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Simon Gott 29th Jan 2015 - 13:28

League Two Opta Facts January 31

 

Accrington v Northampton

  • Accrington's 5-4 victory in the reverse of this fixture back in September ended a run of four straight defeats against the Cobblers.
  • Northampton have scored at least once on all six of their league trips to the Crown Ground (W3 L3).
  • Stanley have lost four of their last five in League Two (W1), including each of the last three. They've not lost four in a row since September 2013 (a run of six).
  • Northampton, meanwhile, have won their last three without reply. They've not won four league games in a row since March 2010 (a run of five).
  • League top scorer Marc Richards has scored in each of his last three away games for the Cobblers.

 

Burton v Bury

  • Burton have never beaten Bury in the Football League in seven attempts (D3 L4).
  • Bury have scored five goals in their last two visits to Burton.
  • The Brewers came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 in this exact fixture last season, with both goals coming in the final seven minutes.
  • Daniel Nardiello has two goals in his two previous appearances for Bury against Burton, both in the reverse of this fixture in September that Bury won 3-1.
  • Burton have won their last five home games. They've not won six in a row at home since March 2013 (a run of nine games).
  • The Shakers have kept a clean sheet in four of their seven previous meetings with Burton.

 

Carlisle v Mansfield

  • Carlisle have failed to score in four of their last six home games against Mansfield.
  • Meanwhile, the Stags have only failed to find the net twice in their last 12 visits to Carlisle.
  • The Cumbrians have drawn none of their last 21 league games (W8 L13), the longest current run in English league football.
  • Mansfield have won one of their last 10 games on the road (D3 L6).
  • Carlisle have conceded twice as many first-half goals (28) as Mansfield so far this season.

 

Dag and Red v Cheltenham

  • The Daggers have won only one of their four previous home games against Cheltenham (L3), scoring two and conceding nine goals in the process.
  • Jamie Cureton scored in this exact fixture last season for Cheltenham in a 2-1 win. He scored against them for Dagenham in the 1-1 draw between these sides in September.
  • Dagenham's last five games have produced just four goals (scored two, conceded two).
  • Cheltenham have conceded in each of their last 10 away games - only Hartlepool (14) are on a longer run in League Two.
  • The Daggers have conceded 71% of their goals in the second half of games this season; a league-high share.

 

Exeter v Tranmere

  • Exeter are unbeaten in four home games against Tranmere (W2 D2).
  • Tranmere have scored just five goals in their last 10 visits to Exeter, and never more than once in a game in that time.
  • The Grecians have only failed to score in one of their last 17 home games. However, this was the last time out at St James' Park against Northampton.
  • Meanwhile, Rovers have failed to score in seven of their last nine away games, netting three in total in that time.
  • Tom Nicholls' goals have earned Exeter 12 points this season. No player has won their side more points in League Two.

 

Hartlepool v Plymouth

  • Hartlepool have won their last two at home against Plymouth, keeping a clean sheet in both.
  • Plymouth have won just one of their last five against Pools, though that was in the reverse fixture back in September (2-0).
  • Pools have won just one of their last 15 games (D4 L10).
  • The Pilgrims are winless in six (D3 L3), scoring just twice in that run.
  • Hartlepool have conceded a league-high 29 goals in the second half of games this season - 10 more than Plymouth have conceded in total (19).

 

Luton v Cambridge

  • Luton have won their last two Football League games against Cambridge, both by a 1-0 scoreline.
  • Cambridge won on their last visit to Luton by a goal to nil in the FA Trophy last term.
  • The Hatters are unbeaten in 10 home games (W8 D2), and have conceded just two goals in that time.
  • No team has scored more goals than Cambridge in League Two this season (40), while Luton boast the joint-best defence (18 conceded, level with Shrewsbury).
  • Cameron McGeehan has three goals in his two league appearances for the U's so far.

 

Morecambe v AFC Wimbledon

  • Both sides have scored in each of the three previous meetings between them at the Globe Arena.
  • The Wombles won the reverse of this fixture in September (1-0). Neither side has ever recorded consecutive victories in this fixture.
  • Morecambe have drawn each of their last four league games, having tied just three of the previous 23.
  • Wimbledon have conceded exactly twice or not at all in each of their last six away games.
  • The Dons have had players of nine different nationalities score against them this season - a league-high.

 

Newport v Shrewsbury

  • Newport have scored in each of their previous 11 home league games against Shrewsbury, though the last such meeting was in September 1974.
  • Shrewsbury have kept a clean sheet in their last two meetings with Newport (W1 D1), including the 0-0 draw in the reverse of this fixture back in September.
  • After winning four in a row in which they conceded just once, the Exiles have lost their last two, scoring none and conceding seven.
  • However, Shrewsbury's last four away games have produced just three goals (scored two, conceded one).
  • Newport have conceded 19 goals in the second half of games this season, one more than Shrewsbury have in total (18).

 

Southend v York

  • Southend have conceded just two goals in their last seven home games against York, keeping a clean sheet in five of these.
  • The Minstermen are winless in their last four visits to Roots Hall (D2 L2).
  • The Shrimpers have kept a clean sheet in each of their last five home games. However, the last three have ended 0-0.
  • York have won four times as many away games as home games this season (four away, one at home).
  • David Worrall has scored one and assisted a further three in his last five league starts for Southend.

 

Stevenage v Oxford

  • Stevenage are unbeaten in their five previous home games against Oxford (W1 D4), though four of these were in the Conference.
  • Two of the three Football League meetings between these sides have ended goalless, with Stevenage winning the other.
  • The Boro have won six and lost none of their last seven home games.
  • Meanwhile, Oxford have lost one of their last seven away games (W3 D3), and are unbeaten in their last five on the road.
  • Danny Hylton has scored (5) and won (3) more penalties than any other player in League Two this season.

 

Wycombe v Portsmouth

  • Wycombe have won none of their three previous league meetings with Pompey (D2 L1), though they did beat them in the 2012/13 Football League Trophy.
  • Six of the seven goals scored between these sides in league competition have come in the second half, including all four of Portsmouth's strikes.
  • The Chairboys are unbeaten in 10 league games (W5 D5), conceding just six goals in that time and never more than once in a game.
  • Meanwhile, Pompey have won none of their last 11 games on the road (D4 L7), scoring just four times in that run and never more than once in a game.
  • Wycombe have conceded just one goal in the final 15 minutes of games this season - a league-low.

 

 

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