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Sumgayit journey to Qəbələ Şəhər Stadionu on Sunday for the Premyer Liqasi showdown with home side Gabala.
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Gabala, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-2 Premyer Liqasi success against Səbail.
Elmar Bakhshiyev's Gabala have celebrated scoring 7 times over their past six outings. The comparative number of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures amounts to 8.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Qarabağ in Premyer Liqasi action, Sumgayit will be hoping to turn things around here.
It has become apparent that Sumgayit have struggled for goals over their last six games, recording the disappointing return of only 3. In those matches, Sumgayit have also seen the collective goal tally of their opponents equal 9. Previous results aside, it remains to be seen if that trend shall be replicated in this upcoming match or not.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head to head meetings dating back to 07/03/2020 shows us that Gabala have won 3 of these games and Sumgayit 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 2.
An aggregate of 11 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 8 for Dağ canavarı and 3 coming from Sumgayit. That’s an average goals per game of 1.83.
Team News: Gabala
The Gabala boss Elmar Bakhshiyev has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash with a completely healthy group available for selection.
Team News: Sumgayit
Due to a fully injury-free squad to choose from, the Sumgayit boss Aykhan Abbasov doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report coming into this game.
We’re inclined to think that Sumgayit will manage to score against this Gabala lineup, however it probably won’t be enough to avoid defeat.
We’re going for both teams to score in a 2-1 win for Gabala after 90 minutes. Let’s see what happens here.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Qəbələ Şəhər Stadionu (4,500)
Chairman: Fariz Najafov
Manager: Elmar Bakhshiyev
Competitions: Premyer Liqasi position 2