Super League match preview: Pulau Pinang versus Sabah

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Competition: Malaysia Super League
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadium Bandar Raya Pulau Pinang (15000 seats)

This promises to be another interesting encounter at Stadium Bandar Raya Pulau Pinang in the Super League. Pulau Pinang is in 1st position and welcome Sabah in 2nd place. Read all about the match here!

Insights:
  • Pulau Pinang have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Sabah have yet to win a game away.

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Pulau Pinang and Sabah.

Sabah have a very long trip to this away game, as there's more than 4200 kilometers in distance to cover. This could prove a challenge, at least for the supporters.

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Pulau Pinang form and stats

Pulau Pinang could celebrate like crazy last season after winning the Super League. Home supporters are hoping for more of the same this season. In the home games here at Stadium Bandar Raya Pinang they witnessed 5 victories, 1 draw and 0 defeats. In total the trophy was secured after W8 - D2 - L1 from eleven games.

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Sabah form and stats

Let's have a look at how Sabah performed last season in the Super League: They landed a 10th position in the league table after playing out 2 victories, 3 draws and 5 defeats. In total they scored 12 and conceded 21 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 0 - drew 2 and lost 4 with 3/14 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: five wins for Pinang, two draws and three wins for Sabah. Over 2,5 goals: five times; under 2,5 goals: five games.

Top Goalscorers

SabahD. Buschening
D. Buschening
4 goals
SabahR. Paunović
R. Paunović
4 goals
SabahG. Gnabouyou
G. Gnabouyou
1 goals

Pulau Pinang missing players

Sabah missing players

Pulau Pinang Sabah
Total Home vs Statistics Stat vs Away Total
7 4 0 Played P 0 4 7
4 2 0 Won W 0 0 1
2 2 0 Drew D 0 2 2
1 0 0 Lost L 0 2 4
8 4 0 Scored S 0 2 5
5 2 0 Conceded C 0 5 11
86% 75% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 75% 86%
71% 50% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 75% 71%
29% 25% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 25% 43%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 14%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 14%
43% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 57%
43% 50% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 14%
29% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 43%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.6 2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2.2 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.4 14.8 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 6.2 5.7
3 3.8 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 2.2 1.9
38% 27% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 22% 38%
Key stats in Super League this season:
  • Pulau Pinang have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Sabah have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Sabah have yet to win a game away.

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 Pulau Pinang 11 8 2 1 24 8 6 5 1 0 16 4 5 3 1 1 8 4 16 26
2 PBDKT T-Team 11 7 1 3 17 14 5 3 1 1 9 6 6 4 0 2 8 8 3 22
3 Kuala Lumpur 11 6 3 2 21 14 5 4 0 1 14 9 6 2 3 1 7 5 7 21
4 Kuching FA 11 5 1 5 17 19 6 3 0 3 9 10 5 2 1 2 8 9 -2 16
5 Johor Darul Ta'zim II 11 4 3 4 20 17 5 1 2 2 6 7 6 3 1 2 14 10 3 15
6 Kelantan 11 5 3 3 14 11 6 3 2 1 7 6 5 2 1 2 7 5 3 15
7 PKNS 11 4 1 6 17 23 6 3 1 2 6 9 5 1 0 4 11 14 -6 13
8 Kelantan United 11 4 0 7 13 19 5 3 0 2 9 7 6 1 0 5 4 12 -6 12
9 UKM 11 3 3 5 11 17 5 2 1 2 5 8 6 1 2 3 6 9 -6 12
10 Selangor United 11 3 2 6 14 16 5 2 1 2 7 5 6 1 1 4 7 11 -2 11
11 Negeri Sembilan 11 3 2 6 12 20 6 3 0 3 9 10 5 0 2 3 3 10 -8 11
12 PKNP 11 1 5 5 11 13 6 1 4 1 8 5 5 0 1 4 3 8 -2 8
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 Johor Darul Ta'zim 11 9 2 0 33 8 6 5 1 0 21 4 5 4 1 0 12 4 25 29
2 Kedah 11 7 1 3 20 13 5 4 0 1 11 6 6 3 1 2 9 7 7 22
3 Terengganu 11 6 1 4 24 14 6 3 1 2 14 8 5 3 0 2 10 6 10 19
4 Perak 11 5 3 3 21 19 5 3 0 2 10 5 6 2 3 1 11 14 2 18
5 Selangor 11 4 5 2 26 19 5 1 4 0 11 6 6 3 1 2 15 13 7 17
6 MISC 11 3 5 3 17 16 5 2 2 1 10 8 6 1 3 2 7 8 1 14
7 Pahang 11 4 2 5 18 18 6 3 1 2 12 10 5 1 1 3 6 8 0 14
8 UiTM 10 4 2 4 14 15 6 3 1 2 9 9 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 14
9 Melaka United 11 4 2 5 13 16 5 2 1 2 5 8 6 2 1 3 8 8 -3 11
10 Sabah 10 2 3 5 12 21 4 2 1 1 9 7 6 0 2 4 3 14 -9 9
11 FELDA United 11 1 4 6 12 27 6 1 2 3 7 11 5 0 2 3 5 16 -15 7
12 PDRM 11 0 2 9 5 29 6 0 2 4 1 13 5 0 0 5 4 16 -24 -1