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FC Lviv head to Volodymyr Boiko Stadium on Sunday for the Premier League showdown with home side Illichivets Mariupol.
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Illichivets Mariupol will be wanting a better result here following a 0-3 Premier League defeat last time out to Rukh Lviv.
It has not been often in recent games where Illichivets Mariupol haven’t conceded. The reality is that Mariupol have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 14 goals along the way.
Going into this contest, Illichivets Mariupol have not won at home in their last 3 league games.
In the game prior to this, FC Lviv drew 1-1 in the Premier League match with Rukh Lviv.
Over the course of their last 6 outings, FC Lviv have bagged a total of 8 goals. FC Lviv have also managed to score in every single one of those games. Over that period, they’ve had 9 goals go into their own net. While that may be of interest, we must now wait to see if such a trend will continue on in this next match.
Ahead of this clash, FC Lviv have not won away from home in their last 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head meetings stretching back to 11/05/2019 reveals that these fixtures have ended in disappointment for FC Lviv. They have not been able to come away with any victories whatsoever while Illichivets Mariupol have managed to find a way, running out winners in 83% of those matches.
A combined sum of 12 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 11 of them from Mariupol and 1 for FC Lviv. The average goals per game has been 2.
Team News: Illichivets Mariupol
Illichivets Mariupol manager Ostap Markevych will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all coming into this clash with a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: FC Lviv
Due to a fully injury-free group ready to go, FC Lviv manager Yegishe Melikyan doesn’t have any fitness worries to report ahead of this match.
We feel that FC Lviv will have to play well to find the net against this Illichivets Mariupol team who we think will likely be able to grind out a win.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a very competitive encounter with a 1-0 winning margin for Illichivets Mariupol when the full-time whistle blows.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Volodymyr Boiko Stadium (12,680)
Captain: Rustam Khudzhamov
Chairman: Tarik Makhmud Chaudri
Manager: Ostap Markevych
Competitions: Premier League position 10