Game guide for Iraqi League: Baghdad - Al Talaba

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Competition: Iraq Iraqi League
Competition: Sun 16.January
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)

This season has been demanding for Baghdad so far, while Al Talaba have enjoyed success. Will the visitors claim three points?

Insights:
  • Al Talaba have the most scored goals in the first half (14) in Iraqi League

These teams have little in common geographically as Al Talaba have to travel 1500 kilometers to reach their opponents. The trip home will be especially long if the match ends in defeat.

There has not been much time to rest for the guests, as they played a Iraqi League game only four days ago.

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Baghdad form and stats

When playing at home in the Iraqi League, Baghdad have managed 2 wins, 5 draws and suffered 2 defeats from 9 games. Baghdad has three losses from their three previous games and the tension is increasing in the dressing room for both the manager and the players.

Kareem was the last player to score a league goal for Baghdad and it's becoming a more and more distant memory as Baghdad haven't scored in 242 minutes.

The fans are hoping that Baghdad will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-2 away loss in the Iraqi League game against Al Diwaniya (placed 18th).

Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Al Najaf (0-1).

Baghdad aren't scoring a lot here in the league, with only 8 goals from 9 games. Baghdad's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 9 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Al Talaba form and stats

As the visiting team in Iraqi League matches, Al Talaba have produced an overall stat of 4-1-4 so far.

Al Talaba played 0-0 against Al Minaa Basra in their previous match.

Before that one, a nice away victory 2-1 at Al Karkh.

The visiting Talaba have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 10 goals from 9 games. 9 goals have been conceded by Al Talaba in these games.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Baghdad three wins, five draws and Al Talaba two victories. As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), seven games had two or less.

Baghdad missing players

Al Talaba missing players

Baghdad Al Talaba
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
18 9 2 Played P 3 9 18
4 2 0 Won W 3 4 10
7 5 1 Drew D 0 1 4
7 2 1 Lost L 0 4 4
14 8 2 Scored S 6 10 26
20 9 4 Conceded C 1 9 15
83% 78% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
67% 67% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 56% 61%
28% 22% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 44% 44%
11% 22% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 11% 22%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 6%
44% 44% 100% BTTS BTTS 33% 33% 39%
33% 44% 0% Clean Sheets C S 67% 33% 44%
39% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 22%
 
4.2 4.6 3 Corners for (avg) C F 7 5 3.8
6.2 6.1 6 Corners against (avg) C A 2 3.5 4.1
2.5 2.7 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.5 2
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.6 9.4 8 Shots (avg) S ( 8 7.5 7.4
2.8 3 2.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 3 2.6
41% 38% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 100% 50% 74%
 
10.8 10.9 13.5 Shots against (avg) S A 13 10 8.1
4.1 4.4 6.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 6 3.5 2.2
Key stats in Iraqi League this season:
  • Al Talaba have the most scored goals in the first half (14) in Iraqi League
  • Al Talaba have won significantly more corners away than at home.
  • Al Talaba 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 Al Shorta 18 16 2 0 35 10 9 7 2 0 16 5 9 9 0 0 19 5 25 50
2 Al Talaba 18 10 4 4 26 15 9 6 3 0 16 6 9 4 1 4 10 9 11 34
3 Al Zawra'a 17 10 4 3 24 13 9 7 0 2 15 7 8 3 4 1 9 6 11 34
4 Naft Al-Wasat 18 10 4 4 23 14 9 6 1 2 14 6 9 4 3 2 9 8 9 34
5 Al Quwa Al Jawiya 18 10 3 5 23 13 9 7 1 1 15 5 9 3 2 4 8 8 10 33
6 Zakho 18 7 8 3 18 11 8 3 3 2 7 5 10 4 5 1 11 6 7 29
7 Al Najaf 18 8 4 6 15 11 8 4 1 3 7 6 10 4 3 3 8 5 4 28
8 Naft Al-Janoob 18 6 7 5 24 22 9 3 5 1 10 8 9 3 2 4 14 14 2 25
9 Naft 18 4 11 3 10 10 9 1 6 2 3 4 9 3 5 1 7 6 0 23
10 Al Sinaah 18 5 8 5 13 14 9 4 2 3 6 5 9 1 6 2 7 9 -1 23
11 Naft Maysan 18 6 4 8 15 20 10 5 1 4 12 11 8 1 3 4 3 9 -5 22
12 Al-Qasim 18 3 11 4 15 18 9 3 6 0 8 5 9 0 5 4 7 13 -3 20
13 Erbil 18 5 5 8 16 21 10 4 2 4 11 9 8 1 3 4 5 12 -5 20
14 Baghdad 18 4 7 7 14 20 9 2 5 2 8 9 9 2 2 5 6 11 -6 19
15 Al Kahrabaa 18 4 6 8 16 21 8 2 3 3 8 9 10 2 3 5 8 12 -5 18
16 Al Karkh 18 2 10 6 13 16 9 0 5 4 6 10 9 2 5 2 7 6 -3 16
17 Newroz SC 18 4 4 10 17 26 8 2 3 3 8 11 10 2 1 7 9 15 -9 16
18 Al Diwaniya 17 4 3 10 13 27 9 3 2 4 11 13 8 1 1 6 2 14 -14 15
19 Al Minaa Basra 18 1 11 6 15 22 10 1 7 2 10 10 8 0 4 4 5 12 -7 14
20 Samaraa 18 0 4 14 7 28 9 0 2 7 3 14 9 0 2 7 4 14 -21 4