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The S League clash at Jurong East Stadium on Saturday will see home side Albirex Niigata Singapore ready themselves for the challenge from opponents Hougang United.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Albirex Niigata Singapore v Hougang United - along with the latest match odds.
Albirex Niigata Singapore
Albirex Niigata Singapore will be looking for another win after the 1-5 S League triumph over Balestier Khalsa.
The only name on the scoresheet from Albirex Niigata Singapore was Tadanari Lee (44').
Three or more goals per match were seen in 6 of the past 6 meetings where Albirex Niigata Singapore have been involved. Their opponents scored 8 of them in these games whereas Albirex Niigata Singapore managed a tally of 28. We will have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Previously, Hougang United drew 3-3 in the S League tie with Tanjong Pagar United.
Proving their predisposition for high-scoring encounters, goals have been seen as many as 31 times in the last 6 games in which Hougang United have played, making it a mean average of 5.17 goals per clash. Their opponents have got 14 of those goals.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 01/04/2022 tells us that Albirex Niigata Singapore have won 3 of these games & Hougang United 0, with the tally of draws standing at 3.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 22 overall which averages out at 3.67 goals per meeting.
The previous league contest featuring the two was S League match day 4 on 06/05/2023 when the final score was Hougang United 0-5 Albirex Niigata Singapore.
Team News: Albirex Niigata Singapore
The Albirex Niigata Singapore boss Keiji Shigetomi will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all coming into this match with a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Hougang United
Hougang United manager Clement Teo has to choose a team with limited availability. Umar Akhbar (Unknown Injury) and Abdil Qaiyyim (Unknown Injury) will not be playing here. Kazuma Takayama is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
When taking all factors into account, Albirex Niigata Singapore have it within them to be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
Conversely, Hougang United may well struggle to get a goal of their own although we do see them scoring here as well.
We’re tipping a controlled 3-1 winning margin for Albirex Niigata Singapore at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Albirex Niigata Singapore
Stadium: Jurong East Stadium (2,700)
Captain: Kyoga Nakamura
Chairman: Daisuke Korenaga
Manager: Keiji Shigetomi
Competitions: S League position 1