w/c 29th May 2021

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w/c 29th May 2021

Postby Garawa » Sun May 23, 2021 12:58 pm

Saturday 29th
ROCHDALE: Rochdale conceded 42 home goals, the joint highest total in the division. They won 4 and lost 1 of their final 7 league games but won 2 and lost 12 of the 22 league games before them. After drawing and winning their opening 2 home league games, they failed to win the next 17 (9 defeats) before winning 3 in a row.

Sunday 30th
SHREWSBURY TOWN: At the halfway point of the season, Shrewsbury won 8 and lost 2 in 12 league matches. The following 19 games saw 4 wins and 10 defeats. Shrewsbury had the worst record when leading at half time, winning 50% of games when ahead compared with a division average of 78.3%.

Monday 31st
SUNDERLAND: Sunderland were behind in their away games for only 198 minutes, the shortest amount in League 1. They won 286 corners (the most in the division) and conceded only 176 (the fewest in the division). Sunderland managed 83 more shots on target than they faced, the best total in League 1.

Tuesday 1st
SWINDON TOWN: More goals were scored in Swindon games (144) than any other League 1 side thanks in part to them conceding the most goals in the division (89). They managed the fewest clean sheets home (2) and away (2) and were behind longest both at home (904 minutes) and away (1089).

Wednesday 2nd
WIGAN ATHLETIC: Wigan won 6 of their final 14 league games (including 4 in a row) having previously won 7 (5 of them away from home) in their opening 32. They took the fewest shots on target (138) which contributed to the worst shot difference (-78). Their 678 fouls was the most in League 1.

Thursday 3rd
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