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Stuart Dalgleish 11th May 2013 - 15:51

Championship Opta Facts: May 12 - 13

Watford v Leicester


  • The Hornets have gone five games unbeaten against Leicester at Vicarage Road, winning four (D1).
  • Watford have picked up just one win in their last five at Vicarage Road (D2 L2).
  • Leicester have won only once in their last nine games on the road (D4 L4).
  • No side conceded fewer headed goals in the Championship this season than Leicester City (7).
  • Chris Wood has scored just twice in his last 14 games for the Foxes.
  • Troy Deeney has scored five times in his last eight appearances for Watford.
  • There have been two red cards in the last four meetings between the sides (one each). Indeed, Watford received six red cards during the regular season; more than any other side.
  • The last time Watford reached the play-offs, they were knocked out at the semi-final stage by Hull in 2008.
  • Five of the last seven teams who have finished third in the regular Championship season have been promoted via the play-offs (inc. Watford in 2006).
  • Anthony Knockaert has had a hand in four of Leicester's last five goals (three assists, one goal).
  • David Nugent's goal is his first in his last 17 games for Leicester City in all competitions.


Brighton and Hove Albion v Crystal Palace


  • Palace have lost just once in their last four league trips to Brighton (W2 D1).
  • The away side has failed to score in all three meetings between Palace and Brighton this season.
  • The Seagulls are yet to lose at home in 2013, going 10 games unbeaten (W7 D3).
  • Brighton are unbeaten in their last 10 Championship matches (inc. Play-offs); winning five (D5).
  • The last seven clashes between the two sides have produced a total 18 goals, an average of 2.57 goals per game.
  • Palace are without a win in their last five play-off fixtures (D2 L3), exiting at the semi-final stage to Watford (2006) and Bristol City (2008).
  • The Seagulls conceded eight goals in the final 15 minutes of their matches this season; a joint-low in the Championship.
  • Gus Poyet's side also ended the season with the best defensive record; conceding just 43 goals.
  • Crystal Palace have scored 12 penalties from 15 taken this season; a league-high.
  • Friday's result was Brighton's seventh nil-nil draw of the season; a league-high.
  • Kazenga Lua Lua has netted three goals in his last four games.




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