Safa vs Al Nejmeh: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Lebanon Premier League
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 14:05 (UTC)

This could be an interesting match as Safa have their presumed home advantage while Al Nejmeh are ahead 9 points in the Premier League table.

Insights:
  • All of Safa's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Al Nejmeh is in the best form (5-1-0)

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

This stadium uses artifical turf, unlike Al Nejmeh's home stadium. The visitors last two games on artifical turf have ended in 2 wins, 0 draws and 0 losses.

These teams are so close in distance that this match is special, a derby with local pride the main prize.

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Safa form and stats

The story so far in the Premier League for Safa at their home stadium is 1 win, 1 draw and 2 defeats.

A decent goal production from Safa in their home games so far, with 7 goals from 4 league matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 7 goals have been conceded.

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Al Nejmeh form and stats

Al Nejmeh's travelling support has been rewarded for their time and money so far this season, having witnessed Al Nejmeh, who have the most scored goals (16) away in Premier League, collect 15 points from their 7 away matches in the Premier League. 4 victories and 3 draws have created these points (and only 0 defeats). Things are running smoothly for Nejmeh who hasn't tasted defeat in their last 13 matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against Safa. The away team travel with confidence. Not since the Safa game have they lost an away game, meaning Al Nejmeh has taken points from seven away matches in a row.

The Al Nejmeh goalkeeper is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 180 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

That result followed a home victory 1-0 versus Al Ahed.

Nejmeh have scored more than twice on average per away game (in the league), an impressive attacking display. They have 16 goals from 7 away matches. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (6 so far).

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Safa - Al Nejmeh 1-1. Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Safa won five games, one match ended with a draw and Al Nejmeh has four wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / six

Safa missing players

Al Nejmeh missing players

Safa Al Nejmeh
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
13 4 1 Played P 2 7 13
6 1 0 Won W 1 4 9
2 1 0 Drew D 1 3 4
5 2 1 Lost L 0 0 0
20 7 0 Scored S 5 16 27
19 7 2 Conceded C 2 6 8
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
77% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 92%
54% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 71% 54%
31% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 43% 23%
23% 50% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
46% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 71% 54%
38% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 29% 46%
15% 25% 100% 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
0.7 2 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.5 0.6
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0.7 2 2 Shots (avg) S ( 0 5 4
0.3 1 1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 1 1
500% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 250% 180%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Al Nejmeh have not yet lost a game.
  • Al Nejmeh have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Al Nejmeh have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Al Nejmeh have scored at least twice as many goals away as Safa have scored home.
  • Al Nejmeh have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Al Nejmeh have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (3) in Premier League
  • Al Nejmeh have the most points from losing position (10) in Premier League
  • Al Nejmeh have the most scored goals (16) away in Premier League
  • Al Nejmeh have the the best goal difference (+10) away in Premier League
  • Al Nejmeh haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Al Nejmeh is in the best form (5-1-0)
  • All of Al Nejmeh's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Safa's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Safa haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  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 Ansar 11 9 0 2 28 5 5 4 0 1 18 3 6 5 0 1 10 2 23 27
2 Al Nejmeh 11 7 4 0 23 8 4 3 1 0 7 2 7 4 3 0 16 6 15 25
3 Shabab Al Sahel 11 7 3 1 13 3 6 4 1 1 8 2 5 3 2 0 5 1 10 24
4 Al Akhaa Al Ahli 11 5 4 2 8 6 4 2 1 1 3 3 7 3 3 1 5 3 2 19
5 Al Ahed 11 4 5 2 13 10 6 2 3 1 7 4 5 2 2 1 6 6 3 17
6 Safa 11 5 1 5 17 17 4 1 1 2 7 7 7 4 0 3 10 10 0 16
7 Bourj 11 3 5 3 12 11 5 1 2 2 5 6 6 2 3 1 7 5 1 14
8 Tripoli 11 3 4 4 6 9 7 1 3 3 2 8 4 2 1 1 4 1 -3 13
9 Shabab El Bourj 11 3 3 5 13 11 10 2 3 5 10 11 1 1 0 0 3 0 2 12
10 Tadamon Sour 11 1 4 6 3 9 4 0 1 3 0 4 7 1 3 3 3 5 -6 7
11 Shabab Al Ghazieh 11 2 0 9 6 21 5 1 0 4 3 8 6 1 0 5 3 13 -15 6
12 Salam Zgharta 11 0 1 10 3 35 6 0 1 5 2 15 5 0 0 5 1 20 -32 1