Match preview Youth League: Shakhtar Donetsk U21 - Zorya U21

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Competition: Ukraine Youth League
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 23:00 (UTC)

2nd position in the Youth League table for Shakhtar Donetsk U21 so far, a good performance. The home supporters hope for more joy as 8th-placed Zorya U21 visits.

Insights:
  • Shakhtar Donetsk U21 has the the best goal difference (+25) at home in Youth League
  • Shakhtar Donetsk U21 have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Zorya U21 have scored away.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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Shakhtar Donetsk U21 form and stats

Home games in the Youth League have been a walk in the park for Shakhtar Donetsk U21 so far, with 21 points won from 7 matches; 7 wins, 0 draws and 0 losses. The team is able to perform also as the away side, as they are nurturing a very healthy winning streak of four straight victories regardless of arena.

It's goals goals goals for Shakhtar who have scored 28 goals from 7 league home games. Defensively Shakhtar have been outstanding, conceding less than half a goal on average per home game in the league (3 in 7 games). For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Zorya U21 form and stats

3 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. That’s the product of Zorya U21 playing as the away team in the Youth League this season. The travelling fans think it's time that their travel expenses are covered with some points now, as Zorya have lost on their last two travels.

Zorya play their second straight away game, having lost the previous one 2-5 to Mariupol U21 (placed 6th).

A crazy, crazy match with lots of goals last time out for Zorya, as mentioned above. 7 goals in that one, will this match be as much fun?

Zorya U21 are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 11 times in 7 away games so far. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Zorya U21 have conceded 11 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result Zorya U21 - Shakhtar 2-3 entered in the official records. Last ten meetings between the teams: Shakhtar won six, Zorya U21 won one and three draws. eight games with over 2,5 goals, two matches with two goals or less.

Shakhtar Donetsk U21 missing players

Zorya U21 missing players

Shakhtar Donetsk U21 Zorya U21
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
15 7 3 Played P 2 7 14
12 7 3 Won W 0 3 6
0 0 0 Drew D 0 1 2
3 0 0 Lost L 2 3 6
50 28 10 Scored S 0 11 28
16 3 1 Conceded C 4 11 24
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
93% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 100%
87% 86% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 57% 71%
80% 71% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 14% 36%
40% 29% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 14% 36%
60% 43% 33% BTTS BTTS 0% 43% 57%
33% 57% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 29% 29%
7% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 29% 14%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0.2 0.3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 0 0.8
0 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 0 0.4
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 475%
Key stats in Youth League this season:
  • All of Shakhtar Donetsk U21's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Zorya U21's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk U21 has the the best goal difference (+25) at home in Youth League
  • Shakhtar Donetsk U21 have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk U21 have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Zorya U21 have scored away.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk U21 have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk U21 have won all their matches at home so far.
  • Shakhtar Donetsk U21 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Zorya 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 15 14 0 1 65 9 8 8 0 0 28 5 7 6 0 1 37 4 56 42
2 Shakhtar Donetsk U21 15 12 0 3 50 16 7 7 0 0 28 3 8 5 0 3 22 13 34 36
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 14 8 3 3 26 13 8 6 1 1 19 7 6 2 2 2 7 6 13 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 15 3 4 8 15 44 8 1 3 4 11 25 7 2 1 4 4 19 -29 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.