Persian Gulf Pro League match preview and statistics: Sepahan fight Naft Masjed Soleyman

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Competition: Iran Persian Gulf Pro League
Competition: Mon 12.April
Match begins: 14:20 (UTC)
Venue: Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium (75000 seats)

The league table in Persian Gulf Pro League tells a story about these teams so far, with Sepahan leading Naft Masjed Soleyman by 20 points. Match preview to follow:

Insights:
  • Sepahan have the most scored goals (35) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Naft Masjed Soleyman have the fewest points from losing position (0) in Persian Gulf Pro League

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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Sepahan form and stats

Sepahan, who have the most scored goals (35) in Persian Gulf Pro League, are steadily winning Persian Gulf Pro League games and points here at Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium. 6 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat is the summary from 9 games. The team is able to perform also as the away side, as they are nurturing a very healthy winning streak of six straight victories regardless of arena. There’s a good atmosphere here at Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium after three straight home wins.

Nothing to worry about in defence for Sepahan, as their goalkeeper Payam Niazmand has completely shut out the opponents for 225 minutes in the Persian Gulf Pro League.

Ahead of that match, Sepahan won a home game hosting Tractor Sazi (2-0).

Sepahan have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Naghsh-e-Jahan Stadium with 15 goals in 9 league matches. Sepahan have only conceded 6 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Naft Masjed Soleyman form and stats

Naft Masjed Soleyman, who have the fewest scored goals (2) away in Persian Gulf Pro League, have only collected 7 points from their away games in the Persian Gulf Pro League, after 1-4-4 (9 played).

It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Persepolis wasn't a success with a 1-2 loss.

There's been a serious shortage of goals from Soleyman's away games in the league this season with only 2 goals from 9 matches. It's worth mentioning that 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Soleyman are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 7 times in 9 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Naft Masjed Soleyman - Sepahan 3-1 played earlier this season. Numbers for the last seven meetings between these two teams are: four wins for Sepahan, two draws and one win for Naft Masjed Soleyman. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: five games.

Top Goalscorers

SepahanS. Shahbazzadeh
S. Shahbazzadeh
16 goals
Naft Masjed SoleymanS. Hosseini
S. Hosseini
5 goals
SepahanS. Hosseini
S. Hosseini
4 goals

Sepahan missing players

Naft Masjed Soleyman missing players

Sepahan Naft Masjed Soleyman
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
19 9 3 Played P 2 9 19
12 6 1 Won W 0 1 4
4 2 1 Drew D 1 4 8
3 1 1 Lost L 1 4 7
35 15 6 Scored S 1 2 13
19 6 4 Conceded C 2 7 17
95% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 56% 74%
74% 78% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 33% 53%
53% 33% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 11% 21%
37% 22% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 11%
11% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
58% 44% 67% BTTS BTTS 50% 11% 37%
42% 56% 33% Clean Sheets C S 50% 56% 37%
5% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 78% 53%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 2 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.6 1.8
1 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
10 9.8 10.7 Shots (avg) S ( 4 7 6.4
4.4 3.1 3.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 0.9 1.8
42% 54% 60% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 12% 34%
Key stats in Persian Gulf Pro League this season:
  • Naft Masjed Soleyman have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Naft Masjed Soleyman have the fewest points from losing position (0) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Naft Masjed Soleyman have the fewest scored goals (2) away in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Sepahan have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Sepahan have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Sepahan have scored more than double the goals of Naft Masjed Soleyman.
  • Sepahan have the fewest matches under the total-line (4) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Sepahan have the most scored goals (15) at home in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Sepahan have the most scored goals (35) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Sepahan have the most scored goals in the first half (22) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Sepahan have the the best goal difference (+16) in Persian Gulf Pro League
  • Sepahan haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Sepahan is in the best form (6-0-0)

  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 19 12 4 3 35 19 9 6 2 1 15 6 10 6 2 2 20 13 16 40
2 Persepolis 19 10 8 1 25 10 10 8 2 0 14 4 9 2 6 1 11 6 15 38
3 Esteghlal 19 9 7 3 22 12 9 5 3 1 10 4 10 4 4 2 12 8 10 34
4 Foolad 18 6 9 3 17 11 8 5 3 0 10 2 10 1 6 3 7 9 6 27
5 Tractor Sazi 19 7 6 6 17 17 10 2 4 4 6 8 9 5 2 2 11 9 0 27
6 Aluminium Arak 19 6 9 4 18 21 10 3 5 2 11 14 9 3 4 2 7 7 -3 27
7 Gol Gohar 18 7 5 6 21 20 10 3 3 4 13 15 8 4 2 2 8 5 1 26
8 Sanat Naft 19 6 7 6 15 15 9 5 3 1 11 6 10 1 4 5 4 9 0 25
9 Mes Rafsanjan 19 6 7 6 14 14 9 3 2 4 8 8 10 3 5 2 6 6 0 25
10 Paykan 19 6 7 6 18 19 9 4 4 1 11 7 10 2 3 5 7 12 -1 25
11 Padideh Khorasan 19 6 6 7 19 21 9 4 3 2 11 7 10 2 3 5 8 14 -2 24
12 Naft Masjed Soleyman 19 4 8 7 13 17 10 3 4 3 11 10 9 1 4 4 2 7 -4 20
13 Saipa 19 3 9 7 10 16 10 2 5 3 5 6 9 1 4 4 5 10 -6 18
14 Zob Ahan 19 3 8 8 18 25 10 2 5 3 9 11 9 1 3 5 9 14 -7 17
15 Nassaji Mazandaran 19 4 4 11 16 23 10 2 4 4 9 11 9 2 0 7 7 12 -7 16
16 Machine Sazi 19 1 6 12 12 30 9 1 3 5 6 11 10 0 3 7 6 19 -18 9