NPFL MD34 statistical preview: MFM yet to lose in Jos

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The Nigeria professional Football League enters matchday 34 with some tasty ties on offer. Top of the bill is the potential title decider between Plateau United versus MFM FC.  That’s not all for a weekend packed  with all twenty sides set to slug it out for points. But how have they fared in the build up to this weekend? We preview the weekend’s game from a statistical angle.

PLATEAU UTD VS MFM

0 – Plateau are on an unbeaten run of 4 NPFL matches.
0 – MFM are on an unbeaten run of 3 NPFL matches.
10 – Plateau won all their last 10 NPFL home matches and are yet to concede in their last 4 at home.
1 – MFM won their last away match and lost their other 4 in their last 5 NPFL away matches.
0 – Plateau has never won a match at home to MFM in the NPFL. The only match between Plateau and MFM in Jos ended in a 1-1 draw last season.

ABIA WARRIORS VS SHOOTING STARS

1 – Both Abia and Shooting have lost just 1 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
0 – Abia are without a win in their last 2 NPFL home matches and yet to score or concede in their last 2 at home.
1 – Shooting lost their last NPFL away match.
0 – Abia has never lost or drawn a match at home to Shooting in the NPFL.

AKWA VS TORNADOES

8 – Akwa won all their last 8 NPFL home matches.
12 – Tornadoes lost 11 and drew 1in their last 12 NPFL away matches and are yet to score in their last 4 NPFL away matches.
0 – Since 2012, Akwa has never conceded at home to Tornadoes in the NPFL.
0 – Since 2012, Akwa has never lost or drawn a match at home to Tornadoes in the NPFL.

ELKANEMI VS FCIU

4 – Elkanemi won all their last 4 NPFL home matches and are yet to concede in their last 4 at home.
2 – FCIU drew their last away match and has drawn 2 and lost 2 in their last 4 NPFL away matches.
1 – Elkanemi won their last NPFL home match against FCIU last season 2-1.

RANGERS VS SUNSHINE

2 – Both Rangers and Sunshine have lost just 2 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
2 – Rangers won their last 2 NPFL home matches.
2 – Sunshine lost their last away match but has won 2 and lost 1 in their last 3 NPFL away matches.
1 – Since 2011, Rangers won all their NPFL home matches to Sunshine save for 2014 which ended in a goaless draw.

ENYIMBA VS ABS

10 – Enyimba won all their last 10 NPFL home matches.
11 – ABS drew their away match but lost their other 11 in their last 12 NPFL away matches.
0 – Enyimba has never conceded at home to ABS in the NPFL.
0 – Enyimba has never lost or drawn a match at home to ABS in the NPFL.

GOMBE VS PILLARS

2 – Gombe drew their last 2 NPFL home match, are without a goal in their last 2 at home and are yet to concede in their last 3 at home.
3 – Pillars lost their last 3 NPFL away matches and are yet to score in their last 3 away.
1 – Pillars won their last NPFL away match to Gombe 2-3 in 2014.

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KATSINA VS WIKKI

1 – Katsina drew their last home match but won their other 4 in their last 5 NPFL away matches.
3 – Wikki lost all their last 3 NPFL away matches.
1 – This will be Katsina’s first NPFL home match to Wikki.

NASARAWA VS LOBI

2 – Both Nasarawa and Lobi have lost just 2 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
4 – Nasarawa won 4 and drew 1 in their last 5 NPFL home matches.
1 – Lobi drew their last away match and lost their other 4 in their last 5 NPFL matches.
0 – Since 2014, Nasarawa won all their NPFL home matches to Lobi.

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REMO STARS VS RIVERS UTD

0 – Remo are without a win in their last 4 NPFL home matches.
2 – Rivers lost their last 2 NPFL away matches and are without a win in their last 4 NPFL matches.
1 – This is Remo’s first NPFL match at home to Rivers.

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