Premier League match prediction and preview for Desna vs Inhulets clash

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Competition: Ukraine Premier League
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Chernihiv Arena (1000 seats)

The league table in Premier League tells a story about these teams so far, with Desna leading Inhulets by 12 points. Match preview to follow:

Insights:
  • Desna have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Inhulets have yet to win a game away.

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Desna form and stats

17 points is a decent return from 8 Premier League games here at Chernihiv Arena for Desna. The data says 5 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss.

The spoils were shared in Desna's previous game, also at home. Visiting Dynamo Kyiv (placed 1st) travelled back with a draw after a 1-1 scoreline. Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Zorya (1-2).

A decent goal production from Desna in their home games so far, with 13 goals from 8 league matches. From these home matches, Desna have conceded only 6 goals.

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Inhulets form and stats

Inhulets have only collected 3 points from their away games in the Premier League, after 0-3-3 (6 played).

Inhulets's last game was the home draw against Vorskla (2-2). Preceding that game, the 0-2 loss visiting Dnipro-1's place.

Inhulets are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 6 away goals from 6 games (in the league). It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Inhulets's defence is not exactly unbeatable as they have conceded 11 goals from these trips.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Inhulets - Desna 1-1 earlier this season. Head-2-head stats last five meetings: three - two - zero (Desna wins - draws - Inhulets wins). As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), three had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

DesnaP. Budkivskyi
P. Budkivskyi
6 goals
DesnaA. Totovytsky
A. Totovytsky
5 goals
InhuletsM. Bartulović
M. Bartulović
5 goals

Desna missing players

Inhulets missing players

Desna Inhulets
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
15 8 3 Played P 0 6 15
6 5 2 Won W 0 0 1
6 2 0 Drew D 0 3 9
3 1 1 Lost L 0 3 5
20 13 4 Scored S 0 6 15
14 6 2 Conceded C 0 11 24
93% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 83% 93%
73% 62% 33% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 83% 93%
33% 38% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 33% 33%
27% 38% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 33% 20%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 7%
53% 50% 33% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 67%
33% 38% 33% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 7%
20% 12% 33% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 33%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3.1 2.8 2.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 3.5 3.7
3 1 0 Red cards R C 0 4 4
 
12.1 12.4 17.3 Shots (avg) S ( 0 11.8 11
4.1 4 3.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 3.5 3.2
32% 41% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 29% 33%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Desna have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Desna have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Desna have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Inhulets have scored away.
  • Desna haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Inhulets have yet to win a 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 Dynamo Kyiv 15 10 4 1 29 12 8 4 3 1 12 8 7 6 1 0 17 4 17 34
2 Shakhtar Donetsk 15 9 6 0 35 11 8 6 2 0 23 6 7 3 4 0 12 5 24 33
3 Zorya 14 7 5 2 26 11 7 3 3 1 12 6 7 4 2 1 14 5 15 26
4 Desna 15 6 6 3 20 14 8 5 2 1 13 6 7 1 4 2 7 8 6 24
5 Vorskla 15 5 7 3 20 13 5 3 2 0 11 3 10 2 5 3 9 10 7 22
6 Oleksandria 15 6 4 5 23 18 9 5 2 2 18 11 6 1 2 3 5 7 5 22
7 Kolos Kovalivka 15 5 7 3 20 16 8 2 5 1 10 6 7 3 2 2 10 10 4 22
8 Olimpik Donetsk 13 5 2 6 21 23 8 3 2 3 14 14 5 2 0 3 7 9 -2 17
9 Mariupol 15 4 4 7 14 21 3 0 0 3 1 4 12 4 4 4 13 17 -7 16
10 Inhulets 15 1 9 5 15 24 9 1 6 2 9 13 6 0 3 3 6 11 -9 12
11 Lviv 14 3 3 8 10 29 6 1 1 4 4 14 8 2 2 4 6 15 -19 12
12 Dnipro-1 14 3 2 9 18 28 8 2 1 5 9 12 6 1 1 4 9 16 -10 11
13 Rukh Vynnyky 15 1 7 7 13 26 8 1 5 2 9 9 7 0 2 5 4 17 -13 10
14 Minai 14 2 4 8 10 28 7 2 1 4 5 12 7 0 3 4 5 16 -18 10

Read more about Premier League

The Ukrainian Premier League is the highest division of football in Ukraine. It was created in 1991 as Ukraine declared independence from the Soviet Union. Twelve teams play each other twice in a 22 match regular season to create a league table. The table then splits in half resulting in a Championship round and a Relegation round, each playing ten more fixtures.