Championship Opta Facts - 2nd & 3rd October
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Barnsley v Cardiff
Barnsley won both league clashes between the sides last season without conceding a goal.
The last three meetings between the sides at Oakwell in all competitions have ended 1-0: once to the Tykes and twice to Cardiff.
Barnsley are unbeaten at home in the league this season.
Jamie Hammill has scored in his last three appearances at Oakwell.
Cardiff have lost their last two away games, both by a score of 2-0.
Bristol City v Norwich
Bristol City have won their last five meetings with the Canaries.
Norwich have managed just one win in their last seven trips to Aston Gate, losing five.
The Robins are the only Championship side yet to pick up a win at home in the league this season.
Norwich have scored exactly once in each of their away matches this season.
Crystal Palace v QPR
Three of the last four league clashes between Palace and QPR have ended in a draw.
The Eagles have scored just once in their last four games against QPR.
Akos Buzsaky scored in both games against Crystal Palace last season.
The Hoops have kept eight clean sheets in nine league games this season.
Palace have failed to score in five of their last six league matches.
Jamie Mackie has scored in every away match for QPR this season.
Doncaster v Nottingham Forest
Doncaster have won three of their last four games at home to Forest by a score of 1-0: the other match finished goalless.
Nottingham Forest have failed to score in six of their last eight games against Rovers.
Rovers remain unbeaten at home in the league this season.
Forest are unbeaten in their last eight league games, though six of these have been draws.
Hull v Coventry
Hull have won just one of their last five games at home to Coventry.
The Tigers are yet to see one of their strikers score in the league this season.
Hull are one of only two teams in the Championship yet to concede a goal at home.
The Sky Blues have scored in every match this season, but have kept only one clean sheet.
Ipswich v Leeds United
Ipswich are unbeaten in six against Leeds, drawing three.
Roy Keane lost just two of his 17 meetings with Leeds in the Premier League as a player, and won both Championship games as manager of Sunderland in 2006/07.
Ipswich are yet to score in the first half this season.
Leeds' last four league games have seen them keep two clean sheets, but concede six and five in the other two.
Leicester v Scunthorpe
In eight meetings, Scunthorpe have never beaten Leicester.
Martyn Waghorn scored for Leicester in both meetings with the Iron last season.
The Foxes have conceded a total of 10 goals in their last two league games.
Only four teams have picked up more points on the road in the Championship this season than Scunthorpe.
Middlesbrough v Portsmouth
Boro have lost just one of their last six clashes at home to Portsmouth, drawing four.
Pompey have failed to score in four of their last six matches against Middlesbrough.
Boro have won their last three home league games.
Pompey have lost their last five matches away from home in the league.
Millwall v Burnley
Millwall have lost just one of their last seven games at home to Burnley in all competitions.
The Clarets have failed to score on their last four trips to Millwall's ground.
After winning three of their opening four games, Millwall are without a victory in their last five in the league.
Burnley have picked up just one win from their last 14 away from home in the league.
Preston v Reading
The Royals have won on two of their last three trips to Deepdale.
Simon Church and Jimmy Kebe both scored in each match against Preston last season.
None of Preston's last 14 league games have ended in a draw.
Reading have had a man sent off in their last three games.
Sheffield United v Watford
United have won three of their last four matches against Watford.
United are yet to score more than once in a game this season.
The Blades' games have produced just 16 goals this season, fewer than any other side in the Championship.
Despite playing only four games, if only away form counted in the Championship this season, Watford would be top.
Swansea v Derby
Swansea won both meetings with Derby last season by a score of 1-0.
The Swans' are the only Championship team with a 100% home record this season.
Stephen Dobbie has hit three goals in his last four league appearances.
The Rams have scored more goals in their last two league matches (eight) than they had in their previous seven this season.