The Premier League game at Metalist Oblast Sports Complex on Monday sees home team Metalist 1925 Kharkiv fighting it out with Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Metalist 1925 Kharkiv v Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih match are shown here - plus the latest betting odds.
Metalist 1925 Kharkiv
Metalist 1925 Kharkiv prepare for this game following on from a 0-0 Premier League draw vs Inhulets Petrove.
Under three goals per match were scored during 5 of the last 6 meetings where Metalist 1925 Kharkiv have taken part. Regarding the goal weighting in this period, opposing sides scored a total of 5 and Metalist 1925 Kharkiv totted up 3. That sort of pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward into this game, however.
Going into this contest, Metalist 1925 Kharkiv are undefeated in their last 3 league matches at home.
Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih
Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih will come into the match following on from a 2-0 Premier League win with the defeat of Metalist Kharkiv in their last match.
The trend of at least one team not managing to score in games featuring Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih has become noticeable of late. Examining their last six meetings shows that this has happened 5 times. During these clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal aggregate of 3 while Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih have scored 5.
Head to head
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was Premier League match day 14 on 20/11/2022 when it finished Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 0-2 Metalist 1925 Kharkiv.
Team News: Metalist 1925 Kharkiv
Nearly everyone is up for selection, with just the sole fitness concern for the Metalist 1925 Kharkiv boss Edmar Halovskyi to contend with from a near full-strength group. Dmytro Kapinus (Unknown Injury) will miss out. Maksym Zhychykov will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih
Due to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, the Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih manager Yuriy Vernydub does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.
Here, we’re thinking that Metalist 1925 Kharkiv will need to apply a lot of pressure to register a score against this Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih side who we think will gain the upper hand.
Therefore, we predict a good battle with a 0-1 winning score for Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih when all is said and done.
Hoping for a good game.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Metalist 1925 Kharkiv
Stadium: Metalist Oblast Sports Complex (41,307)
Captain: Denys Sydorenko
Chairman: Yaroslav Vdovenko
Manager: Edmar Halovskyi
Competitions: Premier League position 9