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Stuart Dalgleish 27th Sep 2012 - 12:20

League 1 Opta Facts - 29 September


Bournemouth v Walsall

There has only been one goalless draw in the last 18 meetings between the two teams.

All four of Bournemouth's home league fixtures this season have ended in score draws.

Only one of the last five meetings between the two sides has ended in a home win.

Walsall have scored in all four of their away fixtures this season, losing just one of those matches.

The Cherries have shipped a total of 12 goals in their last five games.

Carlisle v Crawley

Carlisle have won just one of their home league fixtures this season (4~2 against Portsmouth)

Crawley have lost just one of their away league fixtures this season and have picked up 7 of their 12 available points away from home.

These two teams have only ever met twice before, in the 2004/05 season, with both games both resulting in 1-0 victories for the home side.

Colchester v Hartlepool

Hartlepool have only scored one goal away this season - Colchester are the only team in the division with a worse record (0).

Colchester have scored in all four of their home league fixtures this season, but are yet to win.

Hartlepool have conceded eight goals in just three away league fixtures this season.

Colchester are one of just three teams without a win after eight games in this current league season  (along with Coventry City and Bury).


Leyton Orient v Doncaster

Leyton Orient have not won any of their last three home league fixtures against Doncaster, with their last victory on home soil an 8-0 mauling in the 1997/98 season.

Eight of the previous 13 fixtures between these two sides have produced four or more.

Seven of Doncaster's 11 points this season have come on the road.

Nine of Leyton Orients 12 head to head victories against Doncaster have come at home.

MK Dons v Crewe

MK Dons have the joint best home defensive record in the league this season, conceding just one goal.

Crewe have conceded eight goals away in the league this season, only Bournemouth (10) and Portsmouth (9) have conceded more.

MK Dons have picked up a possible 10 of 12 points at home this season, the second best record in the division.

The two sides have only met in one previous season, 2008/09, when both ended ended in 2-2 draws.


Oldham v Coventry

Oldham and Coventry have not played each other since their Premier league fixture at Highfield Road in the 1993/94 season.

Oldham along with Bournemouth, are the only teams outside the relegation zone to yet pick up a home win this season.

Coventry have the joint-worst away record in League 1, having just picked up one point from a possible 12.

Oldham's top scorer Matt Derbyshire (two goals) has only played 3 matches this season.


Portsmouth v Scunthorpe

Portsmouth have the joint-worst home record in League One with one draw and three losses.

Scunthorpe have an identical home and away record this season (winning one, drawing one and losing two with a goal difference of -4).

Five red cards have been shown in the eight games involving Portsmouth this season.

Six of Portsmouth's 10 league goals this season have been scored in the last 10 minutes of their matches.


Preston v Yeovil.

Preston have scored 10 goals at home this season, only Tranmere Rovers have managed more (12).

Yeovil have scored eight goals away from home this season, only Tranmere Rovers have netted more (10).

Preston and Yeovil have only met twice (2011/12 season) with the two games producing ten goals (2-1 win for Yeovil and 4-3 win for Preston).

Preston's 5-0 victory against Hartlepool (18/09/2012) remains the biggest winning margin in the division this season.

Yeovil's 4-0 win at Scunthorpe (25/08/2012) remains the biggest winning margin in an away game in the division this season.

Sheffield United v Notts County

Sheffield United are just one of three teams who are still unbeaten in League One this season (Tranmere Rovers and Stevenage been the others).

Last season, Sheffield United won both home and away in this fixture, scoring seven goals in the process.

Notts County have the joint-second best away record in the division in terms of points, with eight from a possible 12 - only Stevenage have a better record.

Sheffield United's 5~3 home win against Bournemouth (01/09/2012) is the highest scoring match in the division so far this season.


Shrewsbury v Swindon

The last five fixtures between these two teams have all ended in a 2-1 scoreline.

In Shrewsbury's two league victories this season, Paul Parry has been on the score sheet.

In each of Swindon's four league victories this season, Matt Ritchie has scored.

Swindon's last three games have produced a total of 11 goals.

Stevenage v Bury

Four of the seven goals Stevenage have conceded this season have come in the first 15 minutes of their games.

Stevenage are one of only three unbeaten teams in League One (along with Tranmere Rovers and Sheffield United) .

Bury are one of only three teams who are yet to win in League One this season (along with Colchester United and Coventry City).

In the four head to head meetings between these sides (2010/11 and 2011/12 seasons) there has been a total of 15 goals scored.


Tranmere v Brentford

Tranmere have the only 100% record at home in the league this season, scoring more goals (12) and conceding the joint-fewest (1) in the division.

Brentford are yet to win away in the league this season, drawing three games and losing one.

There has not been a red card in the last 12 fixtures between these two teams.

There has not been a goalless draw between these two teams in the last 18 fixtures (since 27th September 1994 League cup fixture).

Tranmere's Jake Cassidy and Andy Robinson are the league's joint-top-scorers with seven goals each.


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