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Stuart Dalgleish 20th Sep 2013 - 6:45

Championship Opta Facts | 21-22 September

Charlton v Millwall

  • The Addicks have not registered a win in their last four attempts against Millwall (D2 L2).
  • Millwall have kept three clean sheets in their last three meetings with Charlton.
  • The Lions have conceded a league-high tally of five goals from outside the box in open play this term.
  • Six of Charlton's seven league goals this season have arrived after half-time.
  • Indeed, no Championship team has scored fewer first half goals than Charlton this season.
  • Millwall have won just one of their seven league games this season, but this came in midweek with a victory over Blackpool (3-1).

 

Barnsley v Watford

  • Barnsley have managed just one win in their last six against The Hornets (D2 L3).
  • Watford are currently on a seven game winless streak against Barnsley at Oakwell (D2 L5).
  • The Hornets have scored the highest tally (11) of goals in the second half of Championship games this season.
  • Chris O'Grady has scored four goals in his last five Championship appearances for Barnsley.
  • Lewis McGugan has scored 10 Championship goals since March 2013 (Watford & Nottingham Forest combined), but just two of these have come away from home.
  • This game will see the highest scoring side in the Championship (Watford - 14 goals) face the side to have conceded the most (Barnsley - 17 goals).

 

Birmingham v Sheffield Wednesday

  • Birmingham City have only lost once in their last nine meetings (in all competitions) against Sheffield Wednesday (W6 D2).
  • The Owls are without a win at St Andrews in five games (all comps) and have found the net just once during that period (D1 L4).
  • Sheffield Wednesday have lost 11 points from winning positions this season; more than any other team.
  • The Blues have scored just one goal before half-time in the Championship this season; a joint-league low.
  • Sheffield Wednesday have both scored and conceded in every one of their seven Championship games in 2013-14.

 

Blackburn v Huddersfield

  • Blackburn Rovers have lost only once in their last 12 meetings (in all competitions) against Huddersfield (W8 D3).
  • The Terriers have failed to score in their last three league visits to Ewood Park; losing all three matches.
  • Jordan Rhodes has scored in four successive Championship games for Blackburn, netting six goals overall in this period.
  • Rovers are yet to keep a clean sheet in any of their seven Championship matches in 2013-14.
  • James Vaughan is the Championship top goalscorer so far this season, netting seven goals in seven games.

 

Blackpool v Leicester

  • The Tangerines have gone six league games without a win against Leicester City (D2 L4).
  • The Foxes have won just one of their last 17 league games at Blackpool (D9 L7).
  • Blackpool are the only side in the Championship to have won maximum points at home in 2013-14 (9/9).
  • Paul Ince's side have scored in all seven of their Championship games this season.
  • David Nugent has scored in three of his last four Championship appearances for Leicester City.

 

Brighton v Bolton

  • Brighton have never kept a clean sheet at home in the league against Bolton Wanderers.
  • Bolton have recorded one win in their last seven league games against Brighton & Hove Albion (D2 L4).
  • Bolton are the only side yet to score a goal in the second half of a Championship match in 2013-14.
  • Bolton have not kept a clean sheet in any of their seven Championship games this season.
  • There have been four red cards given in Brighton's last four Championship matches, but three of these have been handed to the opposition.

 

Derby v Reading

  • The Rams have not registered a win against Reading in their last five attempts (D1 L4).
  • Reading have scored in each of their last eight visits to Derby County, netting 16 in the process.
  • No side has netted a many first half goals in the Championship this season than Derby County (8).
  • Derby have picked up only one point from their three home games so far this season (D1 L2).
  • Adam Le Fondre has scored the first Reading goal in four of their seven Championship matches this season.

 

Doncaster v Nottingham Forest

  • Doncaster Rovers have conceded just two goals in their last six league games at home to Nottingham Forest.
  • Forest have managed to beat Doncaster just twice in their last 12 meetings (D4 L6).
  • Four of the eight goals that Doncaster have conceded in the Championship this season have come in the 87th minute or later.
  • Darius Henderson has scored in each of his last three appearances for Nottingham Forest.

 

Leeds v Burnley

  • Leeds United have won the last five meetings at Elland Road; conceding just one goal in the process.
  • The Clarets have recorded just three wins in their last 17 league games against Leeds United (D1 L13).
  • Leeds have salvaged seven points from losing positions; a league-high.
  • There have been just three goals scored in the last three Championship games involving Leeds United.
  • Burnley have won four and lost only one of their seven league games in 2013-14.

 

Middlesbrough v Bournemouth

  • Middlesbrough have won all four previous home meetings with Bournemouth in league competition.
  • Bournemouth have failed to beat Middlesbrough in their last six meetings (all competitions), a run that stretches back to March 1987 (D3 L3).
  • Middlesbrough have already lost 10 points from winning positions in the Championship this term - only Sheffield Wednesday (11) have lost more.
  • The Cherries have conceded a league-high eight goals from set-pieces this season.
  • Bournemouth have scored in each of their seven league games this season, but the last six games have seen them net exactly one goal.

 

Yeovil v QPR

  • Yeovil won the last meeting between these teams (3-0 in the Football League Trophy in 2001); Chris Giles scored a brace for The Glovers.
  • QPR's only win against the Somerset side came in The FA Cup during the 1987/88 campaign, with the R's claiming a 3-0 victory.
  • Yeovil are the lowest-scoring Championship side so far in 2013-14 (3), with just one goal in the first half of games.
  • QPR have conceded only two goals in their seven Championship games so far this season; a league-low.
  • In fact, the Hoops have kept five successive clean sheets in the Championship and have yet to concede with Richard Dunne on the pitch since he signed (six apps).

 

Wigan v Ipswich

  • Wigan have won four of the last five meetings (in all competitions) involving these teams.
  • The Tractor Boys are yet to keep a clean sheet against Wigan in league competition.
  • No side has scored more goals from set-piece situations this season than Wigan (7) in the Championship.
  • The Latics have won only one of their last five Championship games (W1 D2 L2).
  • Ipswich have won two successive Championship games - the last time that they won three in a row was back in December 2012.

 

 

 
 
 

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