Premier League: Eastern - Rangers preview and statistics

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Competition: Hong Kong Premier League
Competition: Mon 12.April
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Mong Kok Stadium (6769 seats)

Only a win will satisfy the Eastern supporters in this Mong Kok Stadium clash with Rangers, having a healthy lead on the opposition in the Premier League table.

Insights:
  • Eastern have the most scored goals (23) in Premier League
  • Rangers have the most conceded goals (8) away in Premier League

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

This is a match between teams from the same area, a local derby. The community is buzzing.

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Eastern form and stats

Eastern, who have the most scored goals (23) in Premier League, have played 3 Premier League games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 1-1-1 (wins-draws-losses).

A good away victory last time out for Eastern, who won 5-0 against Tai Chung (placed 7th). A strong away win before that one, visiting Rangers and winning 3-1.

As mentioned above, Eastern "killed" Tai Chung in their previous game. They need to reset completely for this one and beware of complacency.

The Eastern fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 5 goals in 3 league matches. Defensively Eastern have been outstanding, conceding less than half a goal on average per home game in the league (1 in 3 games). For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Rangers form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team, who have the most conceded goals (8) away in Premier League, on their Premier League travels is 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats.

Rangers are travelling again after losing away to Happy Valley in their previous match (1-2). A loss against Eastern was the result prior to that, in a home game.

Late heartbreak for Rangers in the Happy Valley match, as the deciding 1-2 goal came deep into overtime.

Rangers have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 5 league away games 6 goals have been scored. Rangers struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 8 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Rangers - Eastern 1-3. H2H stats regardless of arena (last six matches): Eastern four wins, zero draws and Rangers two victories. As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), three games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

EasternA. Ferreira Leonardo
A. Ferreira Leonardo
6 goals
EasternL. Espindola da Silva
L. Espindola da Silva
5 goals
EasternE. Camargo
E. Camargo
3 goals

Eastern missing players

Rangers missing players

Eastern Rangers
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
9 3 1 Played P 0 5 8
5 1 1 Won W 0 1 1
3 1 0 Drew D 0 2 4
1 1 0 Lost L 0 2 3
23 5 5 Scored S 0 6 9
6 1 0 Conceded C 0 8 13
89% 67% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 80% 75%
78% 33% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 80% 75%
56% 33% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 60% 62%
56% 33% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 38%
44% 33% 100% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 20% 12%
44% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 60% 62%
44% 67% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 25%
22% 67% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 40% 38%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.5 1.3 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2.8 2.4
2 2 1 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.5 9.7 13 Shots (avg) S ( 0 8 8
5.5 4.7 6 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 3.8 3.6
50% 36% 83% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 32% 31%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Eastern have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Eastern have scored more than double the goals of Rangers.
  • Eastern have the fewest conceded goals (1) at home in Premier League
  • Eastern have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (3) in Premier League
  • Eastern have the most matches over the total-line (5) in Premier League
  • Eastern have the most points from losing position (5) in Premier League
  • Eastern have the most scored goals (23) in Premier League
  • Eastern have the most scored goals in the first half (10) in Premier League
  • Eastern have the the best goal difference (+17) in Premier League
  • Eastern have the the best goal difference (+4) at home in Premier League
  • Rangers have the most conceded goals (8) away in Premier League

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Kitchee 10 6 4 0 16 6 4 1 3 0 6 4 6 5 1 0 10 2 10 22
2 Eastern 9 5 3 1 23 6 3 1 1 1 5 1 6 4 2 0 18 5 17 18
3 Pegasus 9 4 1 4 9 12 5 2 0 3 5 8 4 2 1 1 4 4 -3 13
4 Warriors 8 3 3 2 13 10 5 1 2 2 4 6 3 2 1 0 9 4 3 12
5 Happy Valley 8 1 5 2 7 8 4 1 2 1 4 4 4 0 3 1 3 4 -1 8
6 Rangers 8 1 4 3 9 13 3 0 2 1 3 5 5 1 2 2 6 8 -4 7
7 Tai Chung 8 2 0 6 4 21 6 1 0 5 3 16 2 1 0 1 1 5 -17 6
8 Southern District 8 1 2 5 12 17 4 0 1 3 6 13 4 1 1 2 6 4 -5 5