Premier League match prediction and preview for Mariupol vs Shakhtar Donetsk clash

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Competition: Ukraine Premier League
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion im. Volodymyra Boyka (12680 seats)

This could be an interesting match as Mariupol have their presumed home advantage while Shakhtar Donetsk are ahead 21 points in the Premier League table.

Insights:
  • Mariupol have the fewest points (5) at home in Premier League
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have the most scored goals (44) in Premier League

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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Mariupol form and stats

Mariupol's results here at Stadion im. Volodymyra Boyka in the Premier League have been very modest with 1 victory, 2 draws and 5 defeats.

The Mariupol supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Inhulets in Premier League and win 4-3. The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 0-0 versus Minai.

As you can tell by the result above, the goals flowed freely in the previous game and the stadium rocked. Could there be another goal fest today? Artem Bondarenko was absolutely essential when Mariupol beat Inhulets 4-3, scoring three goals.

Mariupol are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 8 goals in 8 games. It's worth mentioning that 5 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Mariupol have conceded 14 from these games. It's worth mentioning that 7 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Shakhtar Donetsk form and stats

5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss. That’s the product of Shakhtar Donetsk, who have the most scored goals (44) in Premier League, playing as the away team in the Premier League this season.

It's the second away game in a row for Shakhtar, but there's smiles all around after the 2-0 victory versus Vorskla (placed 5th) in the Premier League last time out. It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Lviv wasn't a success with a 2-3 loss.

Shakhtar has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 17 goals from 10 games. Shakhtar are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 8 times in 10 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Shakhtar Donetsk - Mariupol 4-1. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's zero Mariupol victories, two draws and eight Shakhtar Donetsk wins. Over/under statistics; six of these games ended with three goals or more, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

MariupolA. Bondarenko
A. Bondarenko
7 goals
Shakhtar DonetskM. Solomon
M. Solomon
7 goals
Shakhtar DonetskM. Lemos Martins
M. Lemos Martins
5 goals

Mariupol missing players

Shakhtar Donetsk missing players

Mariupol Shakhtar Donetsk
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
20 8 2 Played P 3 10 20
5 1 0 Won W 2 5 12
6 2 0 Drew D 1 4 6
9 5 2 Lost L 0 1 2
21 8 1 Scored S 3 17 44
31 14 3 Conceded C 0 8 15
85% 88% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 90% 95%
55% 50% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 33% 70% 80%
45% 50% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 50%
35% 38% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 30% 40%
25% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 10% 20%
50% 50% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 40% 50%
25% 12% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 60% 45%
40% 50% 50% Failed to Score F T 33% 10% 10%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.6 3.1 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 2 1.6
6 2 0 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
8.2 8.2 9 Shots (avg) S ( 11.3 12.3 14.3
3.9 3.8 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 5 6.5
27% 27% 12% Goal Efficiency G E 20% 31% 33%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • Mariupol have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Mariupol have the fewest points (5) at home in Premier League
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have scored more than double the goals of Mariupol.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have the most scored goals (44) in Premier League
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have the most scored goals in the first half (18) in Premier League

  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 20 15 4 1 43 14 10 6 3 1 18 8 10 9 1 0 25 6 29 49
2 Shakhtar Donetsk 20 12 6 2 44 15 10 7 2 1 27 7 10 5 4 1 17 8 29 42
3 Zorya 19 10 5 4 33 14 9 4 3 2 16 8 10 6 2 2 17 6 19 35
4 Desna 20 9 6 5 29 20 11 7 2 2 18 8 9 2 4 3 11 12 9 33
5 Vorskla 20 8 7 5 27 17 9 5 2 2 17 7 11 3 5 3 10 10 10 31
6 Kolos Kovalivka 20 7 9 4 26 19 10 3 5 2 12 8 10 4 4 2 14 11 7 30
7 Oleksandria 20 7 5 8 27 24 11 6 2 3 21 13 9 1 3 5 6 11 3 26
8 Dnipro-1 20 7 4 9 30 31 10 3 2 5 14 13 10 4 2 4 16 18 -1 25
9 Mariupol 20 5 6 9 21 31 8 1 2 5 8 14 12 4 4 4 13 17 -10 21
10 Inhulets 20 3 10 7 20 31 11 2 7 2 10 13 9 1 3 5 10 18 -11 19
11 Olimpik Donetsk 19 5 2 12 22 35 10 3 2 5 14 17 9 2 0 7 8 18 -13 17
12 Minai 19 3 6 10 12 33 10 3 2 5 7 14 9 0 4 5 5 19 -21 15
13 Lviv 18 4 3 11 15 44 8 2 1 5 8 20 10 2 2 6 7 24 -29 15
14 Rukh Vynnyky 19 2 7 10 15 36 10 1 5 4 9 15 9 1 2 6 6 21 -21 13

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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.