All the facts and stats for the League Cup clash: Afturelding - Grindavík

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Competition: Iceland League Cup
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: Fagverksvöllurinn Varmá (2500 seats)

Perhaps a welcome break from league football as Afturelding & Grindavík face off to decide who makes it to next stage of the League Cup. All the pre-match information is available here!

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

This pitch has artifical turf, which is not Grindavík's usual surface at their own ground. When playing on artifical turf Grindavík have performed like this: Played 18 matches resulting in 2 wins, 5 draws and 11 defeats with the goal stats 15-41 (scored/conceded).

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Afturelding form and stats

Afturelding participated in League Cup the last season, where they reached the group stage.

Overall Inkasso-Deildin stats at home this season for Afturelding are 4-2-4 (wins-draw-losses). Hopes of three in a row are alive for Afturelding after consecutive victories at their own ground.

In their previous game, the manager M. Einarsson led his Afturelding to a defeat in the League Cup match away at HK. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Fagverksvöllurinn Varmá. Before that game, the 3-0 home victory against Vikingur Olafsvik.

The Afturelding manager M. Einarsson has got the team scoring with 23 from 10 home games in the league. On the other hand, Afturelding have conceded 14 goals.

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Grindavík form and stats

Grindavík was sent out of League Cup in the group stage last season.

The story so far for the visiting team on their Inkasso-Deildin travels is 3 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats.

Two away games in a row for Grindavík, who will hope to get a better result in this one after losing 1-8 versus Valur in the League Cup. A 0-2 defeat away at HK before that.

As you can see from the result above, the defeat against Valur was particularly ugly (1-8). The humiliation is still top of mind.

With an average of more than two away goals per league game away, Grindavík are regular goalscorers on their travels. For Grindavík, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only -1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last four meetings: one - one - two (Afturelding wins - draws - Grindavík wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), zero had two or less.

Afturelding missing players

Grindavík missing players

Afturelding Grindavík
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 14   Played P   14 25
10 7   Won W   4 9
4 2   Drew D   3 8
11 5   Lost L   7 8
52 37   Scored S   24 44
46 24   Conceded C   37 53
96% 93%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 100%
84% 86%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   93% 88%
76% 86%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   79% 68%
60% 71%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   57% 48%
40% 57%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   50% 36%
64% 64%   BTTS BTTS   79% 76%
20% 36%   Clean Sheets C S   7% 16%
20% 7%   Failed to Score F T   14% 8%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
1 1.1   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.8 2.3
4 4   Red cards R C   1 5
 
9.8 13   Shots (avg) S (   7.9 9.4
5.2 7.2   Shots on Target (avg) S O   3.6 5.1
40% 38%   Goal Efficiency G E   49% 35%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Keflavik 19 13 4 2 57 27 9 7 1 1 28 11 10 6 3 1 29 16 30 43
2 Leiknir Reykjavik 20 13 3 4 50 22 10 5 2 3 23 13 10 8 1 1 27 9 28 42
3 Fram 20 12 6 2 41 24 10 5 3 2 23 14 10 7 3 0 18 10 17 42
4 Grindavík 19 8 8 3 40 31 10 5 5 0 19 11 9 3 3 3 21 20 9 32
5 Thor 20 9 4 7 37 35 10 5 2 3 17 10 10 4 2 4 20 25 2 31
6 IBV 20 7 9 4 33 27 10 4 3 3 13 11 10 3 6 1 20 16 6 30
7 Vestri 20 8 5 7 29 28 10 5 2 3 20 16 10 3 3 4 9 12 1 29
8 Afturelding 20 7 4 9 37 33 10 4 2 4 23 14 10 3 2 5 14 19 4 25
9 Vikingur Olafsvik 20 5 4 11 26 44 10 3 2 5 15 19 10 2 2 6 11 25 -18 19
10 Throttur Reykjavik 20 3 3 14 15 39 10 1 2 7 8 22 10 2 1 7 7 17 -24 12
11 Magni 20 3 3 14 22 47 10 1 3 6 13 21 10 2 0 8 9 26 -25 12
12 Leiknir Faskrudsfj. 20 3 3 14 19 49 10 2 1 7 14 28 10 1 2 7 5 21 -30 12