First League match prediction and preview for Akademija Pandev vs Shkupi clash

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Competition: Macedonia FYR First League
Competition: Sun 11.April
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Blagoj Istatov

This could be an interesting match as Akademija Pandev have their presumed home advantage while Shkupi are ahead 15 points in the First League table.

Insights:
  • Akademija Pandev have the fewest dropped points from leading position (3) in First League

Akademija Pandev and Shkupi should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

There's local pride at stake here, as these teams are practically neighbours. Expect lots of passion from both players and supporters.

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Akademija Pandev form and stats

Akademija Pandev have collected 18 points from their First League home games so far after 6-0-6. Two home wins in a row for Akademija Pandev bring valid hopes of a third.

A strong away win for Akademija against Makedonija the last match. A strong away win before that one, visiting Makedonija and winning 2-1.

Akademija Pandev are traveling soon after this match as the First League match at Skendija 79 awaits in three days.

Akademija have scored 11 league goals here from 12 matches, not a lot. Akademija have only conceded 11 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Shkupi form and stats

6-4-2 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Shkupi in their First League matches away. Shkupi are enjoying a nice run from their away games now, having played nine in a row without losing.

The manager H. Özer was unhappy after their last game, a First League match played at their home ground Stadion Čair. Shkupi suffered a 1-2 loss to Renova (placed 9th). Ahead of that match was the victory versus Sileks at their stadium, the result 3-1.

A new game in only three days for Shkupi, the First League home match versus Belasica. Busy days.

Shkupi have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 12 league away games 14 goals have been scored. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (8 so far).

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Shkupi - Akademija Pandev 0-0 played earlier this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's two Akademija victories, three draws and five Shkupi wins. Over/under statistics; two of these games ended with three goals or more, eight matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Akademija PandevM. Krstovski
M. Krstovski
5 goals
AkademijaM. Radeski
M. Radeski
4 goals

Akademija Pandev missing players

Shkupi missing players

Akademija Pandev Shkupi
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
25 12 4 Played P 3 12 25
9 6 3 Won W 2 6 13
4 0 0 Drew D 1 4 7
12 6 1 Lost L 0 2 5
20 11 4 Scored S 6 14 36
26 11 2 Conceded C 3 8 22
88% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 83% 88%
52% 33% 25% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 50% 64%
32% 33% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 25% 40%
8% 8% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 67% 25% 28%
4% 8% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 4%
36% 33% 25% BTTS BTTS 67% 33% 44%
28% 25% 50% Clean Sheets C S 33% 50% 44%
48% 42% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 24%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.9 2.7 2.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 1.5 1.6
4 2 1 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.1 9.6 8.5 Shots (avg) S ( 5.7 8.2 9.1
4 3.9 4.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.7 3.2 3.6
20% 23% 24% Goal Efficiency G E 75% 36% 40%
Key stats in First League this season:
  • Akademija Pandev have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Akademija Pandev have the fewest dropped points from leading position (3) in First League
  • Akademija Pandev have the fewest scored goals in the second half (10) in First League
  • Akademija Pandev haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Skendija 79 25 16 8 1 49 16 13 7 5 1 20 8 12 9 3 0 29 8 33 56
2 Shkupi 25 13 7 5 36 22 13 7 3 3 22 14 12 6 4 2 14 8 14 46
3 Makedonija 25 12 5 8 37 33 13 7 2 4 17 14 12 5 3 4 20 19 4 41
4 Struga 25 9 10 6 27 21 13 7 5 1 19 8 12 2 5 5 8 13 6 37
5 Rabotnicki 25 8 12 5 29 25 13 5 6 2 16 13 12 3 6 3 13 12 4 36
6 Borec 25 9 6 10 24 25 13 7 3 3 15 9 12 2 3 7 9 16 -1 33
7 Pelister 25 8 8 9 24 26 12 5 4 3 13 11 13 3 4 6 11 15 -2 32
8 Akademija Pandev 25 9 4 12 20 26 12 6 0 6 11 11 13 3 4 6 9 15 -6 31
9 Renova 25 6 9 10 28 35 12 3 4 5 11 13 13 3 5 5 17 22 -7 27
10 Vardar 25 6 9 10 29 42 12 3 5 4 16 25 13 3 4 6 13 17 -13 27
11 Sileks 25 7 5 13 32 32 12 3 2 7 14 20 13 4 3 6 18 12 0 26
12 Belasica 25 3 5 17 20 52 12 0 5 7 8 27 13 3 0 10 12 25 -32 14