Rivers United vs Kwara United: Full pre-match guide and statistics

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Competition: Nigeria Npfl
Competition: Sun 16.January
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium (25000 seats)

Rivers United oppose Kwara United for honour and sporting success.

Insights:
  • Rivers United have the most matches under the total-line (3) in Npfl
  • Kwara United have yet to win a game away.

This has all the signs of an appealing game with lots of spark and bustle as both teams are well revitalized since they last saw competitive action. Let's go!

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Rivers United form and stats

Only two Npfl home games for Rivers United so far, yet both highs and lows with 1 win, 1 draw and 0 defeat.

Stress levels are on the rise for Rivers United's attacking players as they have now played 219 minutes without scoring in a league game. Isahq was their last goal scorer. Rivers United are confident in defense, having played 403 minutes without conceding a goal in the league.

Rivers drew their last game, 0-0 away at Niger Tornadoes (placed 19th).

The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 0-0 versus Sunshine Stars.

The manager Eguma will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to MFM in only three days.

At Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Rivers United has the goal stats of 3-0 (for/against) from 2 league fixtures.

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Kwara United form and stats

The Npfl season is young and Kwara United have only just started going through their travel schedule, with 2 away games done and still no victory. 1 draw and 1 defeat so far.

Kwara United's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Enugu Rangers that finished 1-1.

Preceding that game, the 1-1 draw paying a visit to Abia Warriors.

A new game in only three days for Kwara United, the Npfl home match versus Kano Pillars. Busy days.

Kwara United have the goal stats of 1-2 (for/against) from 2 business trips in the league at this early stage of the season.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last nine matches): Rivers United three wins, five draws and Kwara United one victory. As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), seven games had two or less.

Rivers United missing players

Kwara United missing players

Rivers United Kwara United
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
5 2 0 Played P 0 2 5
2 1 0 Won W 0 0 2
3 1 0 Drew D 0 1 2
0 0 0 Lost L 0 1 1
5 3 0 Scored S 0 1 6
1 0 0 Conceded C 0 2 3
60% 50% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
40% 50% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 50% 60%
20% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 20%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
20% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 40%
80% 100% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 40%
40% 50% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 20%
 
4.5 8.5 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 3 3
2.2 1.5 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 6 6
0.2 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
13.8 22.5 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 13 13
3 5 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 6 6
42% 30% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 17% 17%
 
3.2 4 0 Shots against (avg) S A 0 9 9
0.5 1 0 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 0 2 2
Key stats in Npfl this season:
  • Kwara United have yet to win a game away.
  • Kwara United haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Rivers United have not yet lost a game.
  • Rivers United have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Rivers United have the most matches under the total-line (3) in Npfl
  • Rivers United have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded at home.
  • Rivers United have won significantly more corners at home than away.
Rivers United Last season Kwara United
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
38 19   Played P   19 38
18 16   Won W   4 19
9 3   Drew D   4 8
11 0   Lost L   11 11
48 33   Scored S   13 48
36 6   Conceded C   23 28
95% 95%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   84% 89%
66% 68%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   68% 68%
34% 26%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   37% 34%
18% 16%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   0% 5%
5% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   0% 3%
42% 32%   BTTS BTTS   37% 32%
42% 68%   Clean Sheets C S   26% 50%
21% 5%   Failed to Score F T   53% 29%
 
4.6 5.9   Corners for (avg) C F   4.2 5.7
3.9 2.2   Corners against (avg) C A   5.6 4.4
1.7 1.5   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.1 1.9
3 1   Red cards R C   3 3
 
11.1 12.9   Shots (avg) S (   6.3 8.6
3.9 4.6   Shots on Target (avg) S O   2.4 3.3
32% 37%   Goal Efficiency G E   24% 37%
 
9.1 6.9   Shots against (avg) S A   10.9 7.4
3.1 1.6   Shots on Target against (avg) S O   4.1 2.8

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Remo Stars 5 3 2 0 7 1 3 2 1 0 4 0 2 1 1 0 3 1 6 11
2 Rivers United 5 2 3 0 5 1 2 1 1 0 3 0 3 1 2 0 2 1 4 9
3 Enyimba 5 3 0 2 4 4 3 2 0 1 3 2 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 9
4 Enugu Rangers 5 2 2 1 7 3 2 1 0 1 4 1 3 1 2 0 3 2 4 8
5 Kwara United 5 2 2 1 6 3 3 2 1 0 5 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 3 8
6 Lobi Stars 5 2 2 1 4 5 3 2 1 0 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 3 -1 8
7 Nasarawa United 5 1 4 0 7 5 2 1 1 0 3 1 3 0 3 0 4 4 2 7
8 Akwa United 5 2 1 2 5 4 2 2 0 0 4 0 3 0 1 2 1 4 1 7
9 Heartland 5 2 1 2 5 9 3 2 1 0 5 3 2 0 0 2 0 6 -4 7
10 Wikki Tourist 4 2 0 2 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 2 6
11 Plateau United 5 2 0 3 4 3 2 2 0 0 4 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 1 6
12 Katsina United 5 2 0 3 4 7 3 2 0 1 4 3 2 0 0 2 0 4 -3 6
13 MFM 5 2 0 3 3 8 3 2 0 1 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5 6
14 Sunshine Stars 4 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 2 5
15 Gombe United 5 1 2 2 5 4 2 1 1 0 3 0 3 0 1 2 2 4 1 5
16 Abia Warriors 5 1 2 2 5 6 2 1 1 0 2 1 3 0 1 2 3 5 -1 5
17 Shooting Stars 5 1 2 2 3 4 2 1 1 0 2 1 3 0 1 2 1 3 -1 5
18 Akwa Starlets 5 1 2 2 4 6 3 1 2 0 4 2 2 0 0 2 0 4 -2 5
19 Niger Tornadoes 5 1 2 2 2 6 3 1 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 2 0 5 -4 5
20 Kano Pillars 5 1 1 3 2 7 2 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 7 -5 4

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The Nigerian Professional Fotball League (NPFL) is the highest level of football in Nigeria. It has earlier been known as the Nigerian Premier League, Nigerian Premiership, Nigerian Professional League and other names. It currently holds two divisions each with twelve teams. The top three teams in each division qualify for a championship playoff.