League 1 Opta Facts - Boxing Day
Bournemouth v Yeovil
- Bournemouth are unbeaten against Yeovil in their last six league meetings, winning four, drawing two and conceding a total of just three goals in the process.
- The Glovers have failed to score on four of their five visits to Bournemouth, winning once (2-0), losing three and drawing one.
- On home soil, the Cherries are unbeaten in six games, winning five and drawing one.
- On the road, the Glovers have lost just one of their last five game, winning three and drawing one.
Carlisle v Hartlepool
- There has been a sending off in each of the last two meetings between these two sides, with Neil Austin receiving his marching orders for Hartlepool in the clash this season at Victoria Park (2-1 for Carlisle).
- At Brunton Park, the Cumbrians have won two of their last three clashes with Pools, although they did lose the last meeting in September 2011, 2-1.
- Carlisle have lost each of their last four games at home in a row.
- Pools have yet wo win an away game this season, losing eight and drawing three.
Colchester v Brentford
- Colchester have enjoyed just one victory in their last eight games against Brentford (L3 D4).
- The Bees have netted exactly one goal in each of their last four clashes with the U's (including two 1-1 draws).
- The last three meetings between these two sides at Colchester have produced a total of 11 goals.
- Colchester have won just one of their last four games on the road, losing the other three.
Leyton Orient v Swindon
- Orient are unbeaten in their last four games against Swindon, winning two, drawing two and keeping three clean sheets.
- At Brisbane Road, the O's have suffered just one defeat in their last seven clashes with the Robins, winning four and drawing two.
- Orient's last three games on home soil have produced a total of nine goals.
- The Robins have secured victories in three of their last four away games, losing the other game.
MK Dons v Walsall
- The Dons have lost their last two meetings with Walsall, both by a 1-0 scoreline.
- The Saddlers have managed a total of just four goals in their last five clashes with MK Dons.
- In the last five meetings between the two sides at Stadium:MK, neither side has managed to net more than one goal in a goal, with a total of just seven goals scored in those games.
- MK Dons have won each of their last four games at home, with three of those games ending 1-0.
- Walsall are without a victory in their last six games on the road, drawing three and losing three.
Oldham v Doncaster
- The sides have already met twice in the league this season, with Doncaster winning 1-0 at home in the league and Oldham winning 3-1 at home in the FA Cup.
- In Donny's 1-0 home win, Iain Hume and Oldham 'keeper Dean Bouzanis were both both sent off in the 90th minute.
- Three of the last five meetings have ended in a 1-1 draw while six of the last seven clashes have ended either 1-1 or 1-0.
- The Latics have lost three of their last four games at Boundary Park, winning the other game.
Portsmouth v Crawley
- The two sides have only ever met once before, in September this season, when Portsmouth won 3-0 away in a game which saw Crawley have two men sent off.
- Pompey are without a win in their last four games at Fratton Park, drawing one, losing three and fidning the back of the net in just one of those fixtures.
- On the road, the Red Devils have won just one of their last four games, losing two and drawing one.
Preston v Bury
- Preston have lost just one of their last six games against Bury, winning three and drawing two.
- The Shakers have netted exactly one goal in each of their last six meetings with North End.
- At Deepdale, the home side are unbeaten in their last eight clashes with Bury, winning four and drawing four.
- Preston are without a victory in their last six games at Deepdale, losing two and drawing four.
Sheffield United v Scunthorpe
- Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last three games against Scunthorpe (1W 2D), with this run coming after the Blades lost their four previous clashes with The Iron.
- The Blades have won just one of their last four clashes with Scunthorpe at Bramall Lane, losing two, drawing one and failing to score in three of those fixtures.
- There have been five red cards brandished by referees in the last four meetings between these teams
- The Blades remain the only side in the division yet to lose at home, winning five and drawing six so far.
- Scunthorpe have lost just one of their last five games on the road, winning three and drawing one.
Shrewsbury v Notts County
- Shrewsbury have lost both of their last two clashes with Notts County, with those defeats coming are a run of four games unbeaten for the Shrews against the Magpies.
- At New Meadow, the home side have lost just one of their last six games against County, winning three and drawing two.
- The two sides have met already this season, with the game at Meadow Lane producing five goals (3-2 win for County).
- The Shrews have lost just one of their last six games at New Meadow, winning three and drawing two.
- The Magpies remain the only side in the division yet to lose on the road, winning five and drawing six.
Stevenage v Coventry
- The two teams have only met once before, with Stevenage winning their league clash back in September 2-1 at Coventry.
- Stevenage have now gone four games at home with a win, losing three and drawing one.
- Coventry have won six and lost just one of their last nine league matches.
- Stevenage have won just one and lost three of their last six league matches.
Tranmere v Crewe
- Tranmere have enjoyed just one win in their last six games against Crewe, drawing three and losing two.
- On home soil against the Railwaymen, Rovers have lost just one of their last seven games, winning five and drawing one.
- Tranmere have won just one of their last seven league games, including Friday's 5-0 defeat to Stevenage.
- Crewe have scored 10 goals in their last five away games; drawing a blank in one of those matches.