Iraqi League: Al Zawra'a - Al Shorta preview and statistics

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Competition: Iraq Iraqi League
Competition: Sat 20.February
Match begins: 15:30 (UTC)
Venue: Al-Shaab Stadium (40000 seats)

Al Zawra'a and Al Shorta are both riding high in the Iraqi League with their 2nd and 3rd positions respectively. Expect a great game!

Insights:
  • Al Zawra'a have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Al Shorta has the most clean sheets (12) in Iraqi League

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 is a local derby, usually meaning added tension and importance.

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Al Zawra'a form and stats

Al Zawra'a have played 9 Iraqi League games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 4-4-1 (wins-draws-losses).

Al Zawra'a has scored 12 league goals at home this season, in 9 matches. From these home matches, Al Zawra'a have conceded only 7 goals.

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Al Shorta form and stats

The away team, who have the most clean sheets (12) in Iraqi League, have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 5 wins, 3 draws and only 1 loss in the Iraqi League. Things are running smoothly for Shorta who hasn't tasted defeat in their last 14 matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against Al Diwaniya. Al Shorta are enjoying a nice run from their away games now, having played seven in a row without losing.

The visiting Al Shorta have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 11 goals from 9 games. Shorta are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 5 times in 9 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Al Shorta - Zawra'a 1-1, played this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Zawra'a one win, eight draws and Al Shorta one victory. As for goals, one match ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), nine games had two or less.

Al Zawra'a missing players

Al Shorta missing players

Al Zawra'a Al Shorta
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
19 9 2 Played P 1 9 19
9 4 0 Won W 0 5 9
9 4 1 Drew D 1 3 9
1 1 1 Lost L 0 1 1
24 12 1 Scored S 0 11 22
11 7 2 Conceded C 0 5 10
89% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 89% 79%
68% 67% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 56% 53%
21% 33% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 22% 16%
5% 11% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 11% 11%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 5%
47% 56% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 22% 32%
47% 33% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 67% 63%
16% 11% 50% Failed to Score F T 100% 22% 26%
 
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 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1 1.2
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
12.7 13.2 13 Shots (avg) S ( 4 7 7.6
4.4 4.4 8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 1.6 2.6
23% 18% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 75% 42%
Key stats in Iraqi League this season:
  • Al Shorta has the most clean sheets (12) in Iraqi League
  • Al Shorta have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Al Shorta have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Al Zawra'a have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Al Zawra'a have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Al Zawra'a haven’t played a single 0-0 game at 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 19 12 5 2 30 10 10 8 1 1 23 7 9 4 4 1 7 3 20 41
2 Al Zawra'a 19 9 9 1 24 11 9 4 4 1 12 7 10 5 5 0 12 4 13 36
3 Al Shorta 19 9 9 1 22 10 10 4 6 0 11 5 9 5 3 1 11 5 12 36
4 Naft Al-Wasat 19 8 7 4 25 17 9 4 1 4 12 10 10 4 6 0 13 7 8 31
5 Al Najaf 19 8 7 4 17 11 9 2 5 2 5 6 10 6 2 2 12 5 6 31
6 Zakho 19 6 11 2 17 13 10 4 5 1 10 7 9 2 6 1 7 6 4 29
7 Naft 19 7 7 5 22 19 10 3 5 2 13 10 9 4 2 3 9 9 3 28
8 Naft Maysan 19 6 10 3 19 17 9 3 6 0 9 6 10 3 4 3 10 11 2 28
9 Baghdad 19 6 6 7 12 14 10 2 4 4 7 8 9 4 2 3 5 6 -2 24
10 Al Diwaniya 19 4 11 4 11 14 10 3 6 1 7 5 9 1 5 3 4 9 -3 23
11 Al Karkh 19 6 4 9 15 18 9 4 1 4 8 9 10 2 3 5 7 9 -3 22
12 Al Minaa Basra 19 5 6 8 18 22 9 3 3 3 7 7 10 2 3 5 11 15 -4 21
13 Naft Al-Janoob 19 5 6 8 14 21 9 3 1 5 6 10 10 2 5 3 8 11 -7 21
14 Al Kahrabaa 19 4 8 7 18 20 9 2 4 3 8 9 10 2 4 4 10 11 -2 20
15 Erbil 19 4 7 8 18 20 9 3 3 3 12 7 10 1 4 5 6 13 -2 19
16 Al Talaba 19 4 7 8 16 23 10 2 3 5 8 12 9 2 4 3 8 11 -7 19
17 Al-Qasim 19 3 8 8 19 24 10 2 4 4 11 13 9 1 4 4 8 11 -5 17
18 Al Simawa 19 4 5 10 11 27 10 4 4 2 7 6 9 0 1 8 4 21 -16 17
19 Al Hudod 19 2 10 7 16 23 9 1 4 4 9 13 10 1 6 3 7 10 -7 16
20 Alsinaat Alkahrabaiya 19 2 9 8 9 19 10 2 6 2 5 6 9 0 3 6 4 13 -10 15