League One Opta Facts – 1st September
Crewe Alexandra v Coventry City
Crewe have won four of their last six clashes with Coventry, although the last time they met was in 2006.
This is the first time since 1963/64 that Crewe Alexandra have met Coventry in the third tier of the English league system.
Coventry have failed to win any of their last nine league matches, dating back to March (2-0 win over Hull in the Championship).
Crewe have lost just once in their last 13 home league matches.
Mathias Pogba has scored twice in three League games so far this season for Crewe. He has attempted just three shots.
Sheffield United v AFC Bournemouth
The Blades won both of their clashes with the Cherries last term, scoring two goals in each match.
Bournemouth have beaten Sheffield United only once in seven visits in all competitions.
Sheffield United have only lost once in their last 18 league matches at Bramall Lane.
The Cherries have not won away from Dean Court in 11 matches, and only scored more than once on two occasions in those games.
Milton Keynes Dons v Carlisle United
Clashes between these two sides have produced 55 goals in their last 11 meetings - an average of five goals per game.
The Dons have not kept a clean sheet in their last 11 clashes with the Blues.
In their two clashes last season, it was the away team that walked away with all three points on both occasions.
MK Dons have not played out a draw at home in 11 league matches, winning seven and losing four.
Carlisle's only win in their last 13 away games was against MK Dons (2-1 in March).
No team has received more yellow cards than Carlisle in league one this season (7 - level with Yeovil).
Ryan Lowe (MK Dons) has been caught offside seven times this season - more than anyone else in League One.
Yeovil Town v Doncaster Rovers
Yeovil have lost just one of their last 14 meetings with Doncaster, and have won nine of those.
Yeovil have scored more goals (8) than any other team in League One this season.
The Glovers have failed to score in only two of their last 15 home games in the league. On both occasions, they have lost.
Rovers have lost only once in their last five away league matches.
No team has received more yellow cards than Yeovil in League One this season (7 - level with Carlisle).
Portsmouth v Oldham Athletic
Portsmouth have lost just one of their last seven clashes with the Latics at Fratton Park, although the last time they met was in 1997.
Portsmouth have not won in their last six matches in all competitions and conceded 14 goals in the process.
The Latics have won only once in their last 13 games in all competitions, and won only twice in their last 20 away games.
Stevenage v Shrewsbury Town
In the four meetings between these clubs, the away side has never won.
Stevenage are unbeaten in 13 home league matches.
The Shrews have not won any of their last four away matches in all competitions.
Stevenage's three league games this season have only featured four goals (two 1-0 wins and a 1-1).
Walsall v Brentford
These sides have already met once this season in the League Cup, with Walsall winning 1-0.
Six of the last seven meetings between these clubs have been decided by a one-goal margin.
Walsall are winless in their last three home league matches - two defeats, one draw.
Brentford have won only two of the last nine matches in all competitions.
Brentford have not had any players shown a yellow card so far in the league this season.
Tranmere Rovers v Colchester United
Colchester have kept just one clean sheet against Tranmere in their last eight encounters - a 0-0 draw last season.
The Rovers have lost once and won once in their last ten encounters with The U's at home.
Tranmere are currently on a 13-match unbeaten run at home in all competitions.
The U's have won only once in their last 16 league matches - a 4-2 home victory over Tranmere.
Tranmere's Andy Robinson is the only player to have scored a hat-trick in League One so far this season.
Bury v Notts County
The two times these sides met last season saw ten goals, three penalties, an own goal, and a red card.
There have been at least four goals scored in each of the last four meetings between these two teams, 21 in total.
Bury have not won in six games in all competitions. Their last win was a 4-2 away victory over Notts County.
The Magpies are unbeaten in their last eight away games in all competitions.
Notts County are without a win in their last four visits to Gigg Lane.
Crawley v Leyton Orient
This meeting will be the first time these sides have ever played each other.
Crawley Town have lost twice in their last 18 league matches.
Crawley have only won four of their last 10 league games at home.
Leyton Orient have lost all of their last five away matches in League One.
Hartlepool United v Scunthorpe United
Hartlepool's Andy Monkhouse scored both times these sides met in the league last season.
Pools have only beat Scunthorpe once in their last five clashes with the Irons at home - the win coming in 2002.
Hartlepool are the only team in the division not to have scored so far. This is the second time in the last four seasons that they have failed to score in their opening two games.
Scunthorpe's Robert Grant has had more shots than anyone else in League One so far this season without scoring (10).
Preston North End v Swindon Town
Swindon have won three of their last four clashes with PNE, although the last time they met was in 1986.
Preston have won only once in their last 13 league matches, and only once in their last nine home league matches (seven draws).
Swindon Town haven't conceded in their last five league games. This is third time they've gone five league games without conceding in the last 12 months.
The last time Swindon conceded in the league was also the last time they lost (3-1 away to Gillingham)