League 2 Final Day Opta Facts - 2 May
Accrington v Mansfield
- Stanley are unbeaten in seven against Mansfield (W5 D2).
- Indeed, Mansfield have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last eight meetings with Accrington.
- Accrington have won just one of their last 13 games (D7 L5).
- Meanwhile, the Stags have won just one of their last eight, losing the other seven.
- No team has kept fewer clean sheets than Accrington this season (5, level with Cheltenham).
AFC Wimbledon v Cheltenham
- The Dons have conceded first in each of their last five meetings with Cheltenham (W1 D1 L3).
- Indeed, the Robins have only failed to score in one of their seven games against Wimbledon.
- No side has lost more points from leading positions than AFC Wimbledon this season (27).
- Already relegated Cheltenham have won none of their last 10 away games (D3 L7).
- Both teams have scored in all three of AFC Wimbledon's closing day fixtures in the Football League (W2 L1).
Cambridge v Burton
- Cambridge won the reverse of this fixture 3-1, the first Football League meeting between the sides.
- Burton will be champions if they win against Cambridge.
- The U's have won just one of their last 10 at home, though it was in their most recent game at the Abbey Stadium (D4 L5).
- Lucas Akins has bagged a brace in each of his last two games for Burton.
- The Brewers have conceded a joint league-low 13 goals in the first half of games this season.
Carlisle v Hartlepool
- Carlisle have won their last three against Hartlepool, including their last two by a 3-0 scoreline.
- There has not been a draw between these sides in Carlisle since 1961, with Hartlepool winning eight and losing 11 of the 19 games since then.
- Pools have scored just 12 goals in the final 30 minutes of matches this season, a league-low.
- Carlisle have lost their last four closing day fixtures, conceding at least twice in each game.
- Hartlepool have not won a closing day fixture since 2002, drawing eight and losing four since then.
Exeter v Dag & Red
- Exeter have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their nine league meetings with Dagenham, however they've only failed to score in one of those.
- Jamie Cureton has scored in two of his last three appearances against his old club.
- Tom Nichols' 14 goals have earned Exeter 18 points this season, more than any other League Two player.
- No player has involved in more of his team's goals this season than Jamie Cureton (25, 18 goals, 7 assists).
- Dagenham have alternated between victory and defeat in each of their seven closing day fixtures in the Football League, beating Cheltenham 3-2 last season.
Luton v Stevenage
- Luton won the reverse of this fixture 2-1, the first Football League meeting between the sides.
- The away side has won all five of the previous meetings between these two in all competitions, just once in Stevenage's favour.
- The Hatters have scored the most first-half goals in League Two this season (32). However, they've also scored the fewest in the second half (20).
- The Boro unbeaten in seven away from home, though five of these have ended level (W2).
- Stevenage have lost their last two closing day fixtures, both by a 2-0 scoreline.
Morecambe v Southend
- Morecambe beat Southend 1-0 in a closing day fixture in 2013, their third in a current run of six consecutive league wins against the Shrimpers.
- Southend will be automatically promoted if they beat Morecambe.
- Jack Redshaw has scored in his last two appearances against Southend.
- Southend have kept a clean sheet in each of their last eight games, winning the last seven.
- Only Burton (48) have won more points than Southend in 2015 (45).
Newport v Oxford
- The Exiles have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last six home games against Oxford (W2 D1 L3).
- Despite having a player sent off, Oxford won the reverse of this fixture 1-0 in October.
- David Tutonda has scored in his last two games for Newport, after failing to score in the previous nine.
- Danny Hylton has been involved in 21 goals for Oxford this season (14 goals, 7 assists), at least 14 more than any other player.
- Oxford players have been flagged offside only 58 times this season, fewer than any other team.
Northampton v Wycombe
- The last two meetings between these sides have finished 1-1, with Northampton scoring first both times.
- Wycombe can still be automatically promoted if they win, Southend lose and Bury fail to win.
- Cobblers' top scorer Marc Richards has just one goal in his last five matches.
- No team has won more (12) or scored more (34) away from home this season than Wycombe.
- The Chairboys have failed to score in back-to-back league games for the third time this season, though they've not gone three without a goal since March 2014.
Portsmouth v York
- Portsmouth are winless in four against York (D1 L3), failing to score in three of these matches.
- Wes Fletcher has scored two goals in three games against Portsmouth for York.
- Portsmouth have conceded a league-high 18 goals from outside the box this season.
- The Minstermen have scored 67% of their goals in the second half this season, a joint league-high share.
- Pompey have not won a closing day fixture since beating Middlesbrough 5-1 in the Premier League in 2004, drawing three and losing seven since then.
Shrewsbury v Plymouth
- Shrewsbury will be champions if they win and Burton fail to beat Cambridge.
- Plymouth have won the last two meetings between these sides, both by a 1-0 scoreline.
- The Shrews have scored more (67) and conceded fewer (29) than any other League Two side this season.
- No side has scored more penalties in League Two this season than Plymouth (7), with the Pilgrims also the only team not to concede from the spot.
- Shrewsbury have conceded just one goal in their last eight games (W7 L1).
Tranmere v Bury
- Rovers have kept a clean sheet in four of their last five at home to Bury (W3 D1 L1).
- Bury will be automatically promoted if they win and Southend fail to beat Morecambe.
- Tranmere have lost five league games in a row for the third time this season. They've not lost six consecutively since September 2009.
- Bury have conceded just one goal in their last five games (W4 L1).
- No team has scored fewer (4) or conceded more (18) headed goals in League Two this season than Tranmere.