 75 18 3 3 12 17 36 18 4 4 10 18 39 -40 28
8 Tallinna Kalev 36 6 6 24 29 89 18 4 0 14 15 40 18 2 6 10 14 49 -60 24
9 Kuressaare 36 6 5 25 24 87 18 5 3 10 11 24 18 1 2 15 13 63 -63 23
10 Maardu 36 4 5 27 30 118 18 3 4 11 19 58 18 1 1 16 11 60 -88 17

Read more about Meistriliiga

The Estonian Meistriliiga is the highest level of football in Estonia. The season starts in March and ends in November, with ten teams playing each other four times for a total of 36 fixtures. After the final league table the bottom team is relegated and the second last team plays a relegation playoff.