Rukh Lviv vs Metalist. Will Kharkiv players be able to return to the UPL elite on a positive note?

On August 24, within the framework of the 1st round of the UPL, the teams Rukh Lviv and Metalist Kharkiv will meet.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Rukh Lviv vs Metalist

Rukh Lviv

Lviv Rukh played in the Ukrainian Premier League last season. The team showed a very mediocre result, however, at the time the championship was stopped, the "black and yellow" managed to gain a foothold in 10th position. During the forced pause, the wards of Leonid Kuchuk held a number of friendly matches, showing a generally good result, the club scored 4 victories and one draw in 7 fights.

Only in the last matches, Rukh lost concentration, because of which the team lost first to Gornik Zabrze (2:4), and then to Lviv 0:1.


Metalist was re-created in 2019, the team was initially positioned as a successor to the previously closed club. It took the Yellow-Blues only two seasons to reach the elite of Ukrainian football. According to the results of the last First League draw, the Kharkiv team was awarded the first place, because after 20 rounds it was they who were in the lead. During the forced pause, Oleg Ratiya's wards played a large number of friendly matches, often intersecting with strong representatives of European football.

In the last game, the "yellow-blue" were defeated by the Spanish Deportivo 2:4.

Rukh Lvov vs Metalist

Rukh Lviv vs Metalist facts

  • Under 2.5 goals played in 12 of Rukh's last 14 matches in the Ukrainian league;
  • Rukh does not concede in the last 3 home matches of the championship of Ukraine;
  • Rukh are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 Ukrainian league home matches.

Game Totals Prediction

Rukh performs with varying success, the team is faced with the task of taking a step forward in the fight for a ticket to European competition. The metalworker has experienced not the best moments in his history in recent months, and instead of fighting for medals, there will be a maximum in the middle of the table. In the upcoming meeting, the hosts look balanced, more mobile, and simply stronger: the victory of Rukh. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

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