Shakhtar Donetsk vs Zorya full preview

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Competition: Ukraine Premier League
Competition: Fri 15.October
Match begins: 16:30 (UTC)
Venue: Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist (40003 seats)

Premier League: Two participants who have done splendidly so far. Prepare for Shakhtar Donetsk - Zorya with this broad guide!

Insights:
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Zorya have the most scored goals (14) away in Premier League

Both teams have had sufficient rest since their previous effort on the pitch. Let's trust this will be an in-your-face match!

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Shakhtar Donetsk form and stats

4-0-1 (win-draw-lost) are the Premier League numbers at home for Shakhtar Donetsk so far this season. It’s been three wins in a row for Shakhtar here at Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist, hoping to make this one the fourth consecutive victory.

The home team returns to Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist after being equal after 90 minutes with Dynamo Kyiv (placed 1st) on their last time out; the Premier League game ended 0-0.

The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a Champions League home game that ended 0-0 versus Inter.

The match schedule is unforgiving for Shakhtar as they have a new game in only four days, a Champions League match thankfully also at home. Real Madrid are visiting.

The Shakhtar manager R. De Zerbi has got the team scoring with 11 from 5 home games in the league. Shakhtar are not conceding a lot of goals here at Oblasny SportKomplex Metalist in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 4 from 5 matches.

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Zorya form and stats

3-1-0 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Zorya, who have the most scored goals (14) away in Premier League, in their Premier League matches away.

Zorya have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper Dmytro Matsapura. It's been 323 minutes since they last conceded in Premier League.

Zorya are travelling after their nice 2-0 home win in the Premier League against Desna (placed 7th).

Ahead of that match was the victory versus Dnipro-1 at their stadium, the result 4-0.

The prediction for this game is lots of goals as Zorya alone have scored more than three on average in their league games away (14 from 4 played). 5 goals have been conceded by Zorya in these games.

Head 2 Head

Shakhtar Donetsk-Zorya H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Shakhtar five wins, Zorya two wins, three draws. four of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Shakhtar DonetskL. Traore
L. Traore
6 goals
ZoryaV. Kochergin
V. Kochergin
5 goals
Shakhtar DonetskH. Sudakov
H. Sudakov
3 goals

Shakhtar Donetsk missing players

Zorya missing players

Shakhtar Donetsk Zorya
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
10 5 1 Played P 1 4 10
7 4 1 Won W 1 3 6
2 0 0 Drew D 0 1 2
1 1 0 Lost L 0 0 2
23 11 2 Scored S 4 14 22
5 4 0 Conceded C 0 5 9
90% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
90% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 80%
60% 60% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 75% 50%
20% 20% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 75% 30%
20% 20% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 50% 20%
40% 60% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 75% 50%
60% 40% 100% Clean Sheets C S 100% 25% 40%
10% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 10%
 
5.7 5.4 5 Corners for (avg) C F 5 5.5 5.5
1.8 1.8 3 Corners against (avg) C A 8 3.8 4.5
1.5 1.2 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4 3.5 3
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
14.2 13.4 9 Shots (avg) S ( 11 15.8 13.1
5.7 5.4 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 7.8 5.6
40% 41% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 80% 45% 39%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • All of Shakhtar Donetsk's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Zorya's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Zorya have not yet lost a game away.
  • Zorya have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Zorya have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Zorya have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Zorya have the most scored goals (14) away in Premier League
  • Zorya haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  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 10 8 2 0 25 2 6 5 1 0 18 0 4 3 1 0 7 2 23 26
2 Shakhtar Donetsk 10 7 2 1 23 5 5 4 0 1 11 4 5 3 2 0 12 1 18 23
3 Vorskla 10 6 3 1 19 7 7 5 2 0 17 5 3 1 1 1 2 2 12 21
4 Zorya 10 6 2 2 22 9 6 3 1 2 8 4 4 3 1 0 14 5 13 20
5 Dnipro-1 10 6 1 3 14 12 4 3 0 1 5 5 6 3 1 2 9 7 2 19
6 Oleksandria 10 5 3 2 10 7 2 2 0 0 3 1 8 3 3 2 7 6 3 18
7 Desna 10 5 1 4 13 16 6 4 0 2 9 7 4 1 1 2 4 9 -3 16
8 Metalist 1925 Kharkiv 10 4 1 5 9 13 5 3 0 2 7 7 5 1 1 3 2 6 -4 13
9 Veres 10 3 3 4 9 12 5 2 3 0 3 1 5 1 0 4 6 11 -3 12
10 Rukh Vynnyky 10 3 2 5 8 12 4 2 1 1 4 4 6 1 1 4 4 8 -4 11
11 Kolos Kovalivka 9 3 2 4 7 14 6 2 1 3 5 7 3 1 1 1 2 7 -7 11
12 Inhulets 10 2 2 6 9 18 4 1 1 2 5 8 6 1 1 4 4 10 -9 8
13 Minai 9 1 3 5 6 12 4 1 2 1 5 5 5 0 1 4 1 7 -6 6
14 Lviv 10 1 3 6 6 15 6 0 3 3 3 8 4 1 0 3 3 7 -9 6
15 Chornomorets 10 1 3 6 11 24 4 0 2 2 3 9 6 1 1 4 8 15 -13 6
16 Mariupol 10 1 1 8 12 25 5 0 0 5 6 16 5 1 1 3 6 9 -13 4

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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.