Pfl match prediction and preview for Lada SOK vs Novosibirsk clash

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Competition: Russia Pfl
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)

Struggling Lada SOK will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying Novosibirsk in the upcoming league round. It’s 11th vs 1st and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

Insights:
  • Novosibirsk have the most scored goals in the first half (17) in Pfl

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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Lada SOK form and stats

Overall Pfl stats at home this season for Lada SOK are 2-4-2 (wins-draw-losses).

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Ruslan Startsev not having conceded a league goal in 314 minutes.

The Lada supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Dinamo Barnaul in Pfl and win 1-0.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Lada here in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (5 from 8 games). Lada SOK have only conceded 5 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Novosibirsk form and stats

Novosibirsk, who have the most points (23) away in Pfl, have been very strong on the road so far with a massive 23 points collected from 9 Pfl games. 7 wins, 2 draws and 0 defeats is the record so far. Novosibirsk have been producing wins at home as well, producing a total of five victories in a row regardless of arena. Winning streaks in away matches are not that common, but Novosibirsk are close to a proper streak after winning their two previous away games.

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. Novosibirsk goalkeeper Nikolay Tsygan is eager to challenge this, with his 205 minutes of keeping balls out from the net.

Before that, Novosibirsk secured a home win against Dinamo Barnaul with the score 5-0.

As mentioned above, Novosibirsk was the only team on the pitch versus Lada Tolyatti in their previous game, winning 6-0. This could be a tougher task. It's hard not to mention M. Zhitnev's lethal finishing against Lada Tolyatti. three goals were a big reason for the important victory.

Novosibirsk are a potent attacking force on the road with their 23 goals in 9 league games. It's worth mentioning that 12 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. The Novosibirsk defense is a tough nut to crack, having conceded less than half a goal per away game on average (4 goals in 9 games). It's worth mentioning that 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Novosibirsk - Lada 1-0.

Top Goalscorers

NovosibirskM. Zhitnev
M. Zhitnev
13 goals
NovosibirskD. Bakai
D. Bakai
4 goals
NovosibirskA. Makurin
A. Makurin
4 goals

Lada SOK missing players

Novosibirsk missing players

Lada SOK Novosibirsk
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
16 8 2 Played P 3 9 16
4 2 0 Won W 3 7 11
5 4 1 Drew D 0 2 5
7 2 1 Lost L 0 0 0
20 5 0 Scored S 13 23 37
17 5 2 Conceded C 2 4 10
88% 75% 50% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 89% 94%
56% 50% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 67% 75%
31% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 56% 56%
25% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 67% 22% 25%
12% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 67% 22% 19%
25% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 33% 33% 50%
38% 50% 50% Clean Sheets C S 67% 67% 50%
50% 50% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 11% 6%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 2.2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 1.4 1.3
4 2 1 Red cards R C 1 1 2
 
12.9 13.5 10 Shots (avg) S ( 15.5 9.1 9.9
5.1 4.8 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 7.5 4.1 4.1
25% 13% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 47% 48% 49%
Key stats in Pfl this season:
  • Novosibirsk have not yet lost a game.
  • Novosibirsk have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Novosibirsk have scored at least twice as many goals away as Lada SOK have scored home.
  • Novosibirsk have the fewest conceded goals (4) away in Pfl
  • Novosibirsk have the most clean sheets (5) away in Pfl
  • Novosibirsk have the most points (23) away in Pfl
  • Novosibirsk have the most scored goals (23) away in Pfl
  • Novosibirsk have the most scored goals in the first half (17) in Pfl
  • Novosibirsk have the the best goal difference (+19) away in Pfl

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Novosibirsk 16 11 5 0 37 10 7 4 3 0 14 6 9 7 2 0 23 4 27 38
2 Tyumen 16 11 3 2 26 11 8 5 1 2 11 4 8 6 2 0 15 7 15 36
3 KAMAZ 16 11 1 4 44 16 8 6 0 2 26 8 8 5 1 2 18 8 28 34
4 Zvezda Perm 16 9 4 3 34 20 8 5 3 0 20 9 8 4 1 3 14 11 14 31
5 Volga Ulyanovsk 16 9 4 3 19 8 8 4 2 2 8 3 8 5 2 1 11 5 11 31
6 Chelyabinsk 16 9 1 6 32 15 9 6 0 3 25 8 7 3 1 3 7 7 17 28
7 Volna Kovernino 16 7 3 6 20 19 8 3 1 4 6 8 8 4 2 2 14 11 1 24
8 Dinamo Barnaul 15 7 2 6 20 20 7 4 1 2 11 8 8 3 1 4 9 12 0 23
9 Nosta 15 5 3 7 23 26 7 3 1 3 18 12 8 2 2 4 5 14 -3 18
10 Ural 2 16 4 6 6 18 24 8 2 4 2 8 8 8 2 2 4 10 16 -6 18
11 Lada SOK 16 4 5 7 20 17 8 2 4 2 5 5 8 2 1 5 15 12 3 17
12 Krylya Sovetov Samara II 14 3 1 10 18 34 7 2 0 5 13 16 7 1 1 5 5 18 -16 10
13 Zenit Izhevsk 16 2 3 11 11 28 7 2 1 4 8 10 9 0 2 7 3 18 -17 9
14 Orenburg II 16 2 2 12 8 35 9 1 1 7 4 19 7 1 1 5 4 16 -27 8
15 Lada Tolyatti 16 2 1 13 9 56 9 2 0 7 7 31 7 0 1 6 2 25 -47 7

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.