Khimik Novomoskovsk fights Metallurg Lipetsk in Pfl battle

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Competition: Russia Pfl
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 22:00 (UTC)

Khimik Novomoskovsk will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 8 points behind Metallurg Lipetsk.

Insights:
  • Khimik Novomoskovsk have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Metallurg Lipetsk have the most scored goals in the second half (21) in Pfl

It's no vacation for neither Khimik Novomoskovsk nor Metallurg Lipetsk as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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Khimik Novomoskovsk form and stats

Khimik Novomoskovsk have collected 14 points from their Pfl home games so far after 4-2-3.

Novomoskovsk manager S. Podpaly and his team return home after a 2-2 draw away versus Saturn Ramenskoye (placed 1st) in the Pfl. Ahead of that match, Novomoskovsk lost 1-2 at home to Avangard Kursk.

Novomoskovsk has scored 12 league goals at home this season, in 9 matches. 12 goals have been conceded.

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Metallurg Lipetsk form and stats

Metallurg Lipetsk's travelling support has been rewarded for their time and money so far this season, having witnessed Metallurg Lipetsk collect 15 points from their 7 away matches in the Pfl. 5 victories and 0 draws have created these points (and only 2 defeats).

Metallurg go into this game after a win, the home game against Sakhalin that ended 3-0. A 1-2 loss hosting Znamya Noginsk before that.

The travelling fans enjoy Metallurg Lipetsk's attacking play in away games, having scored 13 goals in 7 league matches away. As opposed to that, Metallurg have seen the ball go into their own net 10 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Metallurg Lipetsk - Novomoskovsk 1-1, played this season. Head-2-head stats last six meetings: one - three - two (Novomoskovsk wins - draws - Metallurg Lipetsk wins). As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Metallurg LipetskA. Kutjin
A. Kutjin
9 goals
Metallurg LipetskV. Babaev
V. Babaev
7 goals
NovomoskovskA. Mingazov
A. Mingazov
5 goals

Khimik Novomoskovsk missing players

Metallurg Lipetsk missing players

Khimik Novomoskovsk Metallurg Lipetsk
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
17 9 2 Played P 2 7 17
6 4 0 Won W 1 5 10
7 2 1 Drew D 0 0 3
4 3 1 Lost L 1 2 4
23 12 0 Scored S 3 13 35
22 12 3 Conceded C 5 10 17
88% 89% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
82% 78% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 88%
53% 67% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 86% 71%
35% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 29% 29%
6% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 14% 12%
65% 56% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 71% 53%
24% 22% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 14% 41%
24% 33% 100% Failed to Score F T 50% 14% 12%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 2.6 4.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.5 2.3
3 2 2 Red cards R C 1 2 2
 
7.6 8.4 5 Shots (avg) S ( 12 12.7 12
3.4 3.2 1.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 5.3 5.4
40% 41% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 60% 41% 41%
Key stats in Pfl this season:
  • All of Metallurg Lipetsk's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Khimik Novomoskovsk have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Metallurg Lipetsk have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Metallurg Lipetsk have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Metallurg Lipetsk have the most scored goals in the second half (21) in Pfl
  • Metallurg Lipetsk haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Saturn Ramenskoye 17 10 4 3 39 13 8 7 1 0 22 3 9 3 3 3 17 10 26 34
2 Ryazan 17 11 1 5 32 18 10 7 1 2 22 10 7 4 0 3 10 8 14 34
3 Metallurg Lipetsk 17 10 3 4 35 17 10 5 3 2 22 7 7 5 0 2 13 10 18 33
4 Salyut Belgorod 17 9 6 2 28 10 9 4 4 1 18 6 8 5 2 1 10 4 18 33
5 Sokol Saratov 17 9 4 4 25 13 7 4 1 2 12 5 10 5 3 2 13 8 12 31
6 Strogino 17 8 2 7 25 25 9 5 2 2 18 11 8 3 0 5 7 14 0 26
7 Khimik Novomoskovsk 17 6 7 4 23 22 9 4 2 3 12 12 8 2 5 1 11 10 1 25
8 Znamya Noginsk 17 6 6 5 20 18 8 2 2 4 8 9 9 4 4 1 12 9 2 24
9 Avangard Kursk 17 6 6 5 22 23 8 4 4 0 14 8 9 2 2 5 8 15 -1 24
10 Krasnyy-SGAFKST 16 6 4 6 21 18 8 2 2 4 7 7 8 4 2 2 14 11 3 22
11 Kaluga 17 6 2 9 21 22 7 4 0 3 15 10 10 2 2 6 6 12 -1 20
12 Khimki 2 16 6 1 9 20 35 9 5 1 3 12 8 7 1 0 6 8 27 -15 19
13 Kvant 17 4 4 9 16 31 9 3 2 4 9 13 8 1 2 5 7 18 -15 16
14 Sakhalin 17 3 4 10 13 28 8 3 2 3 11 7 9 0 2 7 2 21 -15 13
15 Fakel II 17 4 0 13 12 33 8 3 0 5 9 12 9 1 0 8 3 21 -21 12
16 Metallurg Vidnoye 17 4 0 13 18 44 8 3 0 5 14 17 9 1 0 8 4 27 -26 12

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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.