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Nic Ladds 12th Oct 2011 - 9:54

Championship Opta Facts - 14-16 October

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Doncaster Rovers v Leeds United
Ramon Nunez picked up a brace as Leeds won 2-1 in the Carling Cup tie against Doncaster back in August.
Doncaster have failed to score in their last two home games against Leeds in the league.
Rovers have scored just six goals this season, meaning they have the least potent attack in the league.
Leeds picked up their first clean sheet of the season when they beat Portsmouth 1-0 last time out.
Leeds are yet to win on the road this season, claiming just two points from their four away games.
Six different goalscorers have netted Doncaster's six goals so far this season.

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Bristol City v Peterborough United
Bristol City are unbeaten in 12 matches against Peterborough in all competitions, winning 10 of these matches.
At home the Robins have not lost to the Posh since 1996, a run of 10 games in all competitions.
In 38 meetings between these teams (all comps.) there has never been a goalless draw.
Bristol City are one of just two teams that has failed to win a game at home so far this season in the Championship, claiming just two points from their five games at Ashton Gate.
Peterborough are the only side left in the Championship yet to keep a clean sheet this term.
The Robins have conceded a league high 10 goals in the last half an hour of their games this season.

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Burnley v Reading
Burnley have won just one of their last four home league games against Reading (exc. playoffs), losing two and drawing one.
Reading have won their last three against Burnley in all competitions, scoring seven and conceding just one in this run.
The Royals have gained four points from trailing situations on the road this season, more than any other team in the division.
Reading have netted 91% of their league goals in the second half so far this season, the highest ratio in the league.
Burnley's 1-0 win over Millwall last time out marked the Clarets first clean sheet of the campaign.
Reading are unbeaten in four league games, this coming after four consecutive defeats.

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Cardiff City v Ipswich Town
Ipswich have won their last five matches against Cardiff with the last three all finishing 2-0 in favour of the Tractor Boys.
Three of these defeats have come in Wales with Cardiff netting just once and conceding seven in this run.
Cardiff have conceded just one goal in their last three home games, enough for two wins and a draw.
Ipswich have kept three clean sheets in their last four matches, remaining unbeaten in this run.
The Tractor Boys have conceded a league high total of 10 goals in the 30 minutes either side of half-time.

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Coventry City v Nottingham Forest
Forest came from behind to win 2-1 in both of last season's fixtures with Coventry.
Only one of the last 10 fixtures between these sides has ended level.
The Sky Blues are unbeaten in four home games and have managed to keep two clean sheets in this period.
Forest have netted exactly one goal in six of their last eight league games including each of their last four.
Nottingham Forest have won just once in their last six league games, losing the other five.

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Derby County v Southampton
The Rams have failed to win in four home games against Southampton (inc. play-offs).
The last home win in this fixture came back in 2002, a run of eight games without a home victory.
Despite sitting at the top of the table, Southampton have picked up just one point from their last three away games.
The Saints have netted in each of their league games this season, Birmingham are the only other side in the league that can boast this record.
Southampton have netted a league high three penalties so far in this campaign.
Derby have netted six goals between the 61st and 75th minute so far, more than any other side in the league.

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Middlesbrough v Millwall
Last season both league fixtures between these teams were won by the away side.
Boro have won five of their last six home games against Millwall.
Middlesbrough have kept a clean sheet in their last five games, but have failed to score themselves in the last three.
Millwall have not won since the second game of the season, a run of eight games without a victory.
The Lions have picked up just one point on the road this season and thanks to a -8 goal difference have the worst away record in the league.
Boro are the only unbeaten side left in the Championship.

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Watford v Crystal Palace
Palace have won three of their last four games against Watford, netting exactly three goals in each of these victories.
The Hornets were winning in both of their games against the Eagles last season but could only emerge from the two meetings with a total of one point.
Last time out at home Watford picked up their first league win at Vicarage Road this season.
Palace have already won more away games in the Championship this season as they did in 2010/11.
Only Southampton (seven) have scored more goals in the last 15 minutes of Championship matches this season than Palace (six).

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West Ham United v Blackpool
The Hammers have not lost at home to Blackpool since 1934, a run of 17 games in all competitions.
Blackpool have not won in six league games against West Ham, losing four of these matches.
The Seasiders are the top scorers in the second half of Championship matches this season (12).
Both of West Ham's defeats in the league this season have come at Upton Park.
Blackpool have lost only one of their last seven league games (four draws).

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Portsmouth v Barnsley
Both games between these sides last season were won 1-0 by the home side.
Portsmouth have managed to score 11 goals in their last four home games against the Tykes, an average of 2.75 goals per game.
Barnsley have netted just three second half goals in the league this season, fewer than any other side.
Pompey have lost four of their last five league games.
Barnsley are unbeaten in seven league games, though five of these have been draws.
The Tykes are still unbeaten on the road in the Championship this season (four draws, one win).

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Brighton & Hove Albion v Hull City
Only four of the last 24 fixtures between these sides have seen both teams find the back of the net.
The Seagulls have not lost at home to Hull since 1965, a run of 18 games in all competitions without defeat.
Brighton have lost 10 points from winning positions so far this season, more than any other side in the Championship..
Last time out the Tigers managed to score twice in a game for the first time this season.
Hull's matches have seen the joint-fewest goals in the Championship this season (18).
After winning five of their first six Championship games this season (one draw), Brighton have now lost three of their last four (one draw).

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Birmingham City v Leicester City
There has not been a goalless draw between these sides since 1970, a run of 36 games in all competitions without a stalemate.
Birmingham's last home win against the Foxes came in 1985, they have lost four of the seven matches since that last victory.
Leicester have kept a clean sheet in their last four league games, and are unbeaten in seven matches.
The Foxes last two away games have both finished goalless.
Birmingham have netted in each of their league games this season, Southampton are the only other side in the league that can boast this record.
Chris Wood has scored seven goals in his last five games for the Blues in the Championship.

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