As part of the first match of the Ukrainian Football Championship, the players of Metalist and Rukh Lviv will come face to face. On whose side will the victory be in this meeting?
Metalist-1925 will celebrate its fifth birthday this year. In such a short time, the "people's team" was able to grow from an amateur team to the Premier League of Ukraine. In the last season of the UPL of the country, the Kharkiv team was able to record 16 victories and 8 peaceful outcomes for 30 rounds, which brought 56 points and a long-awaited ticket to the elite Ukrainian championship.
According to the results of the last season, "Rukh" managed to take the 10th place in the UPL standings. For 26 matches played, the Lviv team managed to record 6 wins and finished 10 matches with the world. Such results allowed the team to score 28 points, which is 2 points less than the seventh "Dnipro". In the last five meetings, the "yellow-black" avoided defeat. They got three wins, and also drew twice, having managed to demonstrate their best form.
Statistics and figures:
- "Rukh" - the favorite of the meeting;
- Metalist-1925 has a 2-match winning streak;
- "Rukh" lost only in one meeting off-season;
- The last face-to-face meeting between the teams ended with a score of 1:0 in favor of "Rukh".
We do not expect a large number of goals, continuous attacks. The opponents will do everything to keep their gates intact. The total will not be broken in this match. Our forecast will be dedicated to the grassroots total.