First Division match guide: Marsaxlokk versus Lija Athletic

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Competition: Malta First Division
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Victor Tedesco Stadium (6000 seats)

Marsaxlokk welcome Lija Athletic for another exciting First Division game here at Victor Tedesco Stadium.

Insights:
  • Marsaxlokk have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Lija Athletic have lost all their away matches so far.

The hosts Marsaxlokk saw competitive action as recent as four days ago, playing in the First Division. That game was an away game at Pembroke Athleta, so at least Marsaxlokk are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!

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Marsaxlokk form and stats

When playing at home in the First Division, Marsaxlokk have managed 1 win, 1 draw and suffered 1 defeat from 3 games.

The fans are hoping that Marsaxlokk will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-1 away loss in the First Division game against Pembroke Athleta (placed 2nd).

A strong away win before that one, visiting St. George's and winning 3-1.

Marsaxlokk have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Victor Tedesco Stadium with 5 goals in 3 league matches. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Marsaxlokk defense is not exactly impregnable. 5 goals conceded from 3 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Lija Athletic form and stats

No First Division points yet away for Lija Athletic, from their first 3 matches. Three consecutive losses in away matches means Lija are growing more and more desperate for a good performance on the road.

Two away games in a row for Lija Athletic, who will hope to get a better result in this one after losing 1-2 versus Melita in the First Division.

A home win before that, celebrating 4-0 vs Vittoriosa Stars.

The visitors have scored 2 goals from 3 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. For Lija Athletic, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

As for the last two games between these two teams, there's one Marsaxlokk victory, zero draws and one Lija Athletic win. Over/under statistics; two of these games ended with three goals or more, zero matches with two goals or less.

Marsaxlokk missing players

Lija Athletic missing players

Marsaxlokk Lija Athletic
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
6 3 2 Played P 1 3 5
2 1 1 Won W 0 0 1
1 1 1 Drew D 0 0 1
3 1 0 Lost L 1 3 3
8 5 4 Scored S 1 2 8
8 5 2 Conceded C 2 7 9
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
67% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 100%
50% 67% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 67% 80%
50% 67% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 33% 60%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
67% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 67% 60%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 20%
33% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 20%
 
5.2 5 4.5 Corners for (avg) C F 4 3.7 3.2
2.5 1.7 1 Corners against (avg) C A 2 5.3 4.5
2.8 3.3 3.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4 4 3.5
1 1 1 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
5.2 6 8.5 Shots (avg) S ( 1 0.7 1.5
2.8 2.7 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 0.7 1.5
73% 62% 57% Goal Efficiency G E 100% 100% 100%
 
2.5 3 3 Shots against (avg) S A 2 2.3 1.8
1.5 1.7 1 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2 2.3 1.8
Key stats in First Division this season:
  • All of Lija Athletic's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Marsaxlokk's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Lija Athletic have lost all their away matches so far.
  • Lija Athletic haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Marsaxlokk have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Marsaxlokk have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • Marsaxlokk 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 Naxxar Lions 7 7 0 0 17 2 3 3 0 0 10 0 4 4 0 0 7 2 15 21
2 Pembroke Athleta 6 5 1 0 16 6 3 2 1 0 7 3 3 3 0 0 9 3 10 16
3 Zejtun Corinthians 6 3 2 1 12 7 3 1 1 1 5 4 3 2 1 0 7 3 5 11
4 Melita 7 3 2 2 6 7 4 2 1 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 3 4 -1 11
5 Marsaxlokk 6 2 1 3 8 8 3 1 1 1 5 5 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 7
6 San Gwann 6 1 3 2 7 5 3 1 1 1 4 1 3 0 2 1 3 4 2 6
7 Vittoriosa Stars 6 2 0 4 7 15 3 2 0 1 6 6 3 0 0 3 1 9 -8 6
8 Rabat Ajax 5 1 2 2 4 7 3 0 1 2 1 5 2 1 1 0 3 2 -3 5
9 Lija Athletic 5 1 1 3 8 9 2 1 1 0 6 2 3 0 0 3 2 7 -1 4
10 Mqabba 6 1 1 4 6 14 3 1 0 2 5 6 3 0 1 2 1 8 -8 4
11 St. George's 6 0 1 5 3 14 3 0 0 3 1 6 3 0 1 2 2 8 -11 1