Can Birkirkara outperform Sliema Wanderers in Ta'Qali National Stadium clash?

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Competition: Malta Premier League
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Ta'Qali National Stadium (8000 seats)

The Premier League league table tells a story about these squads so far, with Birkirkara leading Sliema Wanderers by 8 points. Get your full match preview:

Insights:
  • Birkirkara have the fewest conceded goals (3) at home in Premier League
  • Sliema Wanderers is in the worst form (1-2-3)

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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Birkirkara form and stats

2 victories, 2 draws and 0 defeats. That’s what Birkirkara have to build on here at Ta'Qali National Stadium in the Premier League.

Birkirkara are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 0-2 away versus Santa Lucia.

Preceding that game was the home draw versus Hibernians that ended 1-1.

Birkirkara have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Ta'Qali National Stadium with 6 goals in 4 league matches. Birkirkara are not conceding a lot of goals here at Ta'Qali National Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 3 from 4 matches.

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Sliema Wanderers form and stats

As the visiting team in Premier League matches, Sliema Wanderers, who have the fewest scored goals (3) away in Premier League, have produced an overall stat of 0-3-1 so far. It's three draws from Wanderers's last three away games, a decent catch but one that could be so much better.

Wanderers go into this game after a win, the home game against Valletta that ended 2-1. World class coaching! That was the thoughts of manager A. Pisanu when D. Holla scored the winning goal after coming on as a substitute in the 60th minute.

A 2-3 loss hosting Mosta before that.

The attacking power of Sliema Wanderers when travelling is not overwhelming with 3 goals scored from 4 league matches away. 4 goals have been conceded by Sliema Wanderers in these games.

Head 2 Head

Birkirkara-Sliema Wanderers H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Birkirkara three wins, Sliema Wanderers four wins, three draws. six of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

BirkirkaraF. Falcone
F. Falcone
5 goals
BirkirkaraL. Montebello
L. Montebello
4 goals
BirkirkaraL. Aguirre
L. Aguirre
3 goals

Birkirkara missing players

Sliema Wanderers missing players

Birkirkara Sliema Wanderers
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
9 4 1 Played P 1 4 9
4 2 1 Won W 0 0 1
3 2 0 Drew D 0 3 4
2 0 0 Lost L 1 1 4
14 6 2 Scored S 0 3 9
10 3 0 Conceded C 1 4 14
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 75% 78%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 67%
44% 25% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 25% 56%
11% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 33%
11% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 22%
67% 75% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 56%
22% 25% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 22%
11% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 50% 44%
 
4.9 4.5 4 Corners for (avg) C F 9 4.2 3.7
3.8 4 3 Corners against (avg) C A 2 3.5 3.3
2.1 2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 3.2 3.1
3 2 1 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
9.4 7.5 9 Shots (avg) S ( 10 9.8 9.4
3.9 3.8 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.8 3.8
40% 40% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 20% 26%
 
9.8 9.5 4 Shots against (avg) S A 7 10.5 10.9
4.3 3.8 1 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5 4 3.8
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • All of Birkirkara's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Birkirkara have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Birkirkara have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Birkirkara have the fewest conceded goals (3) at home in Premier League
  • Birkirkara haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Sliema Wanderers have the fewest scored goals (3) away in Premier League
  • Sliema Wanderers have yet to win a game away.
  • Sliema Wanderers is in the worst form (1-2-3)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hibernians 9 6 3 0 18 8 5 3 2 0 8 5 4 3 1 0 10 3 10 21
2 Floriana 9 4 4 1 13 8 4 2 1 1 8 5 5 2 3 0 5 3 5 16
3 Balzan 9 5 0 4 14 9 4 2 0 2 4 4 5 3 0 2 10 5 5 15
4 Birkirkara 9 4 3 2 14 10 4 2 2 0 6 3 5 2 1 2 8 7 4 15
5 Valletta 9 4 1 4 13 15 4 3 0 1 9 6 5 1 1 3 4 9 -2 13
6 Hamrun Spartans 9 4 0 5 10 10 4 1 0 3 2 4 5 3 0 2 8 6 0 12
7 Sirens 9 3 2 4 13 19 5 1 2 2 8 14 4 2 0 2 5 5 -6 11
8 Gzira United 9 2 4 3 11 12 4 0 2 2 4 7 5 2 2 1 7 5 -1 10
9 Mosta 9 2 4 3 14 17 5 1 2 2 6 9 4 1 2 1 8 8 -3 10
10 Santa Lucia 9 1 6 2 14 16 5 1 3 1 6 6 4 0 3 1 8 10 -2 9
11 Gudja United 9 2 1 6 9 14 5 1 1 3 5 7 4 1 0 3 4 7 -5 7
12 Sliema Wanderers 9 1 4 4 9 14 5 1 1 3 6 10 4 0 3 1 3 4 -5 7