Khouribga vs Wydad Fès: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Morocco Botola 2
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)

The Khouribga & Wydad Fès managers are both dreading and looking forward to this decisive game in the upper regions of the Botola 2 league table.

Insights:
  • Khouribga have the most points from losing position (11) in Botola 2
  • Wydad Fès is in the best form (5-1-0)

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

One slightly interesting match fact is that this game is played on grass and that the visiting Wydad Fès have a different surface at their stadium (artifical turf). The impact of this is hard to measure exactly, but the visitors stats on grass is 2-5-14 (win-draw-loss) from 21 matches.

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Khouribga form and stats

4 victories, 3 draws and 1 defeat. That’s what Khouribga have to build on here in the Botola 2.

Khouribga are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 9 goals in 8 games. Khouribga are not conceding a lot of goals here in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 5 from 8 matches.

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Wydad Fès form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Wydad Fès, who have the most clean sheets (5) in Botola 2, so far with only 8 points returning home. The records show 2-2-4 (win-draw-lose). Impressively, the visitors are on a six-match winning run which they hope continue versus Khouribga. Wydad has recorded two wins in a row in their away matches and hold legitimate hopes of a third one.

Did you know that the longest clean sheet streak is 1816 minutes? This record is held by Mazaropi when he played in Vasco da Gama. Wydad goalkeeper is eager to challenge this, with his 216 minutes of keeping balls out from the net.

Wydad have scored 9 goals on their travels this season, from 8 away games in the league. It's worth mentioning that 5 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. 9 goals have been conceded by Wydad Fès in these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Wydad Fès - Khouribga 1-0 played earlier this season. Last ten meetings between the teams: Khouribga won three, Wydad Fès won three and four draws. two games with over 2,5 goals, eight matches with two goals or less.

Khouribga missing players

Wydad Fès missing players

Khouribga Wydad Fès
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
16 8 2 Played P 1 8 16
7 4 1 Won W 0 2 8
6 3 0 Drew D 0 2 4
3 1 1 Lost L 1 4 4
22 9 1 Scored S 1 9 23
17 5 1 Conceded C 2 9 12
94% 88% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 88% 88%
69% 62% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 69%
44% 25% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 62% 50%
25% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 6%
12% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 6%
62% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 62% 50%
19% 38% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 25% 44%
25% 25% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 19%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.2 1.5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.5 2
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
4.2 6 0 Shots (avg) S ( 10 11 6.5
2.2 2 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 1.5 1.2
73% 75% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 100% 67% 80%
Key stats in Botola 2 this season:
  • Khouribga have the most points from losing position (11) in Botola 2
  • Khouribga have the most scored goals in the second half (15) in Botola 2
  • Wydad Fès have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Wydad Fès have the most clean sheets (5) in Botola 2
  • Wydad Fès have the the best goal difference (+11) in Botola 2
  • Wydad Fès is in the best form (5-1-0)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Olympique Dcheïra 16 9 3 4 25 16 8 5 2 1 11 6 8 4 1 3 14 10 9 30
2 Wydad Fès 16 8 4 4 23 12 8 6 2 0 14 3 8 2 2 4 9 9 11 28
3 Khouribga 16 7 6 3 22 17 8 4 3 1 9 5 8 3 3 2 13 12 5 27
4 Stade Marocain 16 6 8 2 17 12 9 4 3 2 11 9 7 2 5 0 6 3 5 26
5 Riadi Salmi 16 6 6 4 18 13 8 4 3 1 8 4 8 2 3 3 10 9 5 24
6 UTS Rabat 16 6 5 5 19 19 7 2 1 4 10 13 9 4 4 1 9 6 0 23
7 Racing de Casablanca 16 5 6 5 21 19 8 4 2 2 16 12 8 1 4 3 5 7 2 21
8 Raja Beni Mellal 16 6 3 7 12 14 8 5 1 2 9 7 8 1 2 5 3 7 -2 21
9 AS Sale 16 5 6 5 14 18 7 2 3 2 5 8 9 3 3 3 9 10 -4 21
10 Ittihad Khemisset 16 5 5 6 16 17 9 2 3 4 8 10 7 3 2 2 8 7 -1 20
11 Chabab Ben Guerir 16 4 7 5 17 19 8 2 3 3 9 10 8 2 4 2 8 9 -2 19
12 Kawkab Marrakech 16 3 8 5 11 12 8 2 4 2 10 8 8 1 4 3 1 4 -1 17
13 KAC Kénitra 16 3 8 5 15 19 8 2 3 3 7 8 8 1 5 2 8 11 -4 17
14 Tihad Casablanca 16 1 10 5 17 23 8 0 6 2 7 12 8 1 4 3 10 11 -6 13
15 Chabab Atlas Khenifra 16 2 7 7 12 21 8 1 5 2 6 8 8 1 2 5 6 13 -9 13
16 Widad Temara 16 0 12 4 10 18 8 0 8 0 3 3 8 0 4 4 7 15 -8 12

Read more about Botola 2

Botola 2 is the second highest football league in Morocco. It has 16 teams each playing 30 fixtures to set a final league table, with the season running from August to April/May. The two top teams in the league table are promoted while the bottom two are relegated to the third level, Division Nationale.