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Stuart Dalgleish 25th Sep 2013 - 20:27

Championship Opta Facts | 27-28 September


Huddersfield v Blackpool


  • Huddersfield striker James Vaughan has netted 14 times in his last 13 games in all competitions.
  • Seasiders' talisman Thomas Ince has scored four times in five league appearances this season.
  • No player has scored more headed goals this term than James Vaughan (4).
  • The Tangerines have managed to score six goals in the final fifteen minutes of matches this term; more than any other side.
  • The Terriers are unbeaten in seven games league matches at home, winning three (D4).


Nottm Forest v Derby


  • No side has averaged a higher possession rate than Forest this season (56.69%).
  • Derby are unbeaten in their last four matches against their East Midlands rivals, winning three and drawing the other.
  • Forest have netted in each of their eight league games this season, scoring two or more in their last three.
  • Forest have won just twice in their last seven home league games against Derby (D2 L3).
  • No side has netted more first half goals in the Championship this season than Derby County (8).


Bolton v Yeovil


  • Bolton have won both previous meetings against Yeovil, with their most recent victory coming in the League Cup in September 2004 at Huish Park (0-2).
  • No side has scored fewer goals than Yeovil this campaign (3).
  • The Trotters are yet to keep a clean sheet this season.
  • The Trotters are the only side yet to score a second half goal this term.
  • James Hayter has attempted 11 shots without scoring this season; more than any other Yeovil player.


Bournemouth v Blackburn


  • The Cherries are yet to lose after going ahead in the league this term, winning four and drawing the other.
  • Jordan Rhodes has scored six goals in his last five Championship matches for Blackburn.
  • No side has conceded more goals from set-piece situations in the league this season than Bournemouth (8).
  • Rovers have kept one clean sheet in their eight Championship matches in 2013-14.
  • Brett Pitman has scored three goals in his last four games for the Cherries, with two of them coming from the penalty spot.


Burnley v Charlton


  • Danny Ings has scored nine times in 11 appearances this term (all comps) for the Clarets. Indeed, Ings managed just three goals in 2012/13.
  • The Addicks have gone six league games without an away victory, drawing four (L2).
  • Six of Charlton's seven league goals this season have arrived after half-time.
  • Four of the five league goals scored by Danny Ings this season have arrived in the first half of matches.
  • Only QPR (6) have won more games than Burnley (5) this term.


Ipswich v Brighton


  • The Tractor Boys have scored five headed goals this season; more than any other side.
  • The Seagulls have gone six games without defeat, keeping four clean sheets in the process (W3 D3).
  • Ipswich have won six points from losing positions on home soil this season, more than any other side.
  • There have been four red cards given in Brighton's last five Championship matches, but three of these have been handed to the opposition.
  • Brighton have conceded 106 fouls so far this season; a league-high.




Leicester v Barnsley


  • The Foxes have scored a penalty in each of their last three games, and have netted four in total this season; a league-high.
  • The Tykes have netted exactly two goals in their last three Championship matches against the Foxes.
  • Leicester have won their last three games at home, scoring seven in the process.
  • The Tykes have conceded six goals in the final fifteen minutes of games this term; a league-high.
  • No side has scored more goals from outside the area this season than Leicester (4).


Millwall v Leeds


  • Before defeating Blackpool 3-1, the Lions had gone 19 league games without scoring three or more at home.
  • No side has salvaged more points from losing positions this term than Leeds (7).
  • Luke Varney has bagged two goals in his last three away games for Leeds (all league).
  • Millwall have conceded five headed goals this season, the most in the division.
  • Leeds United have the worst shooting accuracy rate in the Championship so far this term (30%).


QPR v Middlesbrough


  • The Hoops have kept six successive clean sheets in the Championship and are yet to concede with Richard Dunne on the pitch (seven apps).
  • Middlesbrough have lost 12 points from leading positions this campaign; a league-high.
  • QPR have conceded just two goals this season; the fewest in the football league (exc. Premier League).
  • Rob Green (90%) has the highest save percentage in the Championship (min. of six saves).
  • Indeed, Green has kept six consecutive clean sheets for QPR, more than any other goalkeeper.


Reading v Birmingham


  • The Royals have won three of the last four home matches against the Blues (L1).
  • Last weekend's game saw Birmingham double their goal tally for the season, thanks to Jesse Lingard's four-goal haul on his debut.
  • No player has been cautioned more often this season than Birmingham's Paul Robinson.
  • Reading's Alex McCarthy has made 33 saves this term, more than any other goalkeeper.
  • The Blues are one of two sides (Yeovil), yet to score from a set-piece situation this term.


Sheff Wed v Doncaster


  • Sheffield Wednesday have both scored and conceded in every one of their eight Championship games in 2013-14.
  • Donny have won their last three matches against the Owls, scoring four and keep three clean sheets in the process.
  • 38% of Sheffield Wednesday's goals this term have arrived from defenders; a league-high.
  • The Owls are yet to win a league game this season; a joint-league-low alongside Bolton.
  • Only Middlesbrough (12) have lost more points from leading positions this season than the Owls.


Watford v Wigan


  • Since Gianfranco Zola took charge of the Hornets, they've scored 107 goals; the most in the top four tiers of English football.
  • No side has scored more goals from set-piece situations this season than Wigan (8) in the Championship.
  • Watford have attempted 104 shots so far this campaign, more than any other team
  • Jordi Gomez has scored with both of his shots on goal this season for the Latics.
  • Lewis McGugan has scored two goals from outside the area this season; a joint-league-high. Indeed, McGugan netted four from outside the area last season.




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