Gabala are going to host Zira in the 16th tour of the league season. The match will kick-off at 3:00 pm. AZT Saturday.
- The sides are sitting on the top three ranks of the league table. They will face for the third time of the season.
- The fixture is Gabala’s first home match of the year.
- The pair met twelve times after their first-ever tie in 2015. Gabala are going ahead with five victories following three losses and four draws. The red-black team scored nineteen goals as the opponent side shot in eleven.
- Gabala’s all nineteen goals were scored by twelve players. Oleksiy Gai scored four goals that are more than any other Gabala footballers being followed by Ermin Zec with three, Theo Weeks and Filip Ozobic both with two.
- Roman Grigorchuk’s red-black squad are keeping up scoring streak of the last ten games.
- All the twelve ties include ten league and two cup events. The sides shared four league draws and won three matches.
- Gabala’s lead is evident with twelve goals as Zira shot in nine.
- Gabala are having two home victories in all six home appearances following three draws and one loss. The red-black men scored nine and conceded five at home.
25.10.2015. Premier League. Gabala - Zira (Baku) - 0:0
16.12.2015. Premier League. Zira - Gabala - 1:0
Nijat Gurbanov, 24
02.03.2016. Azerbaijan Cup. Zira - Gabala - 1:2
Nelson Bonilla, 77 // Oleksiy Gay, 75; Dodo, 84
09.03.2016. Azerbaijan Cup. Gabala - Zira (Baku) - 5:1
Oleksiy Gai, 5, 12; Rashad Sadigov, 17; Rashad Eyubov, 65; Ermin Zec, 79 // Nurlan Novruzov, 36
13.03.2016. Premier League. Gabala - Zira (Baku) - 1:2
Oleksiy Gay, 17 // Nelson Bonilla, 40, 84
07.05.2016. Premier League. Zira - Gabala - 0:3
Rafael Santos, 26, Ermin Zec, 47, 79
25.09.2016. Premier League. Zira - Gabala - 0:2
Theo Weeks, 19;76
19.11.2016. Premier League. Gabala - Zira (Baku) - 1:0
Filip Ozobic, 52
12.02.2017. Premier League. Zira - Gabala - 2:2
Victor Igbekoi, 53; Richard Gadze, 90+4 // Daniel Subotic, 37; Filip Ozobic, 88
02.04.2017. Premier League. Gabala - Zira (Baku) - 1:1
Sergei Zenjov, 8 // Sezar Meza Colli, 61
09.09.2017. Premier League. Gabala - Zira (Baku) - 1:1
Javid Huseynov, 90+1 (p.) // Victor Igbekoyi, 74
28.10.2017. Premier League. Zira - Gabala - 2:1
Milan Duric, 19 (p.); Sadio Tounkara, 38 // Famussa Kone, 72