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Lewis Constable 24th Dec 2014 - 18:08

League One Opta Facts December 26th 2014

Bristol City v Yeovil Town
Bristol City are unbeaten in their previous twenty home Boxing Day games (W12 D8).
Yeovil have lost their previous three Boxing Day games, conceding three goals each time.
Bristol City have scored just five goals since the start of November. They scored 11 in October alone.
The Glovers have scored 13 goals in away matches, compared to five at home.
The Robins have used just 21 players this campaign, a joint-league low with MK Dons.

Chesterfield v Peterborough United
The two sides have met three times previously on Boxing Day, with two 1-1 draws in 1989 and 1995 and Chesterfield winning 2-1 in 2003.
Peterborough have won three of their last five Boxing Day games, having lost 10 of their previous 11.
The Spireites have been victorious in four of the last six league meetings against the Posh.
Peterborough have lost only one of their previous five trips to Chesterfield (W3 D1).
Chesterfield have lost just one of their last six home games played on Boxing Day (W3 D2).
The Posh's last clean sheet against Chesterfield in the league came in February 2003.

Colchester United v Gillingham
Colchester are unbeaten in nine games against Gillingham in all competitions (W6 D3), stretching back to August 2005.
Gillingham have failed to keep a Boxing Day clean sheet for nine games, the last coming in a 1-0 home win over Watford in 2003.
Colchester have lost three home games in a row for the second time this season.
Jake Hessenthaler has a joint-league high of seven assists, but is yet to score this season.
The U's have conceded the fewest number of fouls in League One (179).

Doncaster Rovers v Coventry City
Doncaster have failed to beat Coventry at home in their previous four attempts (D1 L3).
Coventry haven't lost a Boxing Day match in the third tier since 1953, winning seven and drawing twice in games since then.
Doncaster are the only team in League One yet to lose a point when leading this season, though they have led just seven times.
Gary Madine has played a part in four of Coventry's last six goals, scoring two and assisting two.
Donny have conceded just two goals in the final 15 minutes this season, a league low, but have conceded six in the opening 15 minutes, a joint-league-high.

Fleetwood Town v Bradford City
This will be Fleetwood's third Boxing Day game in the Football League since promotion in 2012, having previously played Morecambe twice (W1 L1).
Bradford have won one of their last twelve away Boxing Day fixtures (D5 L6). The Bantams' only win in that time was a 3-0 away win at York in 1995.
Fleetwood have let in just two goals in the opening 30 minutes of games this season.
No Bradford player has scored more than four league goals this season (Clarke and Hanson have scored four).
Neither of these sides have won from behind this season in League One.

Leyton Orient v Crawley Town
Crawley have a 100% win record against Leyton Orient (P4 W4).
Leyton Orient have won just two of their previous eleven Boxing Day fixtures (D2 L7).
The O's have lost three consecutive league games. They last lost four on the spin in November 2012.
Crawley Town are without a win in seven matches, the longest wait for a victory in League One currently (D5 L2).
No side has collected fewer points at home than Leyton Orient this campaign (6) while only two teams have picked up fewer on the road than Crawley (7).
The Red Devils haven't won an away game in League One since opening day (v Barnsley), drawing four and losing five.

Notts County v MK Dons
MK Dons have won their last five away Boxing Day fixtures, including a 2-1 success away at Notts County in 2007.
Highly-rated MK Dons youngster Dele Alli scored his first career hat-trick in last season's 3-1 away victory at Meadow Road.
The Magpies have lost each of their last three matches at home. They last lost more consecutively in April 2011 (a run of five games).
MK Dons have scored 15 times in their last four league games, though only two of those have come in away matches.
MK Dons are unbeaten in 11 league matches (W7 D4) the longest current run in League One. Only once have the club gone longer unbeaten (18 matches at the end of 2007/08 season).

Oldham Athletic v Crewe Alexandra
The sides met on Boxing Day 2008 with Oldham winning 3-0 at Gresty Road.
Crewe have failed to win in their previous eight Boxing Day fixtures (D3 L5).
The Latics have shipped 11 goals in their last two league games, failing to score themselves.
Crewe hold the lowest figure for average possession this season in League One (37.3%)
Oldham are the only League One side yet to score in December.

Port Vale v Sheffield United
Port Vale have failed to keep a clean sheet on Boxing Day since 2001.
Sheffield United are unbeaten at Vale Park in the league since December 1983 (9 games).
Port Vale have conceded more goals from open play from outside the area than any other League One side (7).
The Blades are without a win in five league games (D4 L1), having conceded exactly one goal in each match.
In fact, United's last eight league games have produced just 12 goals, with neither side scoring more than once in each match.

Preston North End v Barnsley
Preston have won just one of their previous seven home Boxing Day games (2-0 against Derby in 2008).
This is the first time since February 1971 that the two sides have met in the third tier of English football.
PNE are the only League One side to score in every home game this season.
The Tykes have found the back of the net in their last 12 League One games, the best current run in the division.
Jermaine Beckford netted his first league goal since April 2014 at the weekend against Peterborough. His previous goal came against Barnsley.

Scunthorpe United v Rochdale
Scunthorpe haven't lost at home to Rochdale since February 1999 in all competitions (W6 D2).
Rochdale had three players sent off in fixtures between the two sides last season, with Jack O'Connell, Oliver Lancashire and Michael Rose all seeing red.
Only Colchester United (31) have used more players than Scunthorpe this campaign (30).
No player has been involved in more League One goals for his side than Rochdale's Matt Done (16).
Rochdale have gained 12 points from behind this season - no League One side has claimed more.

Walsall v Swindon Town
Walsall have won their last three home games on Boxing Day.
Swindon have lost just one of their previous nine games against Walsall (D5 W3).
Tom Bradshaw has scored nine of Walsall's 19 league goals this season. No other player at the club has netted more than three.
Ben Gladwin has been involved in four of Swindon's last five goals, scoring once and assisting three.
Walsall boast the best defence in League One (18 conceded), but only two sides have scored fewer than them (19).

 

 
 
 

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