Super League match preview: Buildcon versus Nkwazi

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Competition: Zambia Super League
Competition: Wed 16.June
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Levy Mwanawasa Stadium (49800 seats)

Buildcon prepare for this after their 4-0 result against Zanaco, a game they learned a lot from. How will they do against Nkwazi?

Insights:
  • Buildcon have the most points from losing position (15) in Super League
  • Nkwazi have the most clean sheets (16) in Super League

Nkwazi are fighting to avoid relegation and will work hard for points.

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Buildcon form and stats

30 points is a decent return from 15 Super League games here at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium for Buildcon. The data says 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses.

It's back home for Buildcon, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Zanaco away with the result 4-0. As mentioned above, Buildcon "killed" Zanaco in their previous game. They need to reset completely for this one and beware of complacency.

Preceding that game was the away draw at Green Eagles that finished 1-1.

There will be little rest for Buildcon after this match as they are travelling to Nkana for a Super League game in only two days.

Buildcon has scored 21 league goals at home this season, in 15 matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Buildcon are not conceding a lot of goals here at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 13 from 15 matches.

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Nkwazi form and stats

Playing away, Nkwazi, who have the most clean sheets (16) in Super League, have won 3 games, drawn 7 and suffered 5 defeats in the Super League this season.

Nkwazi go into this game after a win, the home game against Young Green Eagles that ended 3-0.

Preceding that game, the 0-1 loss visiting Lusaka Dynamos's place.

A new game in only three days for Nkwazi, the Super League home match versus NAPSA Stars. Busy days.

The visitors have scored 13 goals from 15 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. 15 goals have been conceded by Nkwazi in these games.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Nkwazi - Buildcon 1-0. Head-to-head totals (for the last eight meetings): Buildcon won one game, four matches ended with a draw and Nkwazi has three wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: zero / eight

Buildcon missing players

Nkwazi missing players

Buildcon Nkwazi
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
31 15 5 Played P 5 15 31
13 9 3 Won W 2 3 10
7 3 1 Drew D 2 7 11
11 3 1 Lost L 1 5 10
39 21 7 Scored S 4 13 26
33 13 6 Conceded C 3 15 26
94% 87% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 80% 73% 74%
71% 80% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 40% 53% 48%
48% 53% 60% Over 2.5 O 2.5 20% 40% 32%
13% 7% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 13% 10%
3% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 7% 3%
58% 60% 80% BTTS BTTS 40% 53% 35%
26% 33% 0% Clean Sheets C S 40% 33% 52%
23% 20% 20% Failed to Score F T 40% 40% 39%
 
4.1 4.6 3.8 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 4 4.9
4.6 4.4 4.6 Corners against (avg) C A 3.8 3.4 3.8
2 2.2 2.4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.5 1.9
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 2 4
 
9.1 9.8 9.8 Shots (avg) S ( 8 7.5 10.2
2.4 3 3.4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 2.9 4.4
52% 45% 41% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 31% 16%
Key stats in Super League this season:
  • Buildcon have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Buildcon have the most points from losing position (15) in Super League
  • Nkwazi have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Nkwazi have the most clean sheets (16) in Super League
  • Nkwazi have won significantly less corners away then at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 ZESCO United 30 19 4 7 43 23 14 10 1 3 26 11 16 9 3 4 17 12 20 61
2 Zanaco 31 15 8 8 48 33 15 11 2 2 33 16 16 4 6 6 15 17 15 53
3 Lusaka Dynamos 32 12 11 9 35 30 17 8 6 3 24 14 15 4 5 6 11 16 5 47
4 Kabwe Warriors 31 13 8 10 34 30 15 8 3 4 16 10 16 5 5 6 18 20 4 47
5 Buildcon 31 13 7 11 39 33 15 9 3 3 21 13 16 4 4 8 18 20 6 46
6 Red Arrows 31 13 7 11 33 27 16 9 4 3 22 9 15 4 3 8 11 18 6 46
7 Green Buffaloes 32 10 13 9 38 31 16 7 6 3 25 12 16 3 7 6 13 19 7 43
8 Green Eagles 31 10 13 8 35 29 16 7 8 1 22 11 15 3 5 7 13 18 6 43
9 Forest Rangers 31 11 10 10 34 31 15 7 5 3 19 12 16 4 5 7 15 19 3 43
10 Prison Leopards 31 11 8 12 35 31 16 9 4 3 21 11 15 2 4 9 14 20 4 41
11 Power Dynamos 32 10 11 11 27 26 16 6 7 3 12 10 16 4 4 8 15 16 1 41
12 Nkwazi 31 10 11 10 26 26 16 7 4 5 13 11 15 3 7 5 13 15 0 41
13 Young Green Eagles 31 9 12 10 22 33 15 8 5 2 15 9 16 1 7 8 7 24 -11 39
14 Indeni 31 8 13 10 35 40 16 5 5 6 19 21 15 3 8 4 16 19 -5 37
15 Nkana 30 11 4 15 36 45 16 6 4 6 26 22 14 5 0 9 10 23 -9 37
16 NAPSA Stars 31 9 9 13 34 44 16 6 4 6 17 19 15 3 5 7 17 25 -10 36
17 Lumwana Radiants 31 7 12 12 22 37 15 5 7 3 14 13 16 2 5 9 8 24 -15 33
18 Kitwe United 32 3 11 18 15 42 15 2 8 5 8 14 17 1 3 13 7 28 -27 20