Iraqi League match preview: Al Karkh versus Al Minaa Basra

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Competition: Iraq Iraqi League
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Al-Karkh Stadium (6000 seats)

Al Karkh and Al Minaa Basra have both delivered a "par" performance so far, to use a golfing expression. Both hold mid-table positions in the Iraqi League.

Insights:
  • Al Minaa Basra have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

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!

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Al Karkh form and stats

Al Karkh have collected 18 points from their Iraqi League home games so far after 5-3-5.

Al Karkh aren't scoring a lot here at Al-Karkh Stadium in the league, with only 11 goals from 13 games. From these home matches, Al Karkh have conceded only 12 goals.

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Al Minaa Basra form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Al Minaa Basra so far with only 12 points returning home. The records show 2-6-5 (win-draw-lose). Al Minaa Basra has built quite a streak of draws from their away games now, as four in a row has ended all square. Will this streak be broken in today's game?

Al Minaa Basra have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper. It's been 252 minutes since they last conceded in Iraqi League.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Al Minaa Basra have scored 14 goals in 13 league games away. As opposed to that, Al Minaa Basra have seen the ball go into their own net 18 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Al Minaa Basra - Karkh 2-2. Last ten meetings between the teams: Al Karkh won two, Al Minaa Basra won four and four draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Al Karkh missing players

Al Minaa Basra missing players

Al Karkh Al Minaa Basra
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
26 13 3 Played P 3 13 26
7 5 1 Won W 1 2 7
9 3 0 Drew D 2 6 10
10 5 2 Lost L 0 5 9
20 11 2 Scored S 4 14 26
23 12 3 Conceded C 3 18 29
81% 92% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 85% 85%
50% 62% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 69% 58%
27% 23% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 54% 38%
8% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 23% 23%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 4%
35% 38% 0% BTTS BTTS 67% 69% 50%
35% 31% 33% Clean Sheets C S 33% 15% 31%
50% 38% 67% Failed to Score F T 33% 31% 35%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.6 1.5 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.5 2.2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
6.9 2.8 3.5 Shots (avg) S ( 7 7.3 9
2.6 1.2 1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 1.7 2.5
33% 60% 100% Goal Efficiency G E 100% 70% 47%
Key stats in Iraqi League this season:
  • Al Minaa Basra have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than 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 Al Quwa Al Jawiya 26 18 5 3 44 16 13 11 1 1 32 10 13 7 4 2 12 6 28 59
2 Al Shorta 26 13 10 3 39 14 13 7 6 0 25 6 13 6 4 3 14 8 25 49
3 Al Zawra'a 26 12 12 2 30 13 13 7 5 1 18 7 13 5 7 1 12 6 17 48
4 Al Najaf 26 13 9 4 28 15 12 4 6 2 10 8 14 9 3 2 18 7 13 48
5 Naft Al-Wasat 26 12 9 5 29 18 12 5 2 5 13 11 14 7 7 0 16 7 11 45
6 Zakho 26 8 13 5 24 23 13 6 6 1 14 9 13 2 7 4 10 14 1 37
7 Naft Maysan 26 8 12 6 24 23 13 3 7 3 10 10 13 5 5 3 14 13 1 36
8 Baghdad 26 9 9 8 21 20 14 3 6 5 10 11 12 6 3 3 11 9 1 36
9 Naft 26 8 11 7 24 22 14 4 7 3 14 11 12 4 4 4 10 11 2 35
10 Al Minaa Basra 26 7 10 9 26 29 13 5 4 4 12 11 13 2 6 5 14 18 -3 31
11 Al Karkh 26 7 9 10 20 23 13 5 3 5 11 12 13 2 6 5 9 11 -3 30
12 Naft Al-Janoob 26 7 9 10 24 32 13 5 3 5 13 15 13 2 6 5 11 17 -8 30
13 Erbil 26 6 11 9 28 26 13 4 5 4 20 12 13 2 6 5 8 14 2 29
14 Al Diwaniya 26 5 13 8 14 25 13 4 8 1 9 6 13 1 5 7 5 19 -11 28
15 Al Talaba 26 6 9 11 24 32 13 3 3 7 11 16 13 3 6 4 13 16 -8 27
16 Alsinaat Alkahrabaiya 26 5 11 10 15 24 13 4 7 2 8 7 13 1 4 8 7 17 -9 26
17 Al Kahrabaa 26 4 12 10 23 28 12 2 6 4 10 12 14 2 6 6 13 16 -5 24
18 Al-Qasim 26 4 10 12 24 36 14 2 5 7 14 20 12 2 5 5 10 16 -12 22
19 Al Hudod 26 2 13 11 21 35 13 1 7 5 12 18 13 1 6 6 9 17 -14 19
20 Al Simawa 26 4 7 15 13 41 13 4 5 4 8 9 13 0 2 11 5 32 -28 19