Yenisey vs Volgar Astrakhan FNL preview

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Competition: Russia FNL
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 23:00 (UTC)

Getting closer to the top teams is at stake when these two mid-table clubs battle it out. Both will be aiming to improve their league table standing, Yenisey in 10th and Volgar Astrakhan in 11th place.

Insights:
  • Yenisey haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Volgar Astrakhan haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

Volgar Astrakhan have a very long trip to this away game, as there's more than 4400 kilometers in distance to cover. This could prove a challenge, at least for the supporters.

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Yenisey form and stats

Yenisey have collected 21 points from their FNL home games so far after 7-0-4. Two home wins in a row for Yenisey bring valid hopes of a third.

The fans are hoping that Yenisey will strike back in this match, putting things right after the 0-4 away loss in the FNL game against Krylya Sovetov (placed 2nd). Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Krylya Sovetov (0-4).

As you see from the result above, Yenisey suffered greatly in their last game. Thankfully the team has a new chance to prove themselves in this one.

Yenisey has scored 14 league goals at home this season, in 11 matches. Yenisey have conceded 11 in these home matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Volgar Astrakhan form and stats

There's been little loot from Volgar Astrakhan's travels as they have only collected 9 points from 12 away games in the FNL. Volgar Astrakhan only have 3 wins to counter their 9 defeats and 0 draws.

Astrakhan played 2-2 against Orenburg in their previous match. Ahead of that game was the 2-2 draw at home against Orenburg.

The match against Orenburg looked like a defeat for Volgar Astrakhan, but they did not accept the outcome and clawed their way back to 2-2. D. Vorobjev equalized in the 88th minute.

The visitors have scored 10 goals from 12 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. 17 goals have been conceded by Volgar Astrakhan in these games.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Volgar Astrakhan - Yenisey 1-1 played earlier this season. Head-to-head totals (for the last six meetings): Yenisey won three games, one match ended with a draw and Volgar Astrakhan has two wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / two

Top Goalscorers

Volgar AstrakhanA. Pogosov
A. Pogosov
5 goals
YeniseyA. Lomakin
A. Lomakin
4 goals
YeniseyA. Sanaya
A. Sanaya
4 goals

Yenisey missing players

Volgar Astrakhan missing players

Yenisey Volgar Astrakhan
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
26 11 2 Played P 3 12 26
11 7 2 Won W 0 3 10
4 0 0 Drew D 0 0 5
11 4 0 Lost L 3 9 11
26 14 4 Scored S 1 10 31
35 11 2 Conceded C 5 17 29
96% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 92%
62% 45% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 67% 69%
46% 36% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 50% 50%
23% 27% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 8% 15%
8% 18% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 4%
35% 27% 50% BTTS BTTS 33% 33% 46%
23% 36% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 27%
46% 36% 0% Failed to Score F T 67% 50% 35%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.5 2.6 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.9 2.9
2 0 0 Red cards R C 2 2 4
 
9.9 11 15 Shots (avg) S ( 9 10.3 10.3
3.8 4.1 6.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.3 3.1 3.7
28% 31% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 14% 27% 32%
Key stats in FNL this season:
  • Volgar Astrakhan haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Yenisey haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Olimpiyets 26 18 4 4 39 15 13 10 2 1 22 6 13 8 2 3 17 9 24 58
2 Krylya Sovetov 26 17 4 5 55 19 14 12 1 1 36 5 12 5 3 4 19 14 36 55
3 Orenburg 26 15 9 2 39 19 12 6 5 1 19 11 14 9 4 1 20 8 20 54
4 Torpedo Moskva 26 16 5 5 51 20 13 8 2 3 25 11 13 8 3 2 26 9 31 53
5 Spartak Vladikavkaz 26 14 7 5 52 25 13 9 3 1 35 14 13 5 4 4 17 11 27 49
6 Veles 26 14 7 5 37 28 14 7 5 2 23 18 12 7 2 3 14 10 9 49
7 Neftekhimik 26 12 4 10 38 27 13 7 3 3 23 7 13 5 1 7 15 20 11 40
8 Baltika 26 11 7 8 28 24 11 5 2 4 11 8 15 6 5 4 17 16 4 40
9 SKA Khabarovsk 26 12 4 10 34 32 13 7 3 3 15 10 13 5 1 7 19 22 2 40
10 Yenisey 26 11 4 11 26 35 11 7 0 4 14 11 15 4 4 7 12 24 -9 37
11 Volgar Astrakhan 26 10 5 11 31 29 14 7 5 2 21 12 12 3 0 9 10 17 2 35
12 Spartak Moskva II 26 10 4 12 30 38 12 3 2 7 10 20 14 7 2 5 20 18 -8 34
13 Chayka 26 8 9 9 28 34 12 4 2 6 11 19 14 4 7 3 17 15 -6 33
14 Tekstilshchik 26 8 7 11 22 31 13 4 5 4 9 14 13 4 2 7 13 17 -9 31
15 Krasnodar II 26 7 8 11 35 44 13 5 4 4 25 19 13 2 4 7 10 25 -9 29
16 Fakel 26 6 10 10 25 26 15 5 7 3 16 9 11 1 3 7 9 17 -1 28
17 Irtysh 26 7 6 13 21 35 14 4 2 8 9 22 12 3 4 5 12 13 -14 27
18 Dinamo Bryansk 26 8 3 15 16 39 14 6 1 7 12 18 12 2 2 8 4 21 -23 27
19 Chertanovo 26 7 2 17 20 40 13 3 1 9 7 16 13 4 1 8 13 24 -20 23
20 Akron 26 6 4 16 20 39 12 5 1 6 13 15 14 1 3 10 7 24 -19 22
21 Tom' Tomsk 26 4 5 17 14 32 13 2 2 9 10 18 13 2 3 8 4 14 -18 17
22 Shinnik 26 4 4 18 25 55 14 3 3 8 14 23 12 1 1 10 11 32 -30 16

Read more about FNL

The Russian Football National League (FNL) is the second highest level of football in Russia. It was founded in 1992 and with the current format it holds 20 teams, including the reserve teams of some of the biggest Russian clubs. After the final league table is decided the top two are promoted directly while third and fourth have promotion playoff fixtures. The bottom five clubs are relegated.