Pfl match preview: Kaluga versus Fakel II

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Competition: Russia Pfl
Competition: Sat 17.October
Match begins: 22:00 (UTC)
Venue: Arena Annenki

Kaluga are welcoming Fakel II for another important game after their 0-2 result against 2nd-placed Saturn Ramenskoye.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Kaluga form and stats

Kaluga have collected 6 points from their Pfl home games so far after 2-0-2.

Kaluga faced defeat in their previous match, away at Saturn Ramenskoye (0-2). Preceding that game was the away draw at Avangard Kursk that finished 1-1.

A decent goal production from Kaluga in their home games so far, with 7 goals from 4 league matches. Kaluga have conceded 5 in these home matches.

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Fakel II form and stats

Fakel II, who have the fewest points (0) away in Pfl, have been very modest guests so far, leaving with zero points in all their 5 away matches played so far in the Pfl. Bitter travels for Fakel as they have lost five games in a row away from home. The last time they avoided an away-from-home loss was the Metallurg Lipetsk match.

Impressive finishing from D. Kalugin secured the home win 1-0 against Avangard Kursk in their previous game. Preceding that game, the 0-1 loss visiting Sokol Saratov's place.

Goals are few and far between in Fakel's away league games. Only 1 goal from 5 travels. For Fakel, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

Fakel IID. Kalugin
D. Kalugin
3 goals
KalugaA. Volgin
A. Volgin
2 goals
KalugaD. Baranov
D. Baranov
2 goals

Kaluga missing players

Fakel II missing players

Kaluga Fakel II
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
10 4 1 Played P 1 5 10
4 2 1 Won W 0 0 2
1 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
5 2 0 Lost L 1 5 8
11 7 3 Scored S 1 1 8
10 5 1 Conceded C 5 12 21
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
70% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 60% 70%
30% 75% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 40% 50%
10% 25% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 20% 20%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 100% 20% 20%
40% 75% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 20% 40%
30% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 10%
30% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 80% 50%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 2 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2 2.5
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
63 37 2 Total Shots T S 0 0 6
28 21 2 Shots on Target S O 0 0 2
36% 33% 150% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 50%
Key stats in Pfl this season:
  • All of Kaluga's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Fakel II has the fewest matches under the total-line (0) in Pfl
  • Fakel II has the fewest points (0) away in Pfl
  • Fakel II have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Fakel II have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Fakel II have lost all their away matches so far.
  • Fakel II haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Kaluga have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Kaluga have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Fakel II have scored away.
  • Kaluga have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Kaluga 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 Sokol Saratov 10 6 3 1 19 5 4 3 1 0 10 0 6 3 2 1 9 5 14 21
2 Saturn Ramenskoye 10 6 2 2 21 7 5 5 0 0 13 0 5 1 2 2 8 7 14 20
3 Salyut Belgorod 10 5 4 1 16 4 6 3 2 1 12 3 4 2 2 0 4 1 12 19
4 Metallurg Lipetsk 10 5 3 2 17 12 6 2 3 1 10 5 4 3 0 1 7 7 5 18
5 Krasnyy-SGAFKST 10 4 4 2 12 6 6 2 2 2 7 5 4 2 2 0 5 1 6 16
6 Ryazan 10 5 1 4 15 12 6 3 1 2 10 7 4 2 0 2 5 5 3 16
7 Khimik Novomoskovsk 10 4 4 2 12 10 5 3 1 1 7 5 5 1 3 1 5 5 2 16
8 Strogino 10 4 2 4 10 14 5 2 2 1 7 6 5 2 0 3 3 8 -4 14
9 Kvant 10 4 2 4 10 17 5 3 1 1 6 4 5 1 1 3 4 13 -7 14
10 Znamya Noginsk 10 3 4 3 14 12 4 1 1 2 6 5 6 2 3 1 8 7 2 13
11 Kaluga 10 4 1 5 11 10 4 2 0 2 7 5 6 2 1 3 4 5 1 13
12 Khimki 2 10 4 0 6 13 24 5 3 0 2 7 5 5 1 0 4 6 19 -11 12
13 Metallurg Vidnoye 9 3 0 6 11 14 5 2 0 3 7 8 4 1 0 3 4 6 -3 9
14 Avangard Kursk 9 1 4 4 6 14 4 1 3 0 5 4 5 0 1 4 1 10 -8 7
15 Fakel II 10 2 0 8 8 21 5 2 0 3 7 9 5 0 0 5 1 12 -13 6
16 Sakhalin 10 1 2 7 6 19 4 1 1 2 5 4 6 0 1 5 1 15 -13 5

Read more about Pfl

The Professional Football League (PFL) is the third level of Russian football. It is divided into five divisions (or zones) based on the team’s location. The divisions have a varying number of teams, in total about 60. The top team of each league table is promoted while the bottom team is relegated.