Match preview Pfl: Torpedo Vladimir - Smolensk

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Competition: Russia Pfl
Competition: Mon 12.April
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Torpedo Vladimir are in the 6th position while the guesting Smolensk worry at 14th.

Insights:
  • Torpedo Vladimir have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Smolensk have yet to win a game away.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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Torpedo Vladimir form and stats

Torpedo Vladimir are steadily winning Pfl games and points here. 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats is the summary from 10 games.

N. Andreev was the last player to score a league goal for Torpedo Vladimir and it's becoming a more and more distant memory as Vladimir haven't scored in 213 minutes.

Vladimir lost their last game at Dolgie Prudy (placed 1st) after a 0-1 scoreline. Preceding that match was the home game against Tver that was lost 0-2.

The manager D. Vyazmikin will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Luki-Energiya in only four days.

Torpedo Vladimir can score goals in their home matches. After 10 league matches they have found the net 20 times. 10 goals have been conceded.

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Smolensk form and stats

Smolensk have only collected 3 points from their away games in the Pfl, after 0-3-5 (8 played). It's all red in the travel logs of Smolensk, having lost four matches in a row as the visiting team. Recent form does not give Smolensk much hope, as the visitors have lost three games in a row. Torpedo Vladimir will be a tough nut to crack.

The manager V. Silovanov was unhappy after their last game, a Pfl match played at their home ground. Smolensk suffered a 0-1 loss to Leningradets (placed 5th). The game before that, was lost at home, a 1-3 defeat against Dinamo Moskva II.

A quick return to home after this game, as Smolensk are hosting Rodina Moskva in the Pfl only four days away.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Smolensk as they have only managed to score 5 times from 8 away games in the league. Smolensk have conceded 19 goals in these games. It's worth mentioning that 10 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Smolensk - Vladimir 1-4.

Top Goalscorers

VladimirN. Andreev
N. Andreev
5 goals
SmolenskB. Tsygankov
B. Tsygankov
5 goals
Torpedo VladimirD. Chernukhin
D. Chernukhin
4 goals

Torpedo Vladimir missing players

Smolensk missing players

Torpedo Vladimir Smolensk
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
18 10 4 Played P 2 8 18
9 6 4 Won W 0 0 3
3 2 0 Drew D 1 3 5
6 2 0 Lost L 1 5 10
29 20 11 Scored S 0 5 15
19 10 1 Conceded C 4 19 32
94% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 88% 89%
78% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 88% 72%
61% 70% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 62% 56%
28% 30% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 50% 33%
6% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 11%
56% 60% 25% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 50%
28% 30% 75% Clean Sheets C S 50% 12% 22%
22% 10% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 50% 39%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 1.8 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4.5 2.5 1.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
6.1 5.2 5.5 Shots (avg) S ( 4 4.8 5.3
3.2 3.5 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0.5 2 1.9
44% 50% 71% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 31% 43%
Key stats in Pfl this season:
  • All of Torpedo Vladimir's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Smolensk have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Smolensk have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Smolensk have yet to win a game away.
  • Torpedo Vladimir have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Torpedo Vladimir have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Smolensk have scored away.
  • Torpedo Vladimir 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 Dolgie Prudy 18 14 2 2 27 14 8 8 0 0 15 4 10 6 2 2 12 10 13 44
2 Dinamo Moskva II 18 11 3 4 40 23 9 5 3 1 22 10 9 6 0 3 18 13 17 36
3 Tver 18 10 4 4 32 20 9 5 3 1 17 7 9 5 1 3 15 13 12 34
4 Zenit II 18 10 3 5 36 19 10 8 1 1 27 7 8 2 2 4 9 12 17 33
5 Leningradets 18 10 3 5 27 16 8 4 0 4 16 9 10 6 3 1 11 7 11 33
6 Torpedo Vladimir 18 9 3 6 29 19 10 6 2 2 20 10 8 3 1 4 9 9 10 30
7 Rodina Moskva 18 8 5 5 34 26 10 6 2 2 24 13 8 2 3 3 10 13 8 29
8 Kazanka 17 7 6 4 33 29 8 4 3 1 18 9 9 3 3 3 15 20 4 27
9 Zvezda Sint Petersburg 18 5 6 7 22 20 10 4 4 2 14 5 8 1 2 5 8 15 2 21
10 Murom 17 6 3 8 21 23 9 4 2 3 12 10 8 2 1 5 9 13 -2 21
11 Znamya Truda 18 4 7 7 17 19 9 3 2 4 8 8 9 1 5 3 9 11 -2 19
12 Zenit Irkutsk 15 5 2 8 15 23 7 4 1 2 12 6 8 1 1 6 3 17 -8 17
13 Luki-Energiya 18 5 1 12 18 36 11 5 0 6 16 16 7 0 1 6 2 20 -18 16
14 Smolensk 18 3 5 10 15 32 10 3 2 5 10 13 8 0 3 5 5 19 -17 14
15 Kolomna 18 3 3 12 21 37 7 1 2 4 10 14 11 2 1 8 11 23 -16 12
16 Chita 17 2 2 13 12 43 6 1 2 3 7 10 11 1 0 10 5 33 -31 8

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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.