Virsliga match preview: Liepāja versus Valmiera / BSS

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Competition: Latvia Virsliga
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadions Daugava (5083 seats)

The season is still fairly new and the Virsliga table has to be read with caution. So far Liepāja find themselves in 5th position and Valmiera / BSS are placed 3rd.

Insights:
  • Valmiera / BSS have the most points from losing position (4) in Virsliga

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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Liepāja form and stats

Only two Virsliga home games for Liepāja so far, yet both highs and lows with 1 win, 0 draws and 1 defeat.

Liepāja are anxiously hoping for a goal as it's been 180 minutes since the last one in league fixtures. (Scored by S. Keita).

Preceding that match was a defeat to Riga (0-2).

As you see from the result above, Liepāja suffered greatly in their last game. Thankfully the team has a new chance to prove themselves in this one.

It's still early days, but we have some goal stats for the Liepāja at home in the league. 4 on target and 3 scored by the opposition; from 2 matches.

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Valmiera / BSS form and stats

Only one away game in the Virsliga so far for Valmiera / BSS and it resulted in three points. Last season the statistics for their away games were 6 victories, 5 draws and 3 losses from 14 travels.

Valmiera / BSS have the goal stats of 3-2 (for/against) from 1 business trip in the league at this early stage of the season.

Head 2 Head

Last ten meetings between the teams: Liepāja won four, Valmiera / BSS won four and two draws. four games with over 2,5 goals, six matches with two goals or less.

Liepāja missing players

Valmiera / BSS missing players

Liepāja Valmiera / BSS
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
3 2 0 Played P 1 1 3
1 1 0 Won W 1 1 2
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 1
2 1 0 Lost L 0 0 0
4 4 0 Scored S 3 3 6
7 3 0 Conceded C 2 2 4
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
100% 100% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 67%
67% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 100% 67%
67% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 100% 67%
33% 50% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 100% 100% 33%
33% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 100% 67%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 33%
67% 50% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3 1.5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 3 2.3
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10.7 12.5 0 Shots (avg) S ( 16 16 12.3
3.3 4 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 9 9 5.3
40% 50% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 33% 38%
Key stats in Virsliga this season:
  • Valmiera / BSS have the most points from losing position (4) in Virsliga
Liepāja Last season Valmiera / BSS
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
27 14   Played P   14 27
12 6   Won W   6 13
6 4   Drew D   5 8
9 4   Lost L   3 6
57 26   Scored S   23 47
34 19   Conceded C   22 33
100% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 100%
89% 79%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   86% 81%
63% 57%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   57% 56%
41% 43%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   43% 37%
26% 29%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   21% 15%
52% 57%   BTTS BTTS   71% 48%
33% 29%   Clean Sheets C S   14% 33%
15% 14%   Failed to Score F T   14% 19%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
2.5 2.9   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   3 2.4
2 2   Red cards R C   1 2
 
10.7 11.7   Shots (avg) S (   11.2 10.8
5 4.6   Shots on Target (avg) S O   4.8 4.7
38% 41%   Goal Efficiency G E   34% 36%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Riga 3 3 0 0 11 1 1 1 0 0 6 1 2 2 0 0 5 0 10 9
2 FC Daugavpils / Progress 3 2 1 0 7 5 2 2 0 0 5 3 1 0 1 0 2 2 2 7
3 Valmiera / BSS 3 2 1 0 6 4 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 3 2 2 7
4 Rigas FS 3 1 1 1 7 4 2 1 0 1 6 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 3 4
5 Liepāja 3 1 0 2 4 7 2 1 0 1 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 -3 3
6 Spartaks Jurmala 3 1 0 2 3 8 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 8 -5 3
7 Ventspils 3 0 1 2 1 5 2 0 1 1 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 -4 1
8 Metta / LU 3 0 0 3 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 8 -5 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Riga 27 23 1 3 60 18 14 12 1 1 32 9 13 11 0 2 28 9 42 70
2 Rigas FS 27 21 3 3 66 21 13 11 1 1 32 9 14 10 2 2 34 12 45 66
3 Valmiera / BSS 27 13 8 6 47 33 13 7 3 3 24 11 14 6 5 3 23 22 14 47
4 Liepāja 27 12 6 9 57 34 14 6 4 4 26 19 13 6 2 5 31 15 23 42
5 Ventspils 27 11 9 7 37 25 13 7 4 2 22 11 14 4 5 5 15 14 12 42
6 Spartaks Jurmala 27 11 7 9 53 44 13 4 4 5 29 23 14 7 3 4 24 21 9 40
7 Jelgava 27 6 4 17 19 64 14 4 2 8 14 36 13 2 2 9 5 28 -45 22
8 FC Daugavpils / Progress 27 5 5 17 30 48 14 3 3 8 13 23 13 2 2 9 17 25 -18 20
9 Metta / LU 27 4 4 19 22 55 13 3 2 8 12 22 14 1 2 11 10 33 -33 16
10 Tukums 27 3 5 19 21 70 14 2 2 10 10 35 13 1 3 9 11 35 -49 14