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Stuart Dalgleish 29th Aug 2013 - 12:57

League 2 Opta Facts: 31 August

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Accrington v Burton

  • Accrington are one of only two sides in League Two to have been losing at some point in all four games this season.
  • Burton are one of only three sides that remain unbeaten in League Two after four games (W2 D2).
  • Burton have scored in each of their four previous trips to Accrington in the Football League, netting seven overall.
  • The two sides have met eight times in the Football League, with Accrington recording four victories (D2 L2).
  • Accrington Stanley have conceded 10 goals in League Two this season; more than any other side.

AFC Wimbledon v Fleetwood

  • AFC Wimbledon could win back-to-back league games for the first time since March.
  • Fleetwood's Jeff Hughes has netted three goals in four league appearances this season.
  • The Dons are the only side to have turned around a deficit to in a home game in League One this season.
  • Fleetwood have scored four goals in the opening fifteen minutes of matches this campaign; more than any other side.

Bristol Rovers v Northampton

  • Bristol Rovers are unbeaten in six league matches against Northampton at home, winning four (D2).
  • Northampton are one of just three sides to have suffered three defeats in League Two already this season.
  • The Pirates have scored just five goals in five competitive games this season so far.
  • Northampton have received two red cards this season; a joint-league-high alongside Wycombe.

Bury v Cheltenham

  • Bury have averaged 55.2% possession so far this season; more than any other League Two side.
  • Cheltenham have won five of their last six league games against Bury, losing only one.
  • Bury have lost their last three home matches in the league against the Robins, failing to score in two of those.
  • The Robins have conceded more goals in the first half of games than any other side in League Two (5).

Exeter v York

  • Exeter are one of only three sides yet to concede a first half goal in League Two this season.
  • Ryan Jarvis has scored all three of York City's league goals so far in 2013/14.
  • Only Hartlepool (0) have netted fewer goals than York (3) in League Two this season to date.
  • No side has scored more headed goals than Exeter this season (2).

Mansfield v Dagenham & Redbridge

  • After losing their first two competitive matches of 2013/14, Mansfield are unbeaten in three (W1 D2).
  • The Daggers have won both of their previous Football League meetings versus Mansfield.
  • Indeed, the Daggers kept two clean sheets during those two previous games against the Stags.
  • Mansfield have conceded all of their goals this season in the first half of matches (4).

Morecambe v Plymouth

  • Morecambe are yet to beat Plymouth in the Football League (L2 D2), but they've scored in every meeting (six goals).
  • Plymouth have conceded three goals in the opening fifteen minutes of matches this season; a league-high.
  • Kevin Ellison has scored two goals in two games for Morecambe this season, equalling his tally in his final 13 apperances of 2012/13.
  • Morecambe's Jack Simpson has had more shots than any other player yet to score in League Two this term (9).

Oxford Utd v Rochdale

  • Only Torquay (5) have accumulated more points from losing positions this season than Oxford (4).
  • Rochdale have failed to score in three of their last five trips to Oxford.
  • In fact, Oxford have won three of the last five home games against Rochdale in the league (D1 L1).
  • Oxford's Deane Smalley has netted three times in four league matches this season, despite only attempting four shots overall.
  • There have been 16 goals in League Two games involving Oxford this season, a record shared with Portsmouth.

Portsmouth v Chesterfield

  • No player has scored more goals in League Two this season than Portsmouth's David Connolly (4).
  • Chesterfield have led in all four of their league games this season, winning three of those (D1).
  • Chesterfield's Gary Roberts has scored a goal in each of his last three league appearances.
  • Pompey have lost seven points from winning positions this season; a league-high.
  • There have been 16 goals in League Two games involving Portsmouth this season, a record shared with Oxford.

Scunthorpe v Newport

  • All four of the goals that Scunthorpe have conceded in League Two this term have come in the final 30 minutes of games.
  • Newport have had six different goalscorers in their five competitive games already this season.
  • Only Portsmouth (7) have squandered more points from winning positions than Scunthorpe (5) this season.
  • This will be the first-ever competitive meeting between these two sides.

Torquay v Hartlepool

  • Torquay have salvaged five points from losing positions this season; more than any other side.
  • Hartlepool have won five of the last seven league matches against Torquay (D2).
  • Indeed, Hartlepool are unbeaten in their last three league trips to Torquay (W2 D1).
  • Hartlepool are the only side in the Football League (not including Premier League) yet to score a league goal this season.
  • Torquay's Jordan Chapell has scored three goals from just four shots this season in League Two.

Wycombe v Southend

  • Wycombe have won just once in their last seven league matches against Southend (D2 L4).
  • Southend have scored in each of their previous five Football League trips to Wycombe (W2 D1 L2).
  • Southend have the tightest defence in League Two so far this season, conceding only two goals.
  • Wycombe have received 10 yellow cards and two red cards in League Two this season; more than any other side.

 

 

 
 
 

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