League Two Opta Facts – August 17th
Bury v Accrington
Accrington Stanley have won only once in their last five visits to Gigg Lane (D1 L3).
Bury have scored seven goals in their last three league meetings with Accrington Stanley, who have scored just three in the same period.
Bury have kept clean sheets against Accrington Stanley in two of their last three games when these teams have met in the league at Gigg Lane.
There has not been a draw between these teams in the last eight meetings in the league.
Accrington have only beaten Bury twice in the last 10 games played in league competition (2D 6L).
Cheltenham V Plymouth
The last three league meetings involving these clubs with Cheltenham at home have ended 2-1, with two of those in favour of Cheltenham.
Plymouth have scored in the last seven league meetings with Cheltenham Town.
These teams have met six times in the league at Cheltenham, Plymouth have won only once.
There has not been a draw between these teams in the last seven league meetings.
Plymouth have failed to score in four of their last five away matches in the league (scoring just two goals in that run).
Exeter City v AFC Wimbledon
Exeter City are yet to score anything other than two goals in a game against AFC Wimbledon.
Last season, AFC Wimbledon won eight league games away from home compared to just six victories at Kingsmeadow.
These teams have played each other twice before in the league. Wimbledon are yet to beat Exeter City.
There has only ever been one yellow card shown when these teams have met in the league.
Exeter have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last five home league matches (conceding six goals in that run).
Fleetwood v Burton Albion
Four of Fleetwood's five goals have been scored in the opening 15 minutes of matches this season.
These sides have lined up against each other twice before in the league, with both sides claiming one clean sheet apiece.
There is yet to be a draw between these teams in the league.
Only two cards have been shown in league matches involving these sides, one of them was red.
Newport v Bristol Rovers
Newport have won their last five matches at home (including four Conference wins from last season).
Only Bury (8) have attempted fewer shots than Bristol Rovers (11; excluding blocked shots) so far this season.
Bristol Rovers' last league win was on April 6th against AFC Wimbledon. Since then they have drawn three and lost three.
This is the first time these teams have met since Newport County reformed in 1988.
Portsmouth v Morecambe
Pompey have taken the lead in both of their games so far this season; but are yet to hold for victory.
This the first time Pompey and Morecambe have faced each other.
Portsmouth have conceded six goals in their opening two games. No other team has conceded more.
Only Hartlepool (26) have attempted more shots in their opening two games than both Portsmouth and Morecambe (both 25; excluding blocked shots).
David Connolly has scored two goals from just two shots for Portsmouth this season in League Two.
Rochdale v Chesterfield
Rochdale have not beaten Chesterfield in their last seven league meetings (3D 4L).
Chesterfield have only been victorious in two of the last 13 league games to have been played at Rochdale.
Rochdale have scored one goal in each of their last four league meetings with Chesterfield.
The Spireites have netted at least once in the last 18 games against Rochdale in league competition.
There has only been one game in the last five meetings between these teams in the league where there have been three or more goals scored.
Scunthorpe v Dagenham & Redbridge
Scunthorpe are one of three teams yet to concede a goal in League Two this season (with Southend and Chesterfield).
Dagenham and Redbridge have averaged just 38.61% possession in the opening two weekends; the lowest in the division.
This weekend's game marks the first team these sides have met.
Scunthorpe conceded a league-low 11 fouls in their opening two games of the League Two season.
Dagenham have won just one of their last five away league matches; a run dating back to March (D1 L3).
Southend v Northampton
Northampton have beaten Southend only once in the last six league meetings at Roots Hall (D3 L2).
Southend United have only won one game in the last six against Northampton Town in the league (D3 L2).
The Shrimpers have scored nine goals in the last three league fixtures against Northampton Town.
The Essex side have scored at least once in their last 13 games against Northampton Town in the league.
Northampton conceded 33 fouls in their opening two games of this season; the most in League Two.
Torquay v Oxford United
Oxford United have only lost once in the last eight league meetings with Torquay United (W3 D4 L1).
Torquay have fallen behind in both of their matches this season but avoided defeat on each occasion (D2).
Three of the last four league meetings have ended in a draw between these teams.
Two of the last four league games involving these teams have ended goalless.
Torquay United have not beaten Oxford in the league in four matches at home (D2 L2).
When Torquay have been at home against Oxford in the league, there has only been one occasion in the last seven where there has been less than three goals scored in a game.
Wycombe v Mansfield
Wycombe have never failed to score against Mansfield Town at home in the league.
There has been only one instance where Mansfield Town have beaten Wycombe Wanderers at Adams Park in the league from seven games (D4 L2).
There has been only one draw in the last seven league games involving Wycombe and Mansfield.
There has not been a goalless draw in the last eight league games between these teams.
No player has attempted more shots in League Two this season than Wycombe's Dean Morgan (seven; excluding blocked). Morgan is yet to score.
York v Hartlepool
The last two league games where York and Hartlepool have faced off have ended goalless.
Hartlepool have not beaten York away from home in their last seven league meetings (D4 L3).
York City have kept clean sheets in four of the last six league games against Hartlepool at home.
The Minstermen have only netted twice in the last six league games against Hartlepool.