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Accrington Stanley visit University of Bradford Stadium on Saturday for the League Two clash with home side Bradford City.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Bradford City v Accrington Stanley are shown on this page (inc. the best betting odds).
Bradford City, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 5-1 EFL Trophy triumph versus Barnsley.
For Bradford City, the goals were scored by Matthew Platt (2'), Andy Cook (17'), Tyler Smith (35'), Lewis Richards (63') and Clarke Oduor (66'). Barry Cotter (77') was the scorer for Barnsley.
It’s not been often in recent times where Bradford City haven’t conceded. The reality is that Bradford City have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 13 goals in the process.
Coming into this meeting, Bradford City are without a home win in the past 2 matches in the league.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Nottingham Forest U21's in EFL Trophy action, Accrington Stanley and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The only player to score from Accrington Stanley was Korede Adedoyin (58').
In the course of their 6 latest matches, John Coleman's Accrington Stanley have found the back of the net a total of 10 times thus giving them a goals per game average of 1.67.
Coming into this contest, Accrington Stanley have left without a victory over Bradford City in away games against them for the last 6 league games. They'll be keen to stop this run.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head clashes going back to 08/09/2012 shows us that Bradford City have won 2 of them & Accrington Stanley 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 3.
A combined sum of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 8 from The Bantams and 6 belonging to Stanley. That’s an average goals per game of 2.33.
Team News: Bradford City
The Bradford City boss Graham Alexander will be happy not to have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: Accrington Stanley
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, the Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman has no fitness worries to speak of before this game.
We’re thinking that Accrington Stanley will manage to score a goal against this Bradford City side, however that might not be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re tipping a close game with a 2-1 victory for Bradford City after 90 minutes. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: University of Bradford Stadium (25,136)
Captain: Richard Smallwood
Chairman: Stefan Rupp
Manager: Graham Alexander
Competitions: League Two position 19, EFL Trophy (Group F - North)
⭐ Star Player: Andy Cook
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Andy Cook was born in England. After having made a senior debut playing for Barrow in the 2009 - 2010 season, the dangerous Forward has got 6 league goals in this League Two 2023 - 2024 campaign to date from a total of 15 appearances.