Match preview I-League: Churchill Brothers - NEROCA at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

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Competition: India I-League
Competition: Wed 24.February
Match begins: 08:30 (UTC)
Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

The league table in I-League tells a story about these teams so far, with Churchill Brothers leading NEROCA by 8 points. Match preview to follow:

Insights:
  • Churchill Brothers has the fewest conceded goals (4) in I-League
  • NEROCA has the most conceded goals in the first half (9) in I-League

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.

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 3600 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

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Churchill Brothers form and stats

The story so far in the I-League for Churchill Brothers, who have the fewest conceded goals (4) in I-League, at their home stadium (Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium) is 1 win, 3 draws and 0 defeats. Three draws in a row here at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for Churchill, who might be willing to risk more at some point in hope of a win.

It's back home for Churchill, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Chennai City away with the result 2-1. L. Majcen (2) found the net in that victory. Preceding that game was the home draw versus Real Kashmir that ended 0-0.

A late climax in the match against Chennai City as the winning goal came four minutes into overtime; scored by L. Majcen.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Churchill here at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (3 from 4 games). As for guarding their own goal, Churchill have only let in 1 goal at home.

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NEROCA form and stats

2-1-1 is the win-draw-loss statistic for NEROCA, who have the most scored goals (9) away in I-League, in their I-League matches away.

A 3-4 defeat away at Real Kashmir before that.

NEROCA have scored more than twice on average per away game (in the league), an impressive attacking display. They have 9 goals from 4 away matches. NEROCA have conceded 4 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head totals (for the last five meetings): Churchill won two games, zero matches ended with a draw and NEROCA has three wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: three / two

Top Goalscorers

Churchill BrothersC. Zúniga Bernárdez
C. Zúniga Bernárdez
5 goals
ChurchillL. Majcen
L. Majcen
5 goals
NEROCAS. Singsit
S. Singsit
3 goals

Churchill Brothers missing players

NEROCA missing players

Churchill Brothers NEROCA
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
8 4 1 Played P 1 4 8
4 1 1 Won W 0 2 2
4 3 0 Drew D 0 1 2
0 0 0 Lost L 1 1 4
11 3 2 Scored S 3 9 13
4 1 0 Conceded C 4 4 13
62% 50% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 75% 88%
50% 50% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 88%
25% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 50% 62%
12% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 50% 38%
12% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 100% 25% 25%
38% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 25% 62%
62% 75% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 75% 38%
38% 50% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 12%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.9 2 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4 1.8 1.4
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 3
 
5.6 2.2 2 Shots (avg) S ( 3 4 4.6
2.1 1 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 3 2.6
65% 75% 100% Goal Efficiency G E 100% 75% 62%
Key stats in I-League this season:
  • Churchill Brothers has the fewest conceded goals (4) in I-League
  • Churchill Brothers has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (1) in I-League
  • Churchill Brothers have not yet lost a game.
  • Churchill Brothers have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • NEROCA has the most conceded goals in the first half (9) in I-League
  • NEROCA has the most scored goals (9) away in I-League
  • NEROCA have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded away.
  • NEROCA have scored at least twice as many goals away as Churchill Brothers 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 Churchill Brothers 8 4 4 0 11 4 4 1 3 0 3 1 4 3 1 0 8 3 7 16
2 Minerva Punjab 9 4 3 2 11 7 5 2 2 1 3 1 4 2 1 1 8 6 4 15
3 Real Kashmir 8 3 5 0 15 6 5 2 3 0 13 6 3 1 2 0 2 0 9 14
4 Aizawl 8 3 3 2 9 5 4 2 2 0 7 2 4 1 1 2 2 3 4 12
5 Gokulam 7 3 1 3 13 11 3 1 1 1 5 5 4 2 0 2 8 6 2 10
6 TRAU 8 2 4 2 9 10 5 2 1 2 6 7 3 0 3 0 3 3 -1 10
7 Mohammedan 8 2 4 2 5 7 3 1 2 0 2 1 5 1 2 2 3 6 -2 10
8 Sudeva 8 2 3 3 9 7 3 1 0 2 3 3 5 1 3 1 6 4 2 9
9 Chennai City 8 3 0 5 6 14 4 1 0 3 2 8 4 2 0 2 4 6 -8 9
10 NEROCA 8 2 2 4 13 13 4 0 1 3 4 9 4 2 1 1 9 4 0 8
11 Arrows 8 1 1 6 5 22 4 1 0 3 4 11 4 0 1 3 1 11 -17 4

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The I-League is one of two top level football leagues in India (the other is Indian Super League). It is officially known as the Hero I-League. The season runs from October to March with eleven teams playing 20 matches each to decide the final league table and the champion.