Monday, February 20, 2012

Championship Opta Facts - February 21st to 23rd

Barnsley v Birmingham City
The last two meetings between Barnsley and City have ended 1-1, with Barnsley opening the scoring in both games.
The Tykes have won only one of their last five matches at home to Birmingham, losing three.
None of Barnsley's last 22 league matches have ended in a draw (11 wins, 11 defeats).
Barnsley have scored in their last 15 league games at home, the longest run by a side in the Championship this season.
Birmingham are unbeaten in 10 league games, only Middlesbrough (11) have gone on a longer run without defeat in the Championship this season.
There has been just one goal scored in Birmingham's last three league games combined (Redmond in 86th minute vs Portsmouth).

Millwall v Middlesbrough
Boro are unbeaten on their last three trips to Millwall (W1 D2).
Scott McDonald, who scored in both league meetings with the Lions last season, has scored in his last two league games.
Millwall have failed to score in their last four league games at home.
A win last time out ended Middlesbrough's longest winless run of the season in the league (six games).
Boro have conceded at least twice in their last four league games on the road.

Blackpool v West Ham
The Hammers have scored seven goals over their last two meetings with Blackpool, including a 4-0 home win earlier this season.
West Ham have won six of their last eight league meetings with the Seasiders, drawing the other two.
Blackpool are unbeaten in seven in the Championship, winning five of these.
The Seasiders have conceded exactly once in each of their last five league games.
West Ham have won only one of their last five league games on the road.
Mark Noble has scored three penalties in West Ham's last four league games.

Hull City v Brighton
Hull have won only one of their last five meetings with the Seagulls (D1 L3).
The last four meetings between the sides at Hull have ended 2-0: twice to Hull and twice to Brighton.
Hull have kept five consecutive clean sheets in the league: no side has kept six in a row in the Championship this season.
There have been only eight goals scored in the last eight league games involving Hull.
Brighton are unbeaten in seven league games (W5 D2), their best run of the season.

Derby County v Leicester City
Leicester have won to nil in their last three meetings with the Rams.
Derby have scored just one goal in their last five clashes with the Foxes combined.
Derby are without a win in five league games, failing to scored in four of these.
At home, the Rams have won four of their last five in the Championship.
Leicester have taken 1.33 points per game under Nigel Pearson in the league this season, compared to 1.38 under Sven Goran-Eriksson.
David Nugent has scored four goals in Leicester's last five league games.