The 2021/2022 Nigerian Professional Football League enters Week 33 this weekend. We bring you a review of the statistics as of Matchday 32.
A Total number of 318 matches has been played already this term.
248 ended in Wins. The home teams have emerged victorious on 223 occasions with 25 wins for visiting teams.
70 matches have ended in Draws.
A total number of 629 goals have been scored averaging two goals per match. 468 goals have been scored by home teams while visiting teams have found the back of the net 161 times.
72 penalty kicks have been awarded with 55 of this successfully converted.
9 Own goals have been conceded .
Leading goal scorers
Rafiu Ishaq & Chijioke Akuneto (Rivers United) Abdulazeez Yusuf (Gombe United) – 14 goals each
1,201 Yellow cards have been issued . The Red card has been brandished 40 times.
Rivers United are top of the standings having amassed 67 points. They have scored 51 goals scored and conceded 18 goals.
Rivers United’s 51 goals this term is the highest making them the best attacking team yet. Heartland Fc have conceded 44 goals to hold the worst defence record.
There are 2 outstanding games which will be decided in midweek to bring all 20 teams at par as we approach the end of the season.
NPFL Week 33 fixtures .
Enyimba Vs Kwara United
Gombe United Vs Dakkada
Akwa United Vs Remo Stars
Lobi Stars Vs Heartland
Katsina United Vs MFM
Nasarawa United Vs Rangers
Kano Pillars Vs Wikki Tourists
Sunshine Stars Vs Niger Tornadoes
Shooting Stars Vs Plateau United
Rivers United Vs Abia Warriors.