Persepolis vs Saipa: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Iran Persian Gulf Pro League
Competition: Wed 24.February
Match begins: 13:45 (UTC)
Venue: Azadi Stadium

The league table in Persian Gulf Pro League tells a story about these teams so far, with Persepolis leading Saipa by 10 points. Match preview to follow:

Insights:
  • Persepolis has the fewest conceded goals (8) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Saipa has the fewest scored goals in the first half (1) in Persian Gulf Pro 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.

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

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Persepolis form and stats

6-2-0 is the performance here at Azadi Stadium so far in the Persian Gulf Pro League, giving Persepolis a total of 20 from their 8 games here. Outstanding results! After failing to beat Sepahan here at Azadi Stadium, Persepolis has put together a very nice winning streak on their own turf with four wins in a row. The team is doing great wherever they are playing as Persepolis has won five games in a row. The Aluminium Arak match was the last time out without a victory.

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper not having conceded a league goal in 277 minutes.

Before that game, the 1-0 home victory against Paykan.

Persepolis has scored 11 league goals at home this season, in 8 matches. As for guarding their own goal, Persepolis have only let in 3 goals at home.

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Saipa form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Saipa so far with only 7 points returning home. The records show 1-4-2 (win-draw-lose).

Saipa failed to get anything from their last game, a Persian Gulf Pro League home match vs Tractor Sazi (placed 8th) that ended with defeat 1-2. Preceding that game, the 1-1 draw paying a visit to Aluminium Arak.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Saipa as they have only managed to score 5 times from 7 away games in the league. 8 goals have been conceded by Saipa in these games.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Saipa - Persepolis 0-0, played this season. Persepolis-Saipa H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Persepolis five wins, Saipa two wins, three draws. four of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

PersepolisA. Nourollahi
A. Nourollahi
4 goals
PersepolisS. Hosseini Khoskebijari
S. Hosseini Khoskebijari
3 goals
PersepolisV. Amiri
V. Amiri
2 goals

Persepolis missing players

Saipa missing players

Persepolis Saipa
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
15 8 4 Played P 3 7 15
8 6 3 Won W 1 1 3
6 2 1 Drew D 1 4 8
1 0 0 Lost L 1 2 4
17 11 7 Scored S 2 5 10
8 3 2 Conceded C 4 8 13
80% 88% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 80%
47% 50% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 71% 53%
33% 38% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 14% 20%
7% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
40% 38% 50% BTTS BTTS 33% 57% 47%
60% 62% 50% Clean Sheets C S 33% 14% 33%
20% 12% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 29% 40%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.3 1.1 1.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.8 2.7
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.9 9.8 10.2 Shots (avg) S ( 4 4 5.8
4 4.4 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1.3 1.4 2.4
29% 31% 35% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 57% 29%
Key stats in Persian Gulf Pro League this season:
  • Persepolis has the fewest conceded goals (8) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Persepolis has the most clean sheets (8) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Persepolis has the most points (20) at home in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Persepolis has the the best goal difference (+8) at home in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Persepolis has the the best goal difference (+8) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Persepolis have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Persepolis have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Persepolis have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Persepolis have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Saipa have scored away.
  • Saipa has the fewest scored goals in the first half (1) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Saipa haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Sepahan 15 8 4 3 25 18 7 4 2 1 12 6 8 4 2 2 13 12 7 28
2 Persepolis 14 7 6 1 16 8 8 6 2 0 11 3 6 1 4 1 5 5 8 27
3 Esteghlal 15 7 5 3 18 11 7 4 2 1 9 4 8 3 3 2 9 7 7 26
4 Foolad 15 5 8 2 16 10 7 4 3 0 9 2 8 1 5 2 7 8 6 23
5 Sanat Naft 15 6 5 4 15 12 7 5 1 1 11 6 8 1 4 3 4 6 3 23
6 Gol Gohar 14 6 4 4 18 13 7 2 2 3 10 9 7 4 2 1 8 4 5 22
7 Aluminium Arak 15 5 7 3 15 14 8 3 4 1 10 8 7 2 3 2 5 6 1 22
8 Tractor Sazi 15 6 4 5 14 13 8 1 3 4 4 7 7 5 1 1 10 6 1 22
9 Mes Rafsanjan 15 6 4 5 13 12 7 3 1 3 7 6 8 3 3 2 6 6 1 22
10 Naft Masjed Soleyman 15 4 6 5 11 12 8 3 3 2 10 7 7 1 3 3 1 5 -1 18
11 Paykan 15 4 6 5 15 17 7 2 4 1 8 7 8 2 2 4 7 10 -2 18
12 Padideh Khorasan 15 5 3 7 15 19 7 3 2 2 8 6 8 2 1 5 7 13 -4 18
13 Saipa 15 3 8 4 10 13 8 2 4 2 5 5 7 1 4 2 5 8 -3 17
14 Zob Ahan 15 1 8 6 15 23 8 0 5 3 6 11 7 1 3 3 9 12 -8 11
15 Nassaji Mazandaran 15 2 3 10 11 20 8 1 3 4 7 10 7 1 0 6 4 10 -9 9
16 Machine Sazi 15 1 5 9 10 22 7 1 2 4 5 8 8 0 3 5 5 14 -12 8