Qarabag face Neftci in the Azerbaijan Cup final on Wednesday, May 25th.
Qarabag won the domestic league title confidently, gaining 84 points in 36 matches with 66-21 aggregate goal difference. The team have finished 22 points ahead of the second team Zira. Qarabag were leaving no chances to their opponents in the cup, beating 2-0 Samkir in the round of 16. Than win was followed by triump over SumQayit in two legs, 2-0, 4-1. The semifinals against Inter Baku also ended with two wins, 4-0 and 1-0. So, Qarabag have five wins in five cup matches with 13-1 aggregate scored.
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Neftci showed quite disappointing results this season. The team have finished only sixth despite winning five put last six matches in the league. The finalists have gained 49 points in the league with 41-41 goal difference. The path to the final begun with impressive 8-0 win over Lokbatan. It was followed by two difficult two-leg matchup against Khazar Lenkoran (2-3, 2-0) and Gabala (1-1, 2-1). The team struggled both in domestic league and the cup, gaining the place in the final with big troubles. Neftci won three out of five matches, recording also one loss and one draw with 15-5 aggregate score.
Qarabag have advantage in the head-to-head record between the teams. The opponents met for times this season. Two matches were won by the champions, once Neftci were the stronger side and another match ended with a draw. Qarabag have proven in both league and the cup there is no team that can match them and should take the title, securing the double.
Prediction for the match: Qarabag to win.