Youth League match preview and statistics: Mariupol U21 fight Dnipro-1 U21

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Competition: Ukraine Youth League
Competition: Thu 25.February
Match begins: 23:00 (UTC)

There's been ups and downs for these two teams so far this season, occupying positions near the middle of the Youth League table so far. Here's the Mariupol U21 - Dnipro-1 U21 latest:

Insights:
  • Mariupol U21 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Dnipro-1 U21 have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

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 U21 form and stats

Mariupol U21 have played three Youth League home games so far, perhaps enough to set expectations for the season. In that case, only 3 points from these matches could be a signal of rough times ahead.

Mariupol's last game was hosting Zorya U21 (placed 8th) and winning 5-2.

A goal frenzy last time out for Mariupol, with a total of 7 goals in the match against Zorya U21. Fun stuff to watch!

Goals decide football matches and Mariupol are scoring many of them at home; 6 on target from 3 league matches. As for conceded goals, Mariupol's unpleasant statistic is 8 goals surrendered.

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Dnipro-1 U21 form and stats

The visitors are W3-D1-L2 on the road this term. That's in the Youth League.

As mentioned above, Dnipro-1 U21 was the only team on the pitch versus Inhulets' U21 in their previous game, winning 4-0. This could be a tougher task.

The travelling fans enjoy Dnipro-1's attacking play in away games, having scored 11 goals in 6 league matches away. As for defending, Dnipro-1 U21 rarely keep clean sheets as they have conceded 10 goals from these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Dnipro-1 U21 - Mariupol 0-4 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. Head-2-head stats last four meetings: two - one - one (Mariupol wins - draws - Dnipro-1 U21 wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), zero had two or less.

Mariupol U21 missing players

Dnipro-1 U21 missing players

Mariupol U21 Dnipro-1 U21
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
15 3 1 Played P 2 6 14
7 1 1 Won W 2 3 6
2 0 0 Drew D 0 1 3
6 2 0 Lost L 0 2 5
27 6 5 Scored S 4 11 24
28 8 2 Conceded C 2 10 23
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
73% 67% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 93%
67% 67% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 83% 64%
60% 67% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 50% 50%
33% 67% 100% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 21%
47% 67% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 67% 57%
27% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 17% 14%
27% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 17% 29%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1 4 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0.3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0.9 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 0 1.3
0.6 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 0 0.8
400% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 186%
Key stats in Youth League this season:
  • All of Dnipro-1 U21's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Dnipro-1 U21 have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Dnipro-1 U21 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Mariupol U21 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 Kiev U21 14 13 0 1 56 9 8 8 0 0 28 5 6 5 0 1 28 4 47 39
2 Shakhtar Donetsk U21 14 11 0 3 48 16 6 6 0 0 26 3 8 5 0 3 22 13 32 33
3 Oleksandriya U21 15 10 2 3 35 9 9 6 2 1 23 1 6 4 0 2 12 8 26 32
4 Rukh Vynnyky U21 13 8 3 2 26 11 8 6 1 1 19 7 5 2 2 1 7 4 15 27
5 Lviv U21 15 7 2 6 31 19 7 4 1 2 20 7 8 3 1 4 11 12 12 23
6 Mariupol U21 15 7 2 6 27 28 3 1 0 2 6 8 12 6 2 4 21 20 -1 23
7 Dnipro-1 U21 14 6 3 5 24 23 8 3 2 3 13 13 6 3 1 2 11 10 1 21
8 Zorya U21 14 6 2 6 28 24 7 3 1 3 17 13 7 3 1 3 11 11 4 20
9 Kolos Kovalivka U21 15 5 4 6 30 26 8 3 2 3 21 9 7 2 2 3 9 17 4 19
10 Vorskla Poltava U21 13 4 3 6 22 22 5 4 0 1 15 5 8 0 3 5 7 17 0 15
11 Desna U21 14 3 4 7 15 35 7 1 3 3 11 16 7 2 1 4 4 19 -20 13
12 Minai U21 15 2 3 10 12 36 7 1 1 5 7 16 8 1 2 5 5 20 -24 9
13 Inhulets' U21 14 1 1 12 6 59 8 1 1 6 5 26 6 0 0 6 1 33 -53 4
14 Olimpik Donetsk U21 13 0 3 10 7 50 8 0 2 6 3 24 5 0 1 4 4 26 -43 3

Read more about Youth League

The Ukrainian U21 league is a result of Ukraine starting league championships from junior teams in all age groups. Developing younger generations of football players is seen as vital to increase the overall quality of Ukrainian football. The Ukrainian U21 league is the premier league for youth players, the final step before senior football.