Perhaps a welcome break from league football as Shabab Al Ordon & Al Jazeera face off to decide who makes it to next stage of the Shield Cup. All the pre-match information is available here!
It should be mentioned that Al Jazeera play their home matches on artifical turf, so they have to adjust for this one as it's played on grass. Does it matter? Recent statistics for Al Jazeera on grass are 25 victories, 12 draws and 10 defeats from 47 games. In these matches they have a goal statistics scored/conceded: 76-48. You can compare this with overall results below.
This is a local derby, usually meaning added tension and importance.
Shabab Al Ordon form and statsShabab Al Ordon was eliminated in the semi-finals last season in the Shield Cup.
The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Premier League this season. Shabab Al Ordon have only managed 1 win, 5 draws and 5 losses from their games here. Shabab has three losses from their three previous games and the tension is increasing in the dressing room for both the manager and the players. The Shabab manager might feel some added pressure to get something from this game after two straight home defeats.
and it's becoming a more and more distant memory as Shabab Al Ordon haven't scored in 189 minutes.
Prior to that, an away loss at Sahab in the Premier League.
Shabab are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 13 goals in 11 games. Shabab have conceded 20 from these games.
Al Jazeera form and statsThey also participated in Shield Cup last season. This ended in the group stage.
The away team have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 6 wins, 4 draws and only 1 loss in the Premier League. Al Jazeera are enjoying a nice run from their away games now, having played nine in a row without losing.
Jazeera have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper. It's been 205 minutes since they last conceded in Premier League.
Preceding that game was the away Premier League victory against Al Ramtha with the score of 1-0.
Al Jazeera has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 18 goals from 11 games. It's not easy to score on Jazeera as they have only conceded 10 goals from these away games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only -1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.
Head 2 HeadHead-2-head stats last ten meetings: two - one - seven (Shabab wins - draws - Al Jazeera wins). As for goals, six matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four had two or less.
Shabab Al Ordon missing players
Al Jazeera missing players
|Shabab Al Ordon||Al Jazeera|
|88%||77%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||100%|
|72%||69%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||82%||80%|
|52%||54%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||55%||52%|
|48%||54%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||18%||24%|
|20%||15%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||4%|
|16%||23%||Clean Sheets||C S||27%||28%|
|36%||54%||Failed to Score||F T||0%||12%|
|0||0||Corners for (avg)||C F||0||0|
|0||0||Corners against (avg)||C A||0||0|
|1.4||1.4||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.6||1.3|
|1||1||Red cards||R C||0||1|
|9.7||8.8||Shots (avg)||S (||12.9||13|
|4.2||3.6||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||5.5||4.9|
|29%||28%||Goal Efficiency||G E||31%||30%|
|2||Shabab Al Ordon||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|9||Shabab Al Ordon||22||5||7||10||29||38||11||1||5||5||13||20||11||4||2||5||16||18||-9||22|