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Lewis Constable 22nd Oct 2015 - 13:02

Championship Opta Facts - October 23 - 26

Rotherham v Sheffield Wednesday
Rotherham have won just three of their last 17 league encounters with Sheffield Wednesday, losing 11 of them.
Wednesday have won on three of their last four league visits to Rotherham (D1), scoring at least twice in each victory.
There were four goals in the last five minutes of this fixture last season as Sheffield Wednesday prevailed 3-2 at the New York Stadium.
The Millers are without a home league win against Wednesday since 1976, a run of nine games without success (D2 L7).
Rotherham have conceded a league-high 12 first-half goals this season.
The Owls have committed more fouls than any other Championship side this season (167).

Blackburn v Burnley
Blackburn are without a win in four encounters against the Clarets (D3 L1), having won the previous six in a row.
There have been two red cards in the last three league games between these sides, one for Blackburn (Lee Williamson in September 2013) and one for Burnley (Ben Mee in March 2013).
Jordan Rhodes has scored in three of his last four appearances for Blackburn against Burnley.
Burnley have conceded exactly one goal in each of their last five league games with their East Lancashire rivals.
Rovers have failed to score in their last two league games. They've not gone three without a goal since February 2013.
Sean Dyche's side have alternated between winning and drawing in their last four away games, drawing at Nottingham Forest last time out.

Fulham v Reading
In the last six league visits by Reading to Fulham, there has not been a draw, with Fulham winning on four occasions (L2).
Both sides have kept just one clean sheet each in their last six encounters at Craven Cottage.
Both Fulham and Reading have won 14 of the 36 league games between these sides, with the remaining eight games drawn.
Nick Blackman has scored 10 goals in his last 10 games in all competitions for Reading.
Fulham have shipped a league-high seven headed goals this season.
The Royals are unbeaten in their last five in league competition, winning four.


Bolton v Leeds
Bolton have not emerged victorious in three attempts at home to Leeds, with their last win coming in May 2004 when the 4-1 triumph effectively relegated Leeds from the Premier League.
Leeds have beaten Bolton 1-0 in three of the last five league encounters, most recently in August 2014.
Indeed, Wanderers have won just once in their last 10 home league games with Leeds, losing six of those meetings (D3).
Bolton have not kept a clean sheet in 12 home league games against the Whites, since a 4-0 win in August 1958.
Bolton have won just one of their last 17 league games (D7 L9), including none of their last six (D2 L4).
Leeds have scored just one goal in the opening 30 minutes of games this season. Only Charlton (0) have scored fewer.

Brighton v Preston
The Seagulls have won once in their last eight games in all competitions with the Lilywhites (D3 L4).
The away side have failed to score in each of the last four league encounters between Brighton and Preston.
Brighton have scored once in their last five meetings with Preston, a Marlon Broomes own goal in August 2004. The last Brighton player to score in this fixture was Steve Sidwell on a loan spell from Arsenal in November 2002.
Preston's win at Charlton in the week ended a run of nine successive games without one in the Championship.
Bobby Zamora, who has scored the winning goal in each of Brighton's last two fixtures, has netted in consecutive league games for the first time since September 2012.
North End have scored a league-high share of 50% of their goals from outside the box this season (5/10).

Charlton v Brentford
Charlton are unbeaten in four league games against Brentford (W3 D1).
Brentford have scored once in four league games with Charlton, and have kept just one clean sheet in nine league encounters.
Igor Vetokele scored for Charlton in both league fixtures against Brentford last season.
The Bees have won a joint league-high seven points from losing positions this season (level with QPR).
The Addicks have lost six and won none of their last eight games.
Only Blackburn's Craig Conway (50) has created more goalscoring chances for his teammates this season than Alan Judge (37).

Huddersfield v Derby
Huddersfield's Mark Hudson and Derby's Simon Dawkins scored in both of the league meetings between these sides last season.
The Rams have won once in their last 11 visits to Huddersfield, scoring as many goals last season (four) as they mustered in their previous 10 trips.
The 4-4 draw at Huddersfield in April 2015 was the joint-highest scoring game between these two sides in 86 league encounters, matching the 4-4 draw in April 1927.
Derby have scored 14 goals across their last five meetings with Huddersfield.
Huddersfield have won just one of their last nine league games against Derby both home and away (D2).
Tom Ince bagged a brace in this exact fixture last season.

Hull v Birmingham
Hull have not lost to Birmingham in five encounters (W3 D2), their longest sequence without suffering defeat since between September 1986 and May 1989.
Birmingham have won just once in seven league games home and away against the Tigers (D2 L4).
Hull City manager Steve Bruce managed Birmingham City for six years. His record against his former club reads: Played 8 Won 5 Drawn 1 Lost 2.
Birmingham have scored twice in both of their last two games against Hull, but have lost on both occasions (3-2 and 5-2).
Defender Paul Robinson, who has netted in consecutive matches, has scored more league goals this term (2) than in his previous eight seasons combined (1).
Hull have won four and lost none of their last seven home league games.

Nottingham Forest v Ipswich
Forest have won one of their last six league games against the Tractor Boys (D3 L2), with the 1-0 victory in March 2013 coming against nine men.
Daryl Murphy has scored four goals in his last three league appearances for Ipswich against Nottingham Forest.
Conversely, Forest are unbeaten at the City Ground against Ipswich in 10 outings (W5 D5) - their last home league defeat coming in December 1999 courtesy of Matt Holland's strike.
Ipswich have kept just one clean sheet in 14 league games home and away against Forest.
Forest have had a player sent off in each of their last two home games (D1 L1).
The Tractor Boys have scored just once in the final 15 minutes of games this season, a league-low figure.


QPR v MK Dons
Rangers' only previous win against MK Dons came in the FA Cup in 2011/12 via a replay after the first game finished 1-1 at Stadium MK before QPR won at Loftus Road 1-0.
MK Dons got their revenge the following January, in a surprise 4-2 win for the then League One side over Premier League opponents.
QPR kept just their second clean sheet of the season in midweek, 0-0 versus Sheffield Wednesday. They haven't kept successive clean sheets in the league since December 2013.
The Dons are winless in five league away games (D2 L3), scoring just twice in that run.
QPR's games have produced a league-high 41 goals this season. Indeed no team has scored (19) or conceded (22) more goals than the Hoops.
MK Dons are the only side yet to score from outside the box in the Championship this season.

Wolves v Middlesbrough
Wolves have won each of the last four fixtures between these sides at Molineux, keeping a clean sheet on three occasions.
Middlesbrough have already beaten Wolves 3-0 at the Riverside this season in the Capital One Cup.
There has not been a draw between these two sides at Molineux in nine games, with the visitors losing twice as many times as they have won in that time (W3 L6).
The home side have won each of the last six league encounters between these two sides.
Wolves have conceded a league-high share 65% of their goals in the first half this season.
Boro meanwhile have shipped just three goals in the opening 45 minutes this season - only Reading have conceded fewer in this time (2).

Cardiff v Bristol City
Cardiff have won six of their last eight league games home and away against Bristol City (L2).
City last won at Cardiff in December 2002, when goals from Brian Tinnion and Christian Roberts gave them a 2-0 win at Ninian Park
The Bluebirds are unbeaten in six home games against the Robins (W5 D1), winning the last four in a row.
This will be their first encounter since the 2012/13 season, in which the home side won on both occasions.
Cardiff have won four of their last five at home, losing the other.
The Robins have averaged two goals-per-game over their last 15 away league matches, failing to score just once in that time.

 

 
 
 

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