1. Lyga: FA Šiauliai - Babrungas pre-match guide and facts

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Competition: Lithuania 1. Lyga
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Šiaulių m. savivaldybes stadionas (4000 seats)

A quick peek at the 1. Lyga standings shows that this is top- against mid-table, but there's more to this game than that. Get our FA Šiauliai - Babrungas preview!

Insights:
  • FA Šiauliai have the most scored goals (73) in 1. Lyga
  • FA Šiauliai have created more than twice as many corners as Babrungas.

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.

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FA Šiauliai form and stats

Home games in the 1. Lyga have been a walk in the park for FA Šiauliai so far, with 28 points won from 11 matches; 9 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss.

The FA Šiauliai crowd went home unhappy last time out, seeing their beloved players lose 1-2 to Panevezys II here at Šiaulių m. savivaldybes stadionas in a 1. Lyga match.

A strong away win before that one, visiting Žalgiris II and winning 3-2.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for FA Šiauliai, as the 1. Lyga home game vs Minija is only four days away.

With more than three goals on average, the attacking play of Šiauliai is on fire here. A stunning 40 from 11 league matches. From these home matches, Šiauliai have conceded only 8 goals.

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Babrungas form and stats

The visitors are W4-D2-L5 on the road this term. That's in the 1. Lyga.

Babrungas lost away at Trakai II (0-2) in their previous game and are perhaps starting to feel homesick.

A 1-3 loss hosting Panevezys before that.

Babrungas have another match that requires travelling in just four days, a 1. Lyga fixture against Panevezys II. A hard timetable for the visitors!

Babrungas has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 20 goals from 11 games. Babrungas have conceded 22 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

The sides have played each other already this season, with the final score Babrungas - Šiauliai 0-4 entered in the official records. Head-to-head statistics (for the last two meetings): Šiauliai won one game, one match ended in a draw and Babrungas got zero wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: one / one

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FA Šiauliai Babrungas
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
23 11 4 Played P 3 11 23
19 9 2 Won W 0 4 9
2 1 1 Drew D 1 2 3
2 1 1 Lost L 2 5 11
73 40 11 Scored S 6 20 43
18 8 4 Conceded C 11 22 45
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
96% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 91% 91%
87% 91% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 64% 74%
57% 82% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 64% 61%
30% 36% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 100% 36% 39%
52% 64% 75% BTTS BTTS 100% 64% 65%
48% 36% 25% Clean Sheets C S 0% 18% 22%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 18% 13%
 
7.8 7.1 6 Corners for (avg) C F 5.5 3.6 3.5
3.2 3.4 5.5 Corners against (avg) C A 6.5 7.1 6
1.4 1.9 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 1.5 1.7
0 0 0 Red cards R C 2 2 4
 
17.5 16.7 14 Shots (avg) S ( 10 10 10.4
8.7 9.4 6.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 4.9 5.1
38% 41% 38% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 37% 38%
Key stats in 1. Lyga this season:
  • All of FA Šiauliai's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Babrungas haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • FA Šiauliai have created more than twice as many corners as Babrungas.
  • FA Šiauliai have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • FA Šiauliai have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • FA Šiauliai have scored in all their matches so far.
  • FA Šiauliai have the fewest conceded goals (18) in 1. Lyga
  • FA Šiauliai have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (8) in 1. Lyga
  • FA Šiauliai have the most scored goals (73) in 1. Lyga
  • FA Šiauliai have the most scored goals in the first half (38) in 1. Lyga
  • FA Šiauliai have the the best goal difference (+55) in 1. Lyga
  • FA Šiauliai have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • FA Šiauliai 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 Jonava 24 21 2 1 70 22 11 10 1 0 43 8 13 11 1 1 27 14 48 65
2 FA Šiauliai 23 19 2 2 73 18 11 9 1 1 40 8 12 10 1 1 33 10 55 59
3 Šilas 24 13 3 8 51 35 12 6 2 4 28 19 12 7 1 4 23 16 16 42
4 Žalgiris II 24 13 3 8 61 47 12 8 1 3 31 15 12 5 2 5 30 32 14 42
5 Panevezys II 23 13 2 8 48 45 11 6 1 4 24 23 12 7 1 4 24 22 3 41
6 Banga II 24 10 6 8 41 38 12 6 2 4 19 18 12 4 4 4 22 20 3 36
7 Atmosfera 24 10 5 9 45 56 12 4 3 5 24 29 12 6 2 4 21 27 -11 35
8 Babrungas 23 9 3 11 43 45 12 5 1 6 23 23 11 4 2 5 20 22 -2 30
9 Trakai II 24 9 2 13 36 48 13 7 1 5 26 22 11 2 1 8 10 26 -12 29
10 Neptūną Klaipėda 24 7 4 13 36 49 12 3 2 7 14 22 12 4 2 6 22 27 -13 25
11 Minija 23 6 4 13 32 48 12 3 2 7 19 22 11 3 2 6 13 26 -16 22
12 BFA 24 6 2 16 31 66 12 4 1 7 19 32 12 2 1 9 12 34 -35 20
13 Suduva II 24 5 2 17 18 42 12 4 1 7 9 16 12 1 1 10 9 26 -24 17
14 Kauno Zalgiris II 24 4 2 18 27 53 12 2 2 8 13 23 12 2 0 10 14 30 -26 14