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Vorskla Poltava take on visiting rivals Desna Chernihiv at Oleksiy Butovskyi Vorskla Stadium in this Premier League fixture on Wednesday.
Our Vorskla Poltava v Desna Chernihiv predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below including the latest game odds.
Vorskla Poltava will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 1-5 Premier League defeat last time out to Dynamo Kyiv.
Fixtures with Vorskla Poltava have usually been exciting affairs lately with high scoring anticipated. Over their past half dozen games, the sum of 23 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 10 of those being chalked up by Zeleno-Bili.
Heading into this contest, Vorskla Poltava haven't beaten Desna Chernihiv in their previous 3 matches in the league.
Last time out, Desna Chernihiv drew 2-2 in the Premier League match with Kolos Kovalivka.
Looking at their form, and Desna Chernihiv have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 9 goals overall. In defence, Siveriany have seen their frailties exposed. We will have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Coming into this meeting, Desna Chernihiv are without a win away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 09/03/2019 shows that Vorskla Poltava have won 1 of them and Desna Chernihiv 3, with the number of drawn results being 2.
A combined total of 11 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 4 for Zeleno-Bili and 7 netted by Siveriany. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.83.
Team News: Vorskla Poltava
Regarding absentees, there’s just one fitness concern for the Vorskla Poltava manager Yuriy Maksymov to be concerned with due to a largely intact set of players. Georgiy Tsitaishvili (Fractured Leg) is sidelined.
Team News: Desna Chernihiv
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available for selection, Desna Chernihiv manager Oleksandr Ryabokon doesn’t have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match.
We’ve got the feeling that Desna Chernihiv and Vorskla Poltava may well both score, with little between these two teams.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. We’re therefore predicting a close game with a score draw at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Oleksiy Butovskyi Vorskla Stadium (24,795)
Captain: Volodymyr Chesnakov
Chairman: Roman Cherniak
Manager: Yuriy Maksymov
Competitions: Premier League position 6