Premier League match preview and statistics: Kolos Kovalivka fight Rukh Vynnyky

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Competition: Ukraine Premier League
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 17:30 (UTC)
Venue: Obolon' Arena

With their 12 point advantage in the league table, Kolos Kovalivka fans are hoping to see their team collect maximum points from this game against Rukh Vynnyky.

Insights:
  • Kolos Kovalivka has the most clean sheets (4) at home in Premier League
  • Rukh Vynnyky has the fewest scored goals in the first half (5) in Premier League

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Kolos Kovalivka form and stats

Kolos Kovalivka, who have the most clean sheets (4) at home in Premier League, have collected 11 points from their Premier League home games so far after 2-5-1. Three draws from their last three home games means a steady supply of points here at Obolon' Arena, but a victory now would be sweet for Kolos Kovalivka.

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Evgeniy Volynets not having conceded a league goal in 186 minutes.

Kovalivka are returning here after visiting Lviv in a Premier League game and winning with a 2-0 scoreline. Pavlo Orikhovskyi (2) scored the goal(s). Before that, Kolos Kovalivka drew at home versus Shakhtar Donetsk.

Kolos Kovalivka are traveling soon after this match as the Ukrainian Cup match at Dynamo Kyiv awaits in four days.

Kovalivka has scored 10 league goals at home this season, in 8 matches. Kovalivka have only conceded 6 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Rukh Vynnyky form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Rukh Vynnyky, who have the fewest points (2) away in Premier League, so far with only 2 points returning home. The records show 0-2-5 (win-draw-lose). Rukh Vynnyky has lost their two previous away games and are eager to kill a negative trend in its infancy.

Two away games in a row for Vynnyky, who will hope to get a better result in this one after losing 0-2 versus Shakhtar Donetsk in the Premier League. Ahead of that game was the 1-1 draw at home against Vorskla.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Vynnyky as they have only managed to score 4 times from 7 away games in the league. For Vynnyky, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Rukh Vynnyky - Kovalivka 1-2. Numbers for the last five meetings between these two teams are: three wins for Kolos Kovalivka, zero draws and two wins for Rukh Vynnyky. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: three games.

Top Goalscorers

KovalivkaP. Orikhovskyi
P. Orikhovskyi
3 goals
Kolos KovalivkaV. Lysenko
V. Lysenko
3 goals
Rukh VynnykyY. Klymchuk
Y. Klymchuk
3 goals

Kolos Kovalivka missing players

Rukh Vynnyky missing players

Kolos Kovalivka Rukh Vynnyky
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
15 8 3 Played P 3 7 15
5 2 1 Won W 0 0 1
7 5 2 Drew D 1 2 7
3 1 0 Lost L 2 5 7
20 10 6 Scored S 3 4 13
16 6 2 Conceded C 8 17 26
87% 75% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 71% 73%
80% 62% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 71% 73%
47% 38% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 57% 47%
27% 25% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 67% 57% 40%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 14% 13%
53% 50% 33% BTTS BTTS 67% 43% 53%
40% 50% 67% Clean Sheets C S 33% 29% 27%
20% 25% 33% Failed to Score F T 33% 57% 47%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3.3 3 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3.3 2.9 2.6
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 3 4
 
10.8 12.9 13.3 Shots (avg) S ( 10.3 7.6 7.5
3.7 3.9 4.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.3 2.7 2.9
36% 32% 43% Goal Efficiency G E 30% 21% 30%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Kolos Kovalivka has the most clean sheets (4) at home in Premier League
  • Kolos Kovalivka have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Rukh Vynnyky have scored away.
  • Rukh Vynnyky has the fewest points (2) away in Premier League
  • Rukh Vynnyky has the fewest scored goals (4) away in Premier League
  • Rukh Vynnyky has the fewest scored goals in the first half (5) in Premier League
  • Rukh Vynnyky has the the worst goal difference (-13) away in Premier League
  • Rukh Vynnyky have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Rukh Vynnyky have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Rukh Vynnyky 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

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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.